New Regulations

A big part of ensuring business success is ensuring that your business is staying atop on all of the latest local and national regulations and how they are changing. Staying atop of the constant changes can be difficult for a business owner who already has a lot of other issues to worry about, but failure to understand the changes can spell out potential legal issues that can be very costly. It is best to be proactive. These blog posts will provide you with all the latest updates or changes in regulations and how they will impact your business. Located in the Greater New England region, we at Navigate want to help your business perform better. We will break down new regulations and make it easy for you to understand what exactly they mean. Topic examples include what “Ban the Box” is, steps to ensuring immigration compliance, and minimum wage changes.

Why New Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door for Pregnant Women

Why New Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door for Pregnant Women

In 2008, Samantha Elauf, a Muslim woman, sued the retailer Abercrombie & Fitch for discrimination after the store refused to hire her because her hijab clashed with the store’s dress code. On June 1, the Supreme Court sided in an 8-1 decision with Elauf. According...

How to Offer Big Benefits at Your New England Small Business

How to Offer Big Benefits at Your New England Small Business

No one ever said running a company was easy. New England small-business owners embrace the challenge, taking on the difficult work of staying afloat in a crowded sea of larger competitors. Just because a business is small doesn’t mean it can’t enjoy some of the...

What is Ban the Box and Why Small Businesses Should Know About It

What is Ban the Box and Why Small Businesses Should Know About It

Recently, many U.S. states and cities have enacted bills to “Ban the Box” and prevent employers from requiring job applicants to disclose their criminal backgrounds. Such laws offer applicants with criminal histories an opportunity they’ve long been looking for: to...

How “Ban the Box” Affects Small Business in NYC

How “Ban the Box” Affects Small Business in NYC

While New York City’s (NYC) Fair Chance Act may bring new challenges to the city’s business owners, it is hoped that the new law will have a positive economic effect by allowing much of the city’s talent pool to apply for positions where they might not previously have...

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