The Importance of Having Unlimited, Flat-fee Legal Counsel as an Employer

Legal consultation in these 6 critical areas would cost over $10,000 annually from a traditional law firm. At myHRcounsel, we thought differently, and have introduced an alternative legal model, which is a much better fit for many businesses. For just for $1.99 per employee per month (min. $99 a month), you will receive a legally drafted employee handbook, unlimited on demand access to our attorneys- which cover all six critical areas below, as well as 24/7 access to our HR Solutions Center.

  1. Legally drafted Federal and State Handbook (#1 way to prevent employee lawsuits – Average employment lawsuit costs $150,000)
  2. Background checks: increase in class action lawsuits for Authorization and Disclosure forms on background checks – and increased lawsuits for wrongful use of checks
  3. I-9’s – legalities of ID’s and forms – needs legal advice
  4. Upon hiring, critical to have employee sign employment agreement with Confidentiality, Non-Solicitation and Proprietary Rights
  5. ADA/FMLA issues – top 3 issue for employment lawsuits – erroneous application of FMLA and ADA laws
  6. Termination: many errors made in terminating employees – should also have legally drafted Separation Agreement signed by employee being termed