8 LEGAL TIPS FOR SUMMER TRAVEL

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Important legal questions are often forgotten during the frenzy of summer travel. Whether you are driving, flying or taking a cruise, it is important to be prepared. These tips will help you be ready for the unexpected. Call your LegalShield provider law firm if you need assistance.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OVERTIME

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If your employees work more than 40 hours per 7-day workweek they may be entitled to overtime pay. New overtime rules were set to take effect late in 2016. These regulations would have expanded the number of employees eligible to receive overtime pay but they are currently tied up in federal court. It is vital that you observe the current regulations to avoid potential fines or litigation. If you have questions about state or federal overtime rules, contact your LegalShield provider law firm.

SHORT TERM RENTALS: WHAT HOSTS AND GUESTS NEED TO KNOW

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Websites like Airbnb, Bookings.com and Homeaway have made it easier than ever to rent out your home or apartment to guests. For travelers, these websites make booking a stay easy and offer competitive rates. There are some important legal considerations for both the hosts and guests who use these websites. These include local regulations, liability insurance coverage and protecting yourself from scams. The following tips will help you avoid common problems and make informed decisions. If you have any legal questions contact your LegalShield provider law firm.