Einterz & Einterz Blog

  • 06/27/2011 - 2:27pm

     

    By: Michael Einterz, Jr.

                Beginning July 1, 2011, Indiana’s new immigration bill goes into effect, including the adoption of the E-Verify program run by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA).

                The E-Verify program allows an employer the ability to check an employee’s information – presented on an I-9 form – against DHS and SSA databases and to confirm the employee’s authorization to work in the...

  • 06/24/2011 - 11:26am

    By Mike Einterz

     

                There is an old adage that a customer who is not forced to pay his outstanding bill becomes charity forced upon the creditor.  In today’s economy collecting money from customers has become paramount.  The keys to doing so successfully begin before the customer becomes a customer. 

                The components of collecting are: 1) A well written contract with a collection paragraph. 2) A personal guaranty from the customer to pay....

  • 06/02/2011 - 9:34am

     

    By Zach Eichel

    In the current economy many people and businesses are struggling with mounting credit card debt.  As a result, many individuals and business owners are seeking ways to remedy these credit woes.  In order to do this many of these people seek out credit service organizations which advertize that they can repair your credit, lower your credit, lower payments on outstanding credit cards, and many other promises. 

    Credit service organizations are any person or group that sells, provides, performs or represents the person can or will sell...

  • 05/23/2011 - 10:24am

     

    By Michael Einterz, Jr.

                There has been an inordinate amount of discussion in the news media and blogs about law firms lately. If you keep an eye out, you can usually find one or two articles a week covering a law firm that goes bust, or an attorney that goes off the deep end. All-in-all, though, the legal profession is usually pretty quiet.

                Recently that trend has started to change. Most notably, the Economist magazine ran several features on law firms – one that we linked...

  • 05/09/2011 - 9:59am

    By Mike Einterz

    Thousands of people protested in Wisconsin, then thousands more in Indiana, and thousands more in Ohio, because laws were changing about public unions.  But how do public or private unions actually affect the workplace?

    A union is a group of people who agree to be treated as an organization with a designated representative to bargain for them with a given employer over the terms of the organization’s members’ employment.  The terms include the wages, hours worked, benefits, and work rules.  Various unions often affiliate with each...