The Workplace Hiring Guide explains the legal difference between volunteers, interns, independent contractors, and employees. It is also important to ensure your hiring practices do not discriminate based on the following classes: Race, Color, Religion, Sex (including pregnancy), National Origin, Age (40+), Disability, and Genetic Information.
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The Startup Packages are among the most popular sets of flat-fee legal products in our startup community. This step-by-step Process Guide takes you through each step of the Packages to help you understand what’s coming, what to ask about, what your different options are, and highlights areas where we think it’s particularly important to get a lawyer’s advice.
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Create a US corporation.
Apply for a J1 Visa, a US non-immigrant visa available to exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange. Applicants must be sponsored either by a private sector or government program.
Apply for an H1B Visa, a US non-immigrant visa that employs foreign workers to be employed in specialty occupations.
Register a US trademark.
File a provisional patent application. This establishes an early filing date for the invention, and can mature into an issued patent if the applicant files a regular non-provisional patent application within one year.
Apply for a B1 Visa, a US non-immigrant visa available individuals seeking entry for business purposes.