Philadelphia Employment Law News

March 2014 Archives

5 Ways to Fund Your Small Business Without Banks

Since the financial crash of 2008, obtaining a small business loan from a bank can be difficult. So how can you find your small business without banks?

Banks want to see a financial track record for your business that proves that you'll be able to repay the money they're lending, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

So if funding your business through a bank is out of the question, here are five alternative options:

Can You Fire Someone For Not Smiling?

Marie Rogai, the former principal of Cardinal O'Hara High School, has filed a lawsuit against Archdiocese of Philadelphia alleging that she was fired for not smiling enough, according to Philly.com.

Most positions are at-will employment, which means that employers can pretty much terminate your job at any time for almost any reason.

However, even if the employment is at-will, employers can still be sued for wrongful termination if they fire a worker for illegal reasons.