Trends in paternity leave in the U.S.

Excerpted from a Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC blog by Chelsea Thompson Parental leave was, once again, in the forefront of public discourse as the internet debated the appropriateness of Parag Agrawal, the CEO of Twitter, announcing his intention to take “a few weeks” off work following the birth of his second child. While much […]

How can you support small businesses during the holidays?

Sure, Target, Walmart and Amazon are a huge part of the American economy. But don’t be fooled, small businesses make up over 90% of all businesses in the U.S. It’s not an easy road for the independent entrepreneur. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses have around a 50% survival rate. And the road […]