Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

The recent trend of DIY security companies claiming to protect homes with no contracts isn't always 100% accurate.

Apr 17, 2019

Do You Have a Lunch-Break Policy for Technicians?

Integrators cannot force employees to work through lunch, nor can employees opt to waive their lunch break.

Dec 26, 2018

Is It Illegal to Install a ‘Hidden’ Smart Speaker?

Certain state laws prohibit audio recording in covert applications, so can you disguise an Amazon Echo or Google Home?

Dec 18, 2018

Should You Add Surcharge to Clients Who Pay by Credit Card?

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum advises integrators to be careful about adding credit card surcharges.

Nov 20, 2018

Careful on 1099 vs Employee: Wrong Contract Can Bite You in the … Achilles

Security dealer hires full-time 'independent' 1099 salesman who gets bit by a dog during a sales call. Who is liable for medical expenses and lost wages?

Aug 13, 2018

Thorny Legalities of Video Surveillance in MDU Applications

Supplying surveillance video for ‘lawful purposes’ of apprehending suspects is OK., but there are numerous complex legalities for which dealers need protection.

Jun 20, 2018