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  • At a recent Michigan House Committee on Commerce and Trade, Republican lawmakers introduced a new bill that would replace HB 4052. Dubbed the “Death Star” bill by opponents, it would have wide reaching consequences on workers rights in the state of Michigan. The new bill, is sponsored by Rep. Earl Poleski (R). The reason this […]

  • What is FMLA? “FMLA” refers to The Family and Medical Leave Act. FMLA took effect in 1993 and is a United States Federal Law requiring employers to provide employees job protection when taking unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons. “FMLA was intended to balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of […]

  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal law enforcement agency that enforces laws against workplace discrimination. In order to file a lawsuit against an employer you first have to file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC. This guide will help you do exactly that.   Time Limits for Filing a Charge […]

  • Pregnancy can be a tough enough time in a woman’s life without worrying that her job or career are on the line. There are laws in place to protect you from pregnancy discrimination in the event that you are in need of extra accommodation during your pregnancy, to keep your employer from discriminating against you […]

  • Within the last decade, more women have entered the work force. As their numbers surge, their vulnerability to harassment has also increased. Often reported in the media are criminal acts of rape, assault and molestation, while the ‘less severe’ forms of harassment like verbal abuse, repeated lewd emails or smses, physical touching, or unwelcome comments […]

  • Whistleblowers are people who report unsafe workplace conditions to federal or regulatory agencies such as OSHA. These . Here are a few things you need to know about being a whistleblower and what is in place to protect you. You are protected against more than just firing: While being fired is probably the primary form […]

  • There are as many kinds of discrimination and harassment in the workplace as there are laws put in place to protect against it. Federal, state, and local law agencies have all put in place laws that protect the employee from unnecessary discrimination and harassment. Despite all of that, many employees can feel overwhelmed when discrimination […]

  • Disabled veterans and unremarried surviving spouses of disabled veterans will get up to a $7,500 property tax exemption next year on their homes thanks to a new bill, which passed during the 2014 Legislature. The bill states that after January 1, 2015, qualified homeowners and unremarried surviving spouses of such homeowners shall be allowed an […]

  • Employment law attorneys are lеgаl рrоfеѕѕіоnаls whо hаѕ been specially trаіnеd tо dеаl wіth thе lеgаl rіghtѕ оf workers аnd their еmрlоуеrѕ.

  • Employment law advisors саn hеlр you tо undеrѕtаnd thе еvеr сhаngіng state and federal lаwѕ. This will hеlр kеер you avoid lаwѕuіtѕ аnd оthеr lеgаl trоublе. Sееkіng the аdvісе оf an lеgаl рrоfеѕѕіоnаl іѕ a gооd іdеа іf you are аn employer. Emрlоуеrѕ аrе legally rеѕроnѕіblе fоr thеіr еmрlоуее’ѕ wеlfаrе аnd must аbіdе bу thе […]