Ask The Lawyer, CAN EMPLOYER ASK ABOUT CRIMINAL CONVICTION?
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Ask The Lawyer, CAN EMPLOYER ASK ABOUT CRIMINAL CONVICTION?

CAN EMPLOYER ASK ABOUT CRIMINAL CONVICTION? QUESTION: I heard that Gov. Snyder signed a “ban the box” law last year,...
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Ask The Lawyer, “Love Contracts?”
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Ask The Lawyer, “Love Contracts?”

“LOVE CONTRACTS” PUBLICIZE YOUR PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AT WORK – AND RAISE MANY QUESTIONS By Daniel A. Gwinn, GWINN LEGAL PLLC...
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Ask The Lawyer, ‘MASSAGING’ RESUME COSTS WORKER HIS JOB
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Ask The Lawyer, ‘MASSAGING’ RESUME COSTS WORKER HIS JOB

‘MASSAGING’ RESUME COSTS WORKER HIS JOB – AND MAYBE $100K TOO! QUESTION: Over a decade ago, when I applied at...
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Ask The Lawyer, Are we on the hook for his benefits?
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Ask The Lawyer, Are we on the hook for his benefits?

ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT FOR WORKER WHO LEFT FOR MEDICAL REASONS? QUESTION: One of my employees was diagnosed with...
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Ask The Lawyer,I believe my privacy has been violated.
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Ask The Lawyer,I believe my privacy has been violated.

VIOLATION OF PRIVACY? EMPLOYEE’S GMAIL ACCOUNT ACCESSED BY FORMER BOSS QUESTION: Until recently, I worked at a title company. I...
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Ask The Lawyer, PAID SICK TIME?
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Ask The Lawyer, PAID SICK TIME?

PAID SICK TIME? AVAILABLE, BUT WITH RESTRICTIONS, UNDER NEW LAW QUESTION: I heard that the Michigan legislature passed a law...
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Ask The Lawyer,  Can I sue the company if it doesn’t ensure my safety?
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Ask The Lawyer, Can I sue the company if it doesn’t ensure my safety?

QUESTION: I work at a shop where we routinely work with heavy metal assemblies, cutting and welding tools, drive forklifts...
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Ask The Lawyer, Minimum Wage Increase?
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Ask The Lawyer, Minimum Wage Increase?

QUESTION: I heard some talk that the minimum wage was going to be increased to $10, but I haven’t heard...
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WORKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY? EXTRA PAY IS OPTIONAL By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.
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WORKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY? EXTRA PAY IS OPTIONAL By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

WORKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY? EXTRA PAY IS OPTIONAL QUESTION: I work at a small, independent drug store. My boss has...
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HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE!
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HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE!

HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE! By: Daniel A. Gwinn Holiday parties! Great...
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Internet for Personal Use at Work? By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.
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Internet for Personal Use at Work? By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

AN UNENFORCED POLICY MAY BE … UNENFORCEABLE QUESTION:  I’m a supervisor at a large company. The company has an Internet...
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Ask The Lawyer, WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY!
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Ask The Lawyer, WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY!

WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY! QUESTION: I was watching the old...
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Ask The Lawyer: “TOO FAT” TO PERFORM JOB?
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Ask The Lawyer: “TOO FAT” TO PERFORM JOB?

WEIGHTY QUESTION: WHAT TO DO WHEN WORKER BECOMES “TOO FAT” TO PERFORM JOB? QUESTION: I run a cleaning service in...
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Ask The Lawyer, Manager in Name Only?
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Ask The Lawyer, Manager in Name Only?

A MANAGER ‘IN NAME ONLY’ CAN COST EMPLOYER A BUNDLE QUESTION: I own several small restaurants in the metro area....
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Ask The Lawyer, MANAGER ‘IN NAME ONLY’?
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Ask The Lawyer, MANAGER ‘IN NAME ONLY’?

A MANAGER ‘IN NAME ONLY’ CAN COST EMPLOYER A BUNDLE QUESTION: I own several small restaurants in the metro area....
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Ask The Lawyer, WHO NEEDS SLEEP?
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Ask The Lawyer, WHO NEEDS SLEEP?

WHO NEEDS SLEEP? NO LIMIT ON HOURS MEDICAL RESIDENTS – AND OTHERS – CAN WORK QUESTION: My son-in-law is a...
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Ask The Lawyer: Isn’t it against the law to discriminate against older workers?
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Ask The Lawyer: Isn’t it against the law to discriminate against older workers?

OLDER WORKER THINKS HIRING PROCESS DISCRIMINATED QUESTION: I’m 57, well-qualified and experienced, and looking for a job – but I...
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Ask The Lawyer, SEXUAL HARASSMENT SOMETIMES HARD TO DEFINE
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Ask The Lawyer, SEXUAL HARASSMENT SOMETIMES HARD TO DEFINE

SEXUAL HARASSMENT SOMETIMES HARD TO DEFINE QUESTION: With all the talk of sexual harassment and the #MeToo Movement, I’m afraid...
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ATTORNEY DANIEL A. GWINN TO SPEAK AT PFLAG GROSSE POINTE
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ATTORNEY DANIEL A. GWINN TO SPEAK AT PFLAG GROSSE POINTE

ATTORNEY DANIEL A. GWINN TO SPEAK AT PFLAG GROSSE POINTE “You can be married on Sunday and fired for that...
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Ask The Lawyer, NO WAY OUT?
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Ask The Lawyer, NO WAY OUT?

NO WAY OUT? BOSS THREATENS TO SUE WORKER IF HE LEAVES FOR BETTER JOB QUESTION: I work as an aide...
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