WE’VE BEEN HERE BEFORE: PROPOSAL TO RAISE WAGES FOR SALARIED EMPLOYEES LIKELY TO FACE OPPOSITION QUESTION: I read an article online that said employers have to start paying their salaried workers more. I’m an employer so I’m concerned about this. It
Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. – Unfair or Illegal?
HEADLINE: WITH MARIJUANA USE LEGAL, EMPLOYERS QUESTION TESTING WORKERS FOR POT QUESTION: After a highly qualified candidate was disqualified for testing positive for THC on a pre-employment drug test, the human relations department of our business suggested we scrap the test completely.
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay HEADLINE: KEEPING EMPLOYEE MANUALS ONLINE MAY NOT BE FINE QUESTION: I was hired last year by a Detroit area company. As part of the on-boarding paperwork, I signed a statement saying that as an employee of the company, I
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay HEADLINE: IF ANY TIME’S FINE TO START WORK, BOSS CAN’T DISCHARGE WORKER FOR GOING WITH THE FLOW QUESTION: I run a small business — just 20 people. Although we have an attendance policy, I’ve never really laid down the
Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.- Can Worker Sue For Harassment?
Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. -‘Not eligible’?
Did ‘natural’ hair lead to unnaturally poor treatment on the job? QUESTION: I am a Black woman with natural hair. I used to straighten it for work, but when I read that hair straighteners have been linked to an increased risk of
Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. – Spilled Coffee = Lost Wages?
Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.- Minimum wage stays put – for now