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Top Mistakes with a Non-Compete Agreement

One way to succeed in business comes by making yourself indispensable. This approach is great for job security and for getting you the best possible work environment including compensation and benefits. However, business owners react to employing...

Know the Main Employment Types to Stay Protected

In today’s complex business world, there are many classifications of employment status. Employers use different options for their workforce to employ the right person for the right job at the right time for the right extent of time....

What Every Employee Needs to Know About FMLA

The federal mandate, known as the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, helps bridge workers’ employment and health needs for the individual and their family. Lawmakers designed this legislation to require employers to allow their employees...

5 Ways to Challenge Your Non-Compete Agreement

Starting a new job is an exciting time full of new opportunities for growth and learning. The challenges that come with learning a new set of processes and approaches help an individual to become more agile and capable of new skills. However,...

Filing a Wage and Hour Claim Made Easy

Federal law orders employers to pay minimum wage, plus time and a half for work done past 40 hours, according to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The 21st century has rife with claims of unpaid wages. In 2018, the Wage and Hour...

Steps to Recover Unpaid Wages and Hours

  Working should give one a sense of accomplishment and build professional abilities. However, a job should also provide an income. When employers fail to provide wages at the previously agreed upon rate, employees have been left without...

Types of Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

  Michigan is fortunate enough to have a diverse population with residents and visitors who bring distinct backgrounds and identities to our state. Many laws protect our residents from workplace discrimination. The Elliott-Larsen Civil...

What Are Wage and Hour Claims?

Discrimination and harassment lawsuits used to be the most common types of employment lawsuits. Recently, however, the most common type of lawsuits filed against employers are wage and hour claims. Thus, it is essential to understand your rights and...

Are Employment Agreements Legally Binding?

Employment agreements, or employment contracts, outline the exact nature of a person’s relationship to the company they will work for. While these employment agreements do hold up as contracts, it’s important to understand just how...

Can You Sue For Wrongful Termination?

Are you stuck on determining whether your termination was legitimate or illegitimate? In most organizations, an employer can fire a worker at any time with or without a valid reason. However, in some instances, the "at will" isn't...

Steps To Take If You Were Sexually Harassed At Work

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that should be addressed immediately if you are a victim yourself. Sexual harassment can include lewd comments, bribery, or in severe situations, even physical assault. When you are a victim of...
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