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Things to Know (About Us!): Kathy Spray

This year has brought a lot of uncertainty. One area taking the hardest hit is education. As we roll into July, there are still questions about what the fall will bring for all levels of schooling. Parents and educators alike are looking for solution… Read More
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Open for Business? You Need a Preparedness Plan

Dirk Beamer reviews mandatory requirements and key considerations for Michigan businesses bringing employees back into the workplace. Read More
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Red, White & Blue

Red, White & Blue

After the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776, the day has been celebrated each year in honor of America’s freedom. As we prepare for the holiday this weekend, here are a few fun facts about the day: Two days after voting for in… Read More
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Back to Business

Back to Business

Little by little, businesses across Michigan are opening their doors again. As we all look toward getting “back to business,” many questions remain as to what that looks like. Businesses large and small continue to wade through the federal legisl… Read More
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Supreme Court Protects LG…

Supreme Court Protects LGBTQIA Workers

In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court last week ruled that Title VII of the United States Code (i.e, the federal statute that prohibits workplace discrimination based on sex) protects LGBTQIA workers. In short, this means em… Read More
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Should I Stay or Should I…

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

As Michigan businesses continue to reopen, employees are rapidly returning to the workplaces they left behind. Or are they? While many workers are eager to return to “brick and mortar” offices, others may feel reluctant to come back, like employe… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!): Donna Stewart

As the pandemic hit all around us, shuttering businesses and changing social norms, a handful of professions kept our communities going. While all of these frontline responders have been critically important, none have been more so than healthcare wo… Read More
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Examination Litigation

Examination Litigation

The college admissions process suffered another blow to its reputation this past month when parents of students who took an online version of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (“AP”) exams filed a class action lawsuit against the testing g… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!): Heather Yanke Lunneberg

These days, we are all finding new and creative ways to stay connected while maintaining distance. Phone calls have become video calls, meetings morphed into video conferences, seminars are now webinars, and churches “gather” virtually. As Direct… Read More
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Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

Covid-19 is causing anxiety on just about every level. One way I see it playing out is in people preparing their own estate plan documents because they fear the worst should they catch the virus, but they think the “stay home, stay safe” orders p… Read More
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