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Prevailing Wage Law Back…

Prevailing Wage Law Back in the News

In 2018, Michigan’s legislature voted to repeal legislation that required state contractors to pay workers a “prevailing wage” equivalent to union wages. The “Prevailing Wage” law applied to union and non-union workers alike. Supporters arg… Read More
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Land Contracts Simplified

Land Contracts Simplified

A typical real estate transaction involves a seller, a buyer, and buyer’s lender. At closing, buyer’s lender advances the funds to pay seller in full, seller conveys ownership to buyer by deed, and buyer gives its lender a security interest in th… Read More
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IP's New Baby

IP's New Baby

Have you heard the news?! The intellectual property family had a baby, and her name is “NFTs.” She has a big future ahead, but she speaks a language known to only a select group of people. Friends and relations of the IP family are going to want… Read More
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Do I Really Need an Emplo…

Do I Really Need an Employee Handbook?

Eighteen months of the coronavirus pandemic have wreaked havoc on workplace employee handbooks as human resource departments and small business owners struggled to rewrite the rules in the face of mandatory work from home orders and heightened safety… Read More
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COVID-19 Relief Programs…

COVID-19 Relief Programs Expiring Soon

This year has been another one of challenges, and the impact has been felt across the country, particularly in the workforce. Several programs were put in place over the months to lessen the blow, but as we wrap up 2021, some relief is set to end. Si… Read More
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All in the Family

All in the Family

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce indicates that there are 5.5 million family businesses in the United States. They account for 57% of gross domestic product and employ 63% of the workforce. For business owners, family and business are top priorities. Bus… Read More
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Relief for Renters

Relief for Renters

Last week, the Supreme Court ended the CDC’s eviction moratorium, and landlords may now evict residential tenants for nonpayment of rent. The moratorium was intended to protect tenants while state and local governments distributed $46.5 billion in… Read More
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Avoid Becoming a “Poste…

Avoid Becoming a “Poster Boy” for Posting Violations

Federal law requires employers to maintain labor law posters in a conspicuous location in the workplace, and failure to comply can result in harsh civil penalties (which are adjusted for inflation each year). In 2021, penalties range from $178 (Famil… Read More
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The Renter’s Insurance…

The Renter’s Insurance Rundown

As August comes to a close, students across the nation are headed back to college. As they pack up valuables like smartphones, TVs, jewelry, and laptops, it’s important to consider whether renter’s insurance may be beneficial. Renter’s insuranc… Read More
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A Timely Reminder

A Timely Reminder

While many of you may be in the midst of sending your children off to college at this time of year, the fact is, whether your child is going to college or not, once they turn 18, they become adults in the eyes of the law and you risk being shut out u… Read More
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