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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| September 17, 2018

SOMEONE HAS TO GO – OK TO LAYOFF WORKER WHO RECEIVES SOCIAL SECURITY AND WON’T FEEL THE PAIN AS MUCH?! QUESTION: Our sales were way down last year, so we have to lay off a couple of workers. It’s a really hard decision. One of our long-term employees started receiving social security retirement benefits a […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| August 26, 2018

WE CREATED A TRUST, BUT WE’RE STILL PAYING FOR PROBATE – WHY? QUESTION: My parents wanted to put all their assets in a trust for me and my siblings, so that when they passed, the property would not have to go through probate. My father had suffered a major heart attack and – understandably – […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| April 30, 2018

ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. Attorney and Counselor at Law GWINN LEGAL PLLC 901 Wilshire Drive, Suite 550 Troy, MI 48084 (248) 247-3300 (248) 247-3310 facsimile daniel@gwinnlegal.com| www.gwinnlegal.com WILLING TO WORK FOR FREE? NEW RULES FOR UNPAID INTERNS LET INTERNS DO MORE WORK QUESTION: Our high school daughter, 17, would like to […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| January 22, 2018

CONFUSED ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS, FMLA REQUIREMENTS, OR WHAT ACTS CONSTITUTE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORK PLACE? INVITE DANIEL GWINN TO CUT THROUGH THE LEGALESE IN AN INFORMATIVE SEMINAR ON EMPLOYMENT AND HR ISSUES A firm offering in-home care worried its sexual harassment and social media policies might be out of date, or hard to follow, […]

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By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| December 18, 2017

WHAT SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION? WORKER ON LEAVE LOOKS VERY HEALTHY IN FB POST QUESTION: One of my employees has been out on FMLA leave for several weeks due to an injury to her hip that, she said, made it impossibly painful to work. A couple of days ago, some Facebook posts of this worker came […]

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Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| May 15, 2017

HOW DO I KEEP MY PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVATE DURING CO-WORKER’S LAWSUIT? QUESTION: A former co-worker is suing my employer for employment discrimination. Her lawyer asked the company to turn over personnel files for several employees, including me, and she’s listed several of us as witnesses. A friend told me that anyone can look at information […]

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Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| March 31, 2017

RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC IS HAVING PROBLEMS ON THE JOB – IS HE PROTECTED UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT? QUESTION: One of my employees told me a year ago that he is a recovering alcoholic. He never had any issues at work, until recently: He’s been late five times in the last month, and two projects […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. PART II: From Bad To Worse And Then Some

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. PART II: From Bad To Worse And Then Some

| January 8, 2017

PART II: FROM BAD TO WORSE AND THEN SOME: THREATENED BY THE MICHIGAN UNEMPLOYMENT AGENCY AFTER YOU’VE LOST YOUR JOB  by: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. & Laura Bradshaw Tucker, Esq. In the second of our series on the Michigan Unemployment Agency (UIA), we present a case study where an unemployed worker was wrongly assessed penalties because […]

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Ask The Lawyer Threatened by the Michigan Unemployment Agency After You’ve Lost your Job

Ask The Lawyer Threatened by the Michigan Unemployment Agency After You’ve Lost your Job

| December 31, 2016

Ask The Lawyer Threatened by the Michigan Unemployment Agency After You’ve Lost your Job FROM BAD TO WORSE AND THEN SOME: by: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. & Laura Bradshaw Tucker, Esq. For the next several weeks, GWINN TAURIAINEN PLLC takes on the Michigan Unemployment Agency (UIA), to inform its friends and clients about the risks associated […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| November 7, 2016

DO EMPLOYERS HAVE TO PAY WORKERS FOR UNAUTHORIZED OVERTIME? QUESTION:  We had a big project recently, and one of our decided to stay late, working overtime without prior approval, in order to finish up (he was going on vacation the next week). Our company policy is that overtime has to be authorized, or it won’t […]

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