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10
December
2012

Right to work still a ripoff

Both houses of the Michigan Legislature just pushed through legislation that will make Michigan a “right to work” state once Governor Rick Snyder signs the bill into law later this week as promised.  This follows on the heels of similar efforts… Read More
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29
November
2012

Taking on the giant of giants

For decades, Walmart has dominated much of the retail market, often at the expense – literally and figuratively – of local communities.  With the rapid growth of Walmart, everything from the proverbial mom-and-pop shop to community infrastructur… Read More
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16
November
2012

Vital legal rights in the crosshairs

This term, the United States Supreme Court will decide a number of high-profile issues in civil rights and employment cases.  Among the questions to be tackled by the Court include the validity and proper scope of voting rights protections.  Given… Read More
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29
October
2012

The de facto death of disparate impact in most age discrimination cases

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently promulgated regulations, 29 U.S.C. §§ 1625.1, et seq., concerning an affirmative defense that employers may use to defeat disparate impact discrimination claims brou… Read More
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08
October
2012

The future is now in e-discovery: predictive coding

As people’s work and personal lives become increasingly dependent on smartphones, tablets, and other emerging technology – whether to participate in the growing forms of social media or to handle day-to-day affairs – electronic discovery is… Read More
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01
October
2012

Federal and state elections update

Federal and State elections will be held in approximately 1 month. Those elections could have a dramatic impact, with reverberations for decades, as to the legal rights of unions, employees in general, consumers, and other members of the larger commu… Read More
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