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Employment Contract Articles

Navigating the Ethical Dilemma: To Violate or Not to Violate an Employment Contract

December 14th, 2023|0 Comments

Employment contracts are the backbone of employer-employee relationships, setting forth terms, conditions, and expectations to ensure a harmonious and productive workplace. However, circumstances may arise that prompt individuals to question the morality and consequences of violating such agreements. This blog post delves into the ethical considerations surrounding the decision to violate an employment contract, exploring the potential justifications and consequences.

Do I tell a potential employer I’m pregnant when interviewing?

December 6th, 2023|0 Comments

In Michigan, as in many other states in the United States, there are laws that protect pregnant employees from discrimination. The federal law that protects pregnant employees is the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Under the PDA, employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees or applicants based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. But what does this actually mean if you have yet to secure the job? 

Tips for Negotiating Your New Employment Agreement

September 4th, 2023|0 Comments

Negotiating a job contract can be a crucial step for you to secure favorable terms and ensure your future success. After the many years of training that led to this point, you may find it dauting to have to advocate for yourself and not simply sign whatever offer you are given.

Navigating Diverse Employment Settings for Dentists

September 4th, 2023|0 Comments

Embarking on a journey within the realm of dentistry opens up a world of diverse employment opportunities. From the traditional solo practice, to the bustling team dynamics of group practices and the innovative frontiers of teledentistry, dentists today have an array of paths to choose from.

Compensation Considerations: Additional Benefits and Perks

September 4th, 2023|0 Comments

Physicians and dentists are highly sought-after professionals, and as such, such employment agreements may include various benefits and perks to attract and retain top talent. Taking these additional benefits and perks into consideration is important when assessing the overall compensation package, because you may find more value from the supplementary support of your employer.

Criminal Justice Articles

Navigating the Right to Peaceful Protest: Unraveling the Thin Line Between Expression and Arrest

December 14th, 2023|0 Comments

In the tapestry of democracy, the right to peaceful protest is a vibrant thread woven into the very fabric of society. Rooted in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, this right stands as a testament to the principles of free speech, assembly, and expression. While the right to protest is a cornerstone of democracy, it is not without its complexities and potential pitfalls. In this exploration, we delve into the nuanced landscape of peaceful protest in America, examining the rights bestowed upon citizens and the thin line between the exercise of these rights and the potential for arrest.

Leaving the scene of a car accident

December 6th, 2023|0 Comments

In Michigan, it is a legal requirement for drivers involved in an accident to stop and remain at the scene to exchange information with the other parties involved and, if necessary, provide assistance to those who are injured.

Public Urination Law in Michigan

December 6th, 2023|0 Comments

In Michigan, public urination is generally considered a criminal offense. It can be charged by the State or local ordinances under various laws, such as disorderly conduct or indecent exposure, public urination, depending on the circumstances and local ordinances. Penalties for these offenses can vary, and individuals charged may face fines, community service, or even jail time, especially if the act is considered lewd or offensive.

How and Why a Defendant’s Bail is Set

August 17th, 2023|0 Comments

While bail is a common practice in the criminal justice system to ensure a defendant's appearance in court, there are situations where bail might not be set or might be set at $0 (also known as being released on personal recognizance). Learn some of the factors that come into play when bail is set.

What does a “Super Drunk” charge mean in Michigan?

May 30th, 2023|0 Comments

In Michigan, the term "super drunk" refers to a specific charge related to drunk driving offenses. It is an offense that involves operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.17 or higher. The legal limit for intoxication in Michigan is 0.08, so being "super drunk" means having a BAC more than twice the legal limit.

Traffic Violations Articles

Leaving the scene of a car accident

December 6th, 2023|0 Comments

In Michigan, it is a legal requirement for drivers involved in an accident to stop and remain at the scene to exchange information with the other parties involved and, if necessary, provide assistance to those who are injured.

What does a “Super Drunk” charge mean in Michigan?

May 30th, 2023|0 Comments

In Michigan, the term "super drunk" refers to a specific charge related to drunk driving offenses. It is an offense that involves operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.17 or higher. The legal limit for intoxication in Michigan is 0.08, so being "super drunk" means having a BAC more than twice the legal limit.

Click It or Ticket

April 17th, 2023|0 Comments

Michigan’s Click It or Ticket campaign is a law enforcement initiative aimed at increasing seatbelt usage and reducing the number of injuries caused by car accidents and traffic fatalities.