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Can You Fire an Employee for Negative Online Behavior in Michigan?

In Michigan, private employment is considered “at-will,” meaning the job may be terminated at any time for any reason by either the worker or the employer. There are exceptions including discrimination, breach of contract, and public policy (if t… Read More
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SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan Offers Relief To Businesses That Qualify, May Be Used Along With PPP Loan

Last month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19. The loan offers economic relief to bu… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

Should Business Owners Implement COVID-19 Liability Waivers?

As Michigan continues to reopen, most business owners are searching for ways to limit liability should COVID-19 spread throughout the workplace. Employer liability waivers have historically been implemented to release business owners from liabilities… Read More
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President Trump Extends Paycheck Protection Program Through Aug. 8

President Donald Trump passed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), giving small business owners until Aug. 8 to apply for aid while they weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The president approved the extension because there is more than… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

SBA Issues New Guidance that Assists Business Owners with PPP Loan Forgiveness

Last week the Small Business Administration (SBA) released significant guidance governing the forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, and the release of new Form 3508 for borrowers to use in requesting said forgiveness. Although the g… Read More
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Who Do You Call to Report Robocallers in Michigan?

On June 10, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined six other states in suing a pair of Texas businesses accused of blasting residents with billions of illegal robocalls over the past two years. These businesses are responsible for over 42 billi… Read More
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Small Business Sustainability Grants Available in Macomb County

A plan to distribute $20 million in small business sustainability grants using federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act funding is available to Macomb County small business owners who meet certain criteria. Read More
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Who Do You Call if You Think A Business is Guilty of Price Gouging?

The coronavirus pandemic has unfortunately been a time of fear and uncertainty for many. As a result, some retailers have engaged in price-gouging on products throughout the country. Since early March when COVID-19 concerns became present in Michigan… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

Important CDC School Reopening Recommendations Are Worth Reading

Why you should read the Centers for Disease Control school reopening recommendations for yourself and not rely on paraphrased social media posts for important recommendations. Read More
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Michigan Drivers Who Opt Out or Reduce PIP May Foot The Bill Elsewhere

Although Michigan's new auto insurance law will provide welcome financial relief, those changing insurance coverage should take note: Drivers who opt out of Personal Injury Protection may foot the bill elsewhere. Read More
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In Michigan, private employment is considered “at-will,” meaning the job may be terminated at any time for any reason by either the worker or the employer. There… Read More
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Last month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants… Read More
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