Michigan Business Law Update: House Bill to Create “Application Fairness” for Felons

House Bill  4208 would create the “Michigan Application Fairness Act” – you can see the text of the bill that was introduced into the Michigan House on February 17, 2015 Under the Bill, “An employer shall not make or use an initial application for employment that elicits or attempts to elicit information concerning conviction ofContinue reading “Michigan Business Law Update: House Bill to Create “Application Fairness” for Felons”

Lessons From Trial: Family Businesses and Disaster Prevention by a Proper Business Succession Plan.

I just finished up a complex and messy trial that spanned over a few weeks centering on a family owned and operated business. The case involved multiple family members over multiple generations, and differing levels of involvement in the family business, and, as it turned out, differing expectations of the business succession plan once theContinue reading “Lessons From Trial: Family Businesses and Disaster Prevention by a Proper Business Succession Plan.”

Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Crowdfunding

February is the time to celebrate Entrepreneurship. The National Entrepreneurship Week is slated for February 21 – 28 – you can check out the National website here to see what’s going on nationally to celebrate entrepreneurship. What’s going on In Michigan… Detroit is currently in its Entrepreneur Week – you can check out some of what’s beenContinue reading “Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Crowdfunding”