Shiawassee County, Michigan Employment Lawyers

Shiawassee County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 743-5576 316 N Woodworth St
Corunna, MI 48817
Employment, Environmental and Real Estate
Genesee County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 733-1527 6263 Stonegate Pkwy
Flint, MI 48532
Employment and Municipal
Elizabeth Kamm Abdnour
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Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(517) 292-0067 PO Box 27638
Lansing, MI 48909
Employment, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Education
New York University School of Law
Elizabeth Abdnour Law, PLLC is a law firm located in Lansing, Michigan, dedicated to protecting the civil rights of students, staff, and faculty at K-12 and higher education institutions. The firm's principal is Liz Abdnour, an attorney and advocate committed to justice, equity, and fairness for all people. Liz has significant experience both as a lawyer and as a civil rights and Title IX investigator and trainer, and is committed to a creative, empathetic, just, and client-centered approach to her work.

The firm provides legal representation to individual clients, as well as independent investigative services, consultation, and training in...
Cristine Wasserman Rathe
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Genesee County, MI Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(810) 767-6100 611 W Flint St
Flint, MI 48503
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Wayne State University Law School
Growing up in Genesee County during the 1980's and 1990's really shaped my desire to work for the middle class and blue color sections of society for it was these sections that I most frequently saw receiving unfair treatment. As far back as a Freshman in high school, I remember being forced to play on substantially inferior softball fields, with uniforms that were riddled with holes, while the male students had new uniforms, pristine fields and the most up to date equipment. This unfair and illegal disparity in treatment between the genders has carried on into my adult...
Scot C. Putzig
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Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(989) 799-5000 5195 Hampton Pl
Saginaw, MI 48604
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Notre Dame
Scot focuses on business law, real estate development, employment law, estate planning, probate, and commercial litigation. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his J.D., with cum laude honors, from the Notre Dame Law School. While at Notre Dame, Scot was an editor with the Journal of Legislation and clerked for the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in Flint, MI, and the Michigan Supreme Court in Lansing, MI. After graduating from Notre Dame Law School, Scot clerked with the Michigan Court of Appeals in Grand Rapids, MI. In January of...
Julie Gafkay
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Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(877) 524-4529 175 S. Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Julie A. Gafkay graduated from Michigan State University in 1992 with a dual major in criminal justice and political theory. She graduated from Whittier Law School in 1995 with honors. Her first position was in Flint, Michigan focusing on civil rights and employment discrimination. In 2003, Attorney Gafkay opened her own statewide practice in Frankenmuth, Michigan. The practice's attorneys provide a general practice to the local area providing legal services in Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Business Planning, contract review, landlord/tenant issues, real estate, employment issues and other general practice areas. Attorney Gafkay has...
Joseph Marc Vezina
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Oakland County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(248) 558-2701 18 S Broadway St
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Lake Orion, MI 48362
Employment, Business, Education and Health Care
Barry Shoults
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Lapeer County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(810) 664-4321 441 Clay Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
Employment, Business, Collections and Consumer
Barry Shoults is a graduate of Lapeer Public Schools. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan - Flint and then received in 1981 his Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law, now the Law School at Michigan State University. He was admitted to the practice of law in Michigan Courts in 1981 and in Federal Court in 1984. He worked his way through college and law school at various jobs including selling building supplies for Church’s Lumber. He started his legal career working for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan in Flint which provided legal...
Heather Brooks
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Lapeer County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(810) 664-4321 441 Clay Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Divorce and Family
Wayne State University Law School
Heather Brooks-Szachta earned her Juris Doctorate in 1997 from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan. This came after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Michigan-Flint in 1992. She was licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan in 1997 and was admitted to Federal Court in 2005. Before coming to work at the Law Offices of Barry Shoults & Associates in 1999, and becoming partner in Shoults, Picard & Brooks, PLLC in 2010, she gained experience at the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office, the Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services Clinic, and a...
Andrew L. Campbell
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Genesee County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(810) 232-4344 1000 Beach St, Suite B
Flint, MI 48502
Employment, Bankruptcy and Consumer
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 377-0706 222 North Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Business and IP
Michigan State University College of Law
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 483-4901 1 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Tulane University Law School
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 483-4941 120 North Washington Square
Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Michigan State University College of Law
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 483-4920 120 North Washington Square
Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
University of Michigan Law School
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 483-4972 120 North Washington Square
Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
University of Michigan Law School
Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 792-4499 4449 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment and Workers' Comp
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 484-8000 2900 W Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Employment and Education
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 377-0703 222 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment and Business
University of Michigan Law School
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 483-4986 1 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Genesee County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 234-3633 8455 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment, Consumer, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 790-2500 721 S Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(517) 333-3373 873 Audubon Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Employment
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 482-5800 124 W Allegan St
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Civil Rights, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 792-4499 4449 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment and Workers' Comp
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 371-8196 313 S Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment and Municipal
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 347-7211 2300 Jolly Oak Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
Employment, Civil Rights and Education
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 483-4921 1 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Administrative, Business and Real Estate
Detroit College of Law
Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
4449 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Business
University of Minnesota Law School
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
2310 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
Employment
Gratiot County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 463-2101 214 E Superior St
Alma, MI 48801
Employment, Collections, Estate Planning and Insurance Defense
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 372-4381 110 W Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 482-2400 232 S Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment and Business
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 487-4777 215 S Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(517) 483-4918 120 North Washington Square
Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Employment
Wake Forest University School of Law
Genesee County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 695-3700 8332 Office Park Dr
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment and Civil Rights
Eaton County, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(517) 323-1200 6101 Anacapri Blvd
PO Box 30660
Lansing, MI 48917
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Michigan State-Detroit COL
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(517) 349-7744 2300 Jolly Oak Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
Employment
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(517) 484-8000 2900 W Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Employment and Civil Rights
Saginaw County, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 753-6486 525 Morley Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Ingham County, MI Employment Law Attorney
900 Long Blvd
Lansing, MI 48911
Employment, Administrative, Bankruptcy and Workers' Comp
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Shiawassee County Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
(800) 322-4512
Flint, MI


Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
(800) 322-4512
Saginaw, MI

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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.