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Michigan Raises Minimum Wage

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in General News

Effective January 1, 2017, employees in the state of Michigan will discover that the minimum wage has increased from $8.50 to $8.90. This increase marks the third step of a gradual 25% increase in the minimum hourly wage rage that will ultimately conclude with a minimum wage of $9.25 in 2018. This regulation is enforced by the […]

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Assistance Programs in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 18, 2013 in Firm News

Serving Flint, Saginaw, Traverse City, Lansing, and the entire lower peninsula of Michigan ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN MICHIGAN Northeast Michigan (Alcona, Arenac, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco) Assistance Programs Organization Phone Website Salvation Army (989) 358-2769 Mercy Med Program (989) 348-0433 Northeast Michigan (989) 356-3474 www.nemcsa.org Community Service Agency Inc. Sterling Untied Methodist (989) 654-2291 MSU Extension Services […]

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Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 13, 2012 in General News

Not everyone who has been let go by their place of work is in a position to file a wrongful termination claim. If you find yourself considering such a claim, it’s a good time to hire a wrongful termination lawyer, because the relevant law is complex and an employment attorney can answer them for you. There are several […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Employment Law

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 13, 2012 in General News

As an employee, how does Michigan employment law protect me? Michigan law assigns responsibility to your employer to protect you from: Wage and hour claims – In Michigan, a non-exempt employee who works overtime should be paid for it. Sometimes a company will try to avoid that by re-classifying you as a manager or independent contractor. Wrongful […]

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Flint Employment Discrimination Attorneys

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 13, 2012 in General News

You do not have to tolerate discrimination of any kind, whether it’s based on your age, race, sex, religion, or protected disability. It is against the law for an employer, labor union or employment agency to discriminate against anyone because of these things. Our discrimination attorneys are here to help you with your discrimination case. Discrimination is not only the […]

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FAQ – Wrongful Death Claims in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 19, 2012 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Following is a list of questions that are answered on this page: When is a death considered “wrongful”? How is a wrongful death claim different from a “survival action”? Who can pursue a wrongful death claim? What kind of compensation is obtainable in a wrongful death lawsuit? How is it decided what a person’s future […]

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Following is a summary of the questions that are answered in this page: What is premises liability law? What is a premises liability claim? When is a property owner held liable for injuries on their property? I was injured at someone’s house and I want to file a claim. How do I get started? What […]

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Automobile Accident Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 18, 2012 in Auto Accidents

What do I do if I’ve been in an automobile accident? First of all, call the police right away. This will ensure that medical personnel are on their way to examine everyone involved in the accident. Here are some additional recommendations to help the process go as smoothly as possible, given the circumstances. At the […]

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Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 18, 2012 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Following is a summary of the questions that are answered in this page:  What, exactly, is the Michigan Workers’ Compensation system? Who may be covered under Workers’ Compensation? What if I’m self-employed? Are independent contractors covered by workers’ compensation? Are all employers required to carry Workers’ Compensation? Are there penalties if an employer does not […]

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Tips on Selecting a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 18, 2012 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Hopefully it will never happen to you. But if you do find yourself injured and in need of legal help, the success of your personal injury claim will be strongly affected by the caliber of the personal injury lawyer you work with. So be thorough and careful in researching the possible candidates. Don’t delay on getting started […]

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