Ask The Lawyer, “Fired For Excess Bathroom Breaks?”

EMPLOYER CANS WORKER WITH HEART CONDITION FOR ‘EXCESS BATHROOM VISITS’ QUESTION:  I noticed several weeks ago that one of our employees seemed to be in the bathroom at least once, if not twice, every hour. His frequent absences from his desk have been
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Internet for Personal Use at Work? By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

AN UNENFORCED POLICY MAY BE … UNENFORCEABLE QUESTION:  I’m a supervisor at a large company. The company has an Internet Policy forbidding use of company computers to access the Internet for personal use. Although all employees are required to acknowledge they have
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Ask the Lawyer-New Rules For Unpaid Interns

ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. Attorney and Counselor at Law GWINN LEGAL PLLC 901 Wilshire Drive, Suite 550 Troy, MI 48084 (248) 247-3300 (248) 247-3310 facsimile daniel@gwinnlegal.com| www.gwinnlegal.com WILLING TO WORK FOR FREE? NEW RULES FOR UNPAID INTERNS LET
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Ask The Lawyer, Confused about Sexual Harassmant Laws?

CONFUSED ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS, FMLA REQUIREMENTS, OR WHAT ACTS CONSTITUTE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORK PLACE? INVITE DANIEL GWINN TO CUT THROUGH THE LEGALESE IN AN INFORMATIVE SEMINAR ON EMPLOYMENT AND HR ISSUES A firm offering in-home care worried its sexual harassment
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Ask The Lawyer, I believe her claim for FMLA was fraudulent and am ready to fire her. Are there any legal hoops I should know about?

WHAT SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION? WORKER ON LEAVE LOOKS VERY HEALTHY IN FB POSTQUESTION: One of my employees has been out on FMLA leave for several weeks due to an injury to her hip that, she said, made it impossibly painful to work.
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