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Church opts for solar panels

Plymouth UCC leaders were pleasantly surprised by project’s ROI.

February 13, 2015
When the time came for Plymouth United Church of Christ to consider options for a roof replacement, someone suggested the congregation should invest in solar panels. Read More

State streamlines Freedom of Information Act requests

February 10, 2015
A new law that was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder in January will ensure local governments cannot charge excessive fees for requests under the state’s Freedom of Information Act. Read More

Land Division Act could lead to lawsuits

Whether stacking division and re-division rights is legal is up for interpretation.

January 30, 2015
Vagueness in the 1997 Land Division Act might soon lead to court battles if the Michigan legislature doesn’t step in with a bill clarifying the law’s intent. Read More

New law could extend use of parenting coordinators

They are used by courts in contentious divorce or break-up situations.

January 30, 2015
A newly passed amendment to the Child Custody Act likely will expand the use of parenting coordinators to courts that previously have not used them. Read More

Law firm sees practice growth ahead

January 28, 2015
A law firm is seeing growing demand in a handful of its practice areas, which it expects will lead to increased hiring this year. Read More

Immigration policy expands workforce

January 14, 2015
President Barack Obama’s expansion of deferred action to include parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, as part of his executive order on immigration, means employers across the region should be prepared to administer newly eligible workers. Read More

Inside Track: Judo inspires Grand Rapids lawyer in and out of court

Eric Richards went to law school by default after being unable to get a job with a history degree.

September 19, 2014
Whether he’s defending a client inside a courtroom or slamming an opponent on a judo mat, one thing about Eric Richards remains consistent. Read More

What employers should worry about when employees work remotely

It’s not whether they’re working; it’s what they’re doing while working.

March 7, 2014
Most employers’ main concerns about allowing employees to work remotely come down to one question: How do I know if my employees are really working? Read More

Temporary employment visas expected to go fast

Legislative inaction means same number will be available again.

February 28, 2014
Congress’ continued inaction on immigration means the 65,000 available temporary H1B visas will likely go fast again this year. Read More