Legal Updates

Returning to Work in Mich…

Returning to Work in Michigan

Returning to Work in Michigan On June 1, 2020 Governor Whitmer lifted the State of Michigan’s “stay at home” order permitting additional “non-essential” employers to resume operations. Emplo… Read More
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Categories: Labor & Employment
Employment and the COVID-…

Employment and the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of life — including work. Some employers have been able to maintain operations by allowing employees to work from home. Other employers, where hom… Read More
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Categories: Labor & Employment
Michigan Unemployment Ben…

Michigan Unemployment Benefits and COVID-19

There has been a substantial increase in jobless claims across the State of Michigan, and the nation, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. A number of employers have laid-off or terminated employees bec… Read More
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Benzie County Jury Verdic…

Benzie County Jury Verdict: Not Guilty

A Firm client was found Not Guilty after a jury trial in Benzie County, Michigan on February 10, 2020. Attorney Fil Iorio represented the Frankfurt Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief, who also worke… Read More
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Categories: Case Success

Michigan Court of Appeals rules education records are subject to disclosure under Michigan's Freedom of Information Act

The attorneys at Kalniz, Iorio & Reardon represented a local bus drivers’ union, affiliated with the Michigan Education Association, in their legal effort to obtain bus discipline referral f… Read More
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Categories: Case Success

Identify Theft in the Workplace – What Happens when my Payroll Information is Hacked?

Employers often collect confidential personal information concerning their employees. Employers have access to employee names, social security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, state driver license… Read More
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Kalniz, Iorio & Reardon clients reach settlement in federal court sexual harassment lawsuit

Attorneys Fil Iorio and Ted Stechschulte represented a teacher and a teacher’s assistant in a federal lawsuit asserting claims of sexual harassment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights… Read More
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Categories: Case Success

Case Success: Kalniz, Iorio & Reardon client found not guilty in criminal jury trial

Check out this story regarding our client who was found not guilty of criminal child abuse charges by a jury in Kent County Michigan.  https://fox17online.com/2019/04/30/teacher-accused-of-abuse-clea… Read More
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How might Michigan's employment laws be affected if Michigan votes to legalize recreational marijuana use?

Michigan voters will go to the polls on November 6, 2018 and decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana use by voting on proposal 1.  If the current polls are to be believed, there is a good c… Read More
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I have been subject to a hostile work environment, can I take my employment case to court?

The answer to the question of whether you may pursue a hostile workplace lawsuit in a court may depend on whether you signed an employment agreement to arbitrate.  The U.S. Supreme Court recently rea… Read More
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