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An Employer’s First and Best Line of Defense to Discrimination Claims

A recent Michigan Court of Appeals decision highlights the important role employment agreements can play in defending against employment discrimination lawsuits. Specifically, in Sams v Common Ground, when William Sams was hired by Common Ground he signed an employment contract. In that contract, Sams agreed that he would not sue the company one year after … Continue Reading

Saving Employment Contract Limitation Periods from Being Unenforceable in Employment Litigation

We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. President John F. Kennedy Smart employers make it a point to use time to their advantage by limiting the statutes of limitations for filing employment-related lawsuits. Statute of limitations require a plaintiff/employee to file a lawsuit within a specified time frame. But like any … Continue Reading