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The law firm of Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC fulfills the needs of municipalities, franchised businesses, employers, and public utilities in Michigan. Our Municipal Law division represents more than 150 municipal authorities. Although based outside of Lansing, Michigan, we establish and represent business entities throughout Michigan.

Township Law E-Letter

Ten Strategies for Effective Ordinance Enforc...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Many townships continue to struggle with ordinance enforcement. There are multiple reasons, including knowledge of the enforcement process, staffing, and costs. As those townships that have become embroiled in enforcement litigation are aware, the litigation costs can be significant and the results may not meet expectations. Many townships are left soured after their initial foray into ordinance e... Read more »

Franchise Law News

Update on Joint Employer: Department of Labor...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

On June 7, 2017, the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta, announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Wage and Hour Administrator’s Interpretations (“AI”) on joint employment and independent contractors. Recall that in February 2016, the Obama Administration DOL announced that the agency planned to examine dual employer relationships... Read more »

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Faster and Less Expensive Ordinance Enforcement

Faster and Less Expensive Ordinance Enforcement

Learn how to enforce ordinances cost-effectively.

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Michigan Tax Tribunal Presentation

Michigan Tax Tribunal Policies & Procedures for Elected Officials

What Every Elected Official Needs to Know About Assessing

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Understanding Overtime Rules

Understanding Overtime Rules

Find out how Michigan overtime rules have changed in 2017.

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Is Your Business Ready
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Get in-depth answers and advice on franchising your business.

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Bulletproof Your Zoning Decisions!

Bulletproof Your Zoning Decisions!

Make better zoning decisions that can withstand lawsuits.

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Revisiting Big Box Stores: Tax Problems & Solutions for Townships

Learn How to Deal With Big Box Stores as a Township

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