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Andrey T. Tomkiw

Royal Oak Business Attorney.

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  1. Can I stop a prior employer from blacklisting me?

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    2. Cristine Wasserman Rathe
    3. John F. Brennan
    3 lawyer answers

    A prior employer has immunity for disclosing anything that is contained in your personnel file. But if they do, they must advise you in writing. If they are saying something that is untruthful, then you may have an action for a tortious interference claim. This reply should not be construed as legal advice nor does it establish any attorney client relationship.

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  2. Can my employer divulge my personal medical information to other employees without my permission?

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    2. Cristine Wasserman Rathe
    2 lawyer answers

    If there is no business necessity to share the medical information, the employer may not disclose it to your co workers. This reply should not be construed as legal advice nor does it establish any attorney client relationship.

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  3. Employment related issue. Previous employer asking money to reject offer

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    1 lawyer answer

    It all depends on the reason for the $5,000. If it is to reimburse them for a specific expenditure on your behalf, they can collect it. But generally speaking, it is unlawful if it merely serves as a disincentive for you to leave. This reply should not be construed as legal advice nor does it establish any attorney client relationship.

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  4. I need to find a tax attorney who can advise me on setting up my internet based business (LLC, S-Corp, etc..)

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. John F. Brennan
    2. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    3. James T. Weiner
    3 lawyer answers

    We are attorneys for business and represent many entrepreneurs in your situation. Our website is www.tomkiwenwright.com. Please feel free to contact me at your convenience.

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  5. Is it legal to require a person have a driver's license to keep employment?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Mickey David Larson
    2. James M. Osak
    3. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    3 lawyer answers

    An employer may require that an employee posses a drivers license. However, if there is no job related reason, it could create a disparate impact analysis. Michigan has not yet recognized that. The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create an ongoing duty to respond to questions. The response does not form an attorney-client relationship, nor is it intended to be anything other than the educated opinion of the author. It should not be relied upon as legal advice. The...

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  6. My boss and I don't get along and has cut my hours from 45 plus to 20 or less to push me to quit and not be able to collect

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Michael L. Van Erp
    2. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    3. James M. Osak
    3 lawyer answers

    A reduction in hours qualifies you to apply for unemployment. The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create an ongoing duty to respond to questions. The response does not form an attorney-client relationship, nor is it intended to be anything other than the educated opinion of the author. It should not be relied upon as legal advice. The response given is based upon the limited facts provided by the person asking the question. To the extent additional or different facts...

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  7. Can a employer suspend you for something, unsuspend you an hour later. but, two days later suspended you again?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Joel B. Sklar
    2. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    3. James M. Osak
    3 lawyer answers

    Unless you are a union employee whose discipline is governed by a collective bargaining agreement, yes, the employer can suspend you pending an investigation. The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create an ongoing duty to respond to questions. The response does not form an attorney-client relationship, nor is it intended to be anything other than the educated opinion of the author. It should not be relied upon as legal advice. The response given is based upon the limited...

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  8. How do we stop a website from unfairly posting untrue information?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. John F. Brennan
    2. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    3. James T. Weiner
    3 lawyer answers

    I had a similar situation with a client recently. The most aggressive tactic is to file a complaint seeking injunctive relief. It is costly, and you need to make sure that there are legal grounds for the relief you seek. Short of taking legal action, you seem to be doing about all you can do.

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  9. California corporation officers ignored my multiple written requests for shareholder information and may confiscate my shares.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Michael Charles Doland
    2. Charles Michael Standard
    3. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    3 lawyer answers

    This appears to be a classic example of minority shareholder oppression. I would suggest you find a qualified attorney that handles these matters. Make sure to carefully screen the attorney. This is not legal advice and should not be construed as such.

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  10. Can job title and some wages be taken from you for taking a short medical leave?

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Andrey T. Tomkiw
    1 lawyer answer

    The ADA and PWDA prohibit retaliation for taking leave. You should consult with a GOOD plaintiff employment counsel. Sounds like a good lawsuit to me. I only do defense, but would happily provide you with a referral. This reply should not be construed as legal advice nor does it establish any attorney client relationship.

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