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January 30, 2019

On September 5, 2018, the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives passed the Earned Sick Time Act, MCL 408.963.  However, shortly after the election, the Legislature substantially amended the Act and renamed it the “Paid Sick Leave Act.” (The “Amended Act”). The Amended...

September 5, 2018

Breastfeeding is a topic that comes up in employment and business practices consultations. At one time or another, most employers find themselves in a situation where one or more employees are lactating. Likewise, most businesses will likely encounter breastfeeding patrons....

August 29, 2018

A common question that business owners raise involves the use of the terms “employees” versus “independent contractors.” The use and classification of an individual as an “employee” or “independent contractor” can be one of the more complicated employment law questions facin...

December 7, 2017

Sexual Harassment has been a “hot topic” in the news lately. Numerous high profile individuals have been accused of engaging in workplace sexual harassment with alleged victims going public and sharing their story via the news media.  Given the number of public conversations...

October 30, 2017

An employee who believes that they are a victim of wrongful termination should contact an experienced employment attorney promptly. In some cases, an employee has only 90 days to file a lawsuit for wrongful termination.

In Michigan, an employee may have a successful wrongful...

September 19, 2017

On August 31, 2017,  Judge Amos Mazzant, a federal judge U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas struck down the Obama Administration rule that would have extended mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million U.S. workers. Many business groups and 21 states ha...

July 31, 2017

In Michigan, there are many different documents that can outline the respective responsibilities of an employer and an employee. An employee handbook is fundamental as it provides standardization of personnel and benefit policies and prevents misunderstandings, complaints an...

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