Labor and Employment Law Resources

Please feel free to browse the resources listed below, but keep in mind these resources are intended as general information only. They are not intended to provide legal advice or opinion, as such advice may only be given when related to specific fact situations.

CONFUSED OVER THE LAWFULNESS OF CLASS ACTION WAIVERS? YOU’RE NOT ALONE!

Posted: July 26, 2017  

The concept of a class action waiver is relative simple; the employee enters into an agreement with their employer waiving their right to bring a …

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“CAT’S PAW” THEORY OF LIABILITY EXTENDED TO FMLA RETALIATION CLAIMS

Posted: July 24, 2017  

In employment discrimination, the phrase “Cat’s Paw” refers to a situation “in which a biased subordinate, who lacks decisionmaker power, uses the …

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THE NEED FOR AN EFFECTIVE ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE POLICY

Posted: July 6, 2017  

Employee absenteeism has the potential to implicate multiple legal issues.  Using the below case example, how would an effective attendance policy …

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AGENCY PRINCIPLES MAY BE USED TO DETERMINE SCOPE OF ARBITRATION CLAUSES

Posted: June 26, 2017  

Arbitration clauses are becoming increasingly more prevalent, especially in the context of employment. So too, is their scope. While it is clear …

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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW TUNE-UP FOR EMPLOYERS

Posted: May 9, 2017  

Please join us for our client seminar! Topics include:

  • Employment Legislation and Case Update – What you don’t know can hurt you!
  • They …
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REQUIRED UPDATE TO MICHIGAN LABOR LAW POSTER

Posted: May 8, 2017  

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights recently updated the poster required in Michigan to be posted by employers in conspicuous locations …

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EMPLOYERS MUST PROVIDE TRAINING TO EMPLOYEES TO DEFUSE TICKING TIME BOMBS

Posted: April 28, 2017  

Improperly or untrained employees, especially supervisors, are ticking litigation time bombs in today’s employment world where employers face …

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NO WAY!  A LAW THAT BENEFITS EMPLOYERS?

Posted: April 25, 2017  

Believe it or not, the Michigan Legislature passed a law benefitting Michigan employers.  The law pertains to wage garnishments and substantially …

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New I-9 Form

Posted: February 21, 2017  

On November 14, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of the I-9 Form.  As of January …

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A NATIONAL “GENERAL STRIKE?” (What You As An Employer Need To Know)

Posted: February 16, 2017  

The Trump Administration has seen resistance and anger from the political left.  Various progressive organizations have recently called for a …

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