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.

HIGH TIMES IN THE MITTEN STATE

Posted: November 8, 2018  

On November 6, Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, a ballot initiative providing for the legalization of recreational marijuana.  Legalization is …

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MDCR Gives the Green Light for Sexual Orientation/Identity Claims Under the ELCRA

Posted: September 13, 2018 | by Kraig M. Schutter  

It is generally understood that the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of one’s “sex.” What …

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Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Arbitration Waivers

Posted: August 7, 2018  

It has long been the case that the United States Supreme Court generally waits to hand down its most controversial decisions until the end of its …

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2018 Client Seminar

Posted: May 14, 2018  

Masud Labor Law Group is once again providing a complimentary half day labor and employment seminar in conjunction with the Great Lakes Bay …

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Supreme Court Reverses Longstanding Rule That FLSA Exemptions Are Narrowly Construed

Posted: May 9, 2018  

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the dominate law requiring employers to pay their employees a minimum wage and overtime pay when they work …

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Senate Confirms Trump’s NLRB Nominee

Posted: April 12, 2018  

Yesterday the U.S. Senate confirmed John Ring to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which means the agency is back under Republican …

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The Real Cost of Failing to Accommodate an Employee’s Disability

Posted: April 6, 2018  

Employers often learn the hard way that the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is a decidedly employer-friendly law and requires employers to …

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Former Employee Ordered to Pay Our Client’s Costs After MLLG Defeated Multi-Count Complaint

Posted: February 21, 2018  

Brian Swanson and the Masud Labor Law Group litigation team successfully defended a large employer with hundreds of employees against a multi-count …

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SIXTH CIRCUIT WEIGHS IN ON RELIANCE ON AGENCY ADVICE MEMORANDUMS

Posted: February 16, 2018  

It is well established that certain types of employees are exempt from the overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  However, …

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#METOO: WHEN SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE WORKPLACE COLLIDE

Posted: January 10, 2018  

There can be little doubt that the widespread use of social media has changed the employment landscape.  Employers are often left scratching their …

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