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.

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 | by Brian W. Boyd  

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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TRUMP NLRB TARGETS OBAMA-ERA PRECEDENT

Posted: January 4, 2018 | by Brian W. Boyd  

By no means is following the developments of the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) a spectator sport.  However, recent developments on the …

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Kraig Schutter Successfully Defends Local Contractor in Subcontracting Case

Posted: October 26, 2017  

One of our building and construction trade clients located in Midland, Michigan found it necessary to remove a subcontractor from a job in Indiana …

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MLLG Partnering with Paychex

Posted: October 24, 2017  

Paychex (a nationally based payroll company) and the Masud Labor Law Group have recently partnered on an informal basis to provide full-service …

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They Won’t Come to Work!! An Interactive Training Event

Posted: October 24, 2017  

Absenteeism can be a human resource nightmare and leaves human resource personnel grappling with questions over what can and cannot be done to …

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Top Ten Easily Avoided Employee Handbook Oversights

Posted: October 13, 2017 | by Brian W. Boyd  

Employee handbooks provide a one-stop-shop for an employer’s rules, policies, and procedures.  Drafting mistakes or omissions often result in …

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THINK TERMINATING AN EMPLOYEE WHILE ON FMLA LEAVE IS UNTHINKABLE? THINK AGAIN!

Posted: October 12, 2017 | by Brian W. Boyd  

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is often thought of as an impenetrable fortress wherein an employee remains untouchable throughout the …

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ANOTHER NEW I-9 FORM

Posted: September 21, 2017  

On July 17, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued an updated I-9 Form.   As of September 18, 2017, the new form must …

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