ATTORNEYS ARE MEMBERS OF A PUBLIC BODY, PER THE MICHIGAN WHISTLEBLOWER’S PROTECTION ACT

Posted: August 23, 2016  

In McNeil-Marks v. Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gratiot, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that attorneys qualify as members of a “public body” …

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OSHA’S NEW RULE AFFECTS POST-ACCIDENT DRUG TESTING POLICIES

Posted: August 17, 2016  

OSHA recently issued a rule revising its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation.  The rule requires employers in …

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New FLSA Poster

Posted: August 16, 2016  

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new poster concerning the Fair Labor Standards Act, which you can access by clicking here.

Employers …

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SIXTH CIRCUIT RECOGNIZES THE ONE-EMPLOYEE-UNIT RULE

Posted: June 13, 2016  

On April 21, 2016, in Baker Concrete Constr. v. Reinforced Concrete Contractors Ass’n, et al., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7202 (6th Cir. Ohio 2016),  the …

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A NEW LAW EMPLOYERS CAN APPRECIATE

Posted: June 2, 2016  

Most governmental regulation means one thing to employers – more red tape and hoops to jump through.  However, a new law recently passed by …

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FINAL RULE ON OVERTIME EXEMPTION!

Posted: May 20, 2016  

Nearly one year ago, the Obama administration proposed a new rule that would significantly change the rules concerning overtime exemptions for …

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STATE OF MICHIGAN RESPONDS TO NLRB RULING ON FRANCHISOR JOINT EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Posted: May 12, 2016  

In August 2015, the National Labor Relations Board abandoned 30 years of precedent related to the standard for determining “joint employer” status …

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DRIVE-BY LAWSUITS - ARE YOU A POSSIBLE TARGET?

Posted: April 28, 2016  

Almost everyone knows that the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination in employment.  We speak frequently on the ADA provisions …

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ANOTHER ONEROUS REQUIREMENT FROM THE FEDS

Posted: April 27, 2016  

The federal government continues its attack on employers in furtherance of its pro-union liberal agenda.  One of the Obama Administrator’s latest …

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ANOTHER DOUBLE STANDARD FROM THE FEDS

Posted: April 25, 2016  

The words “position statement” bring fear to many an employer.  This is because a position statement is generally required to be submitted by an …

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