Labor & Employment Law

High Unemployment in 2020 Delays Scheduled Rise in Michigan’s Minimum Wage Until 2022

When the clock struck midnight on December 31 and ended the nightmare that was 2020, Michigan’s minimum … Continue Reading

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With Some Exceptions, Employers Can Require Employees to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19, EEOC Says

As distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccines begin in earnest, many Americans say they won’t get the … Continue Reading

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Michigan Enacts Several New Laws Establishing COVID-19 Protections for Employees and Businesses

On October 22, 2020, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law several recently passed bills that establish workplace … Continue Reading

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New Michigan COVID Workplace Safety Rules Implemented Following State Supreme Court’s Rejection of Executive Orders

After the Michigan Supreme Court struck down Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders relating to COVID-19 in early … Continue Reading

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Remote Learning and Hybrid School Schedules Due to COVID-19 Raise New Family Leave Issues

Parents across the nation have spent the summer worrying and wondering about what the new school year … Continue Reading

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COVID-Driven Explosion of Remote Work Prompts DOL to Issue New Guidance on Employers’ Tracking and Pay Obligations

While millions of Americans regularly telecommuted and worked remotely before COVID-19, the pandemic made working from home … Continue Reading

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The Importance of Workplace Investigations and 6 Keys to a Fair and Effective Process

As the nation engages in a long-overdue reckoning with systemic racism and inequality, American businesses of all … Continue Reading

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Employers Can Require COVID-19 Testing for New and Returning Employees but Cannot Mandate Antibody Tests

Employers welcoming furloughed or new employees back to work after COVID-19 shutdowns face a myriad of unique … Continue Reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Employers Cannot Discriminate Based on Workers’ Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

In a milestone win for LGBTQ workers, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in which it … Continue Reading

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As Michigan Businesses Reopen, Gov. Whitmer Issues New Executive Order Imposing Expansive New Employee Safeguards

“Creating an enforceable set of workplace standards that apply to all businesses across the state,” Michigan Gov. … Continue Reading

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