Labor & Employment Law

Thomas Cedoz

Can Telecommuting Be a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA?

If your company allows employees to take conference calls in their pajamas, prepare reports from their breakfast nooks, or respond to emails while doing laundry, … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

What Employers Need to Know About HIPAA

Employers and their HR departments accumulate a lot of information about employees, much of which is sensitive and personal. This can and often does include … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

U.S. Supreme Court to Resolve Transgender Employment Discrimination Debate

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers cannot discriminate against workers based on gender, race, religion, national origin, and other protected … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

Michigan’s Attorney General Is Targeting Wage Theft and Worker Misclassification

The rise of the “gig economy” has provided workers with new opportunities and ways to earn a living. These new opportunities and flexibility also provide … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

DOL Proposes Rules to Narrow Joint Employment Relationships and Overtime Pay Calculations

If you are an employer, you are responsible for paying your workers all of the wages and overtime pay to which they are entitled under … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

Jesse Young Appears on WWMT-TV News to Discuss Michigan’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

Michigan’s new Paid Sick Leave Act took effect on March 29, 2019, and Kreis Enderle employment lawyer Jesse Young appeared on WWMT-TV to explain how … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

New Laws Are Coming. Is Your Employee Handbook Up-to-Date?

Many employers are scrambling to adjust their internal policies and handbooks to comply with the new Michigan Paid Sick Leave Act, the requirements of which … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

U.S. Labor Department Expands Overtime Pay Opportunities for Salaried Workers

Many people don’t know that many employees who earn a salary are entitled to overtime. According to a new proposal from the U.S. Department of … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

Misconceptions About Employee Pay for Meal Break and Rest Periods

You may not realize that in Michigan, most employers are not legally required to allow workers either paid or unpaid meal breaks or rest periods. … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

A Medical Marijuana Card Won’t Protect You From a Pink Slip, Michigan Appellate Court Rules

Michigan workers who legally use medical marijuana can be rejected for employment or fired for violating an employer’s drug policy, the Michigan Court of Appeals … Continue Reading

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