Labor & Employment Law


DOL Issues Final Rule Narrowing Circumstances for Finding Joint Employer Relationships

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-anticipated Final Rule on the topic of joint employment … Continue Reading


DOL Provides Guidance for Calculating Overtime Pay for Non-Discretionary Bonuses

The dollars that make up an employee’s bonus are worth no less than the amounts they receive … Continue Reading


New Grand Rapids Human Rights Ordinance Places New Limits on Employers: What You Need to Know

In August, the Grand Rapids City Commission passed a series of extensive amendments to its Human Rights … Continue Reading


Avoiding a Jingle Bell Wreck: Holiday Party Best Practices for Employers

Once upon a time, office holiday parties were often the source of hazy tales of loosened-tie and … Continue Reading

Michigan overtime compensation

Additional 200,000 Michigan Workers Would Be Eligible for Overtime Pay Under Whitmer Plan

Asserting that recent changes to federal overtime pay rules don’t go far enough, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is … Continue Reading


Firing for “Potential Future Disability” Isn’t Discrimination Under the ADA, Federal Court Rules

The future is not now when it comes to employment discrimination under the Americans With Disabilities Act … Continue Reading

Cannabis Industry Workers

Cannabis Industry Workers Entitled to Overtime Pay, Federal Court Rules

The ongoing and untenable conflict between state and federal law regarding cannabis creates a wide-range of inconveniences, … Continue Reading


Employers Can’t Shorten Time Limits for Workplace Discrimination Claims, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules

A federal appeals court that covers Michigan recently issued a unanimous ruling holding that employers cannot contractually … Continue Reading


Labor Department Rule Makes 1.3 Million More Americans Eligible for Overtime Pay

Approximately 1.3 million salaried American workers will now receive overtime pay for any extra hours they work. … Continue Reading

Employer Alert: You’re Not Done With Your EEO-1 — Additional Report Due By Sept. 30.

Business owners who must submit an annual EEO-1 report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may … Continue Reading

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