Recent actions by the federal government serve as important reminders to businesses—large and small, alike—of their various responsibilities under federal employment laws. On February 9, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (Bulletin) addressing questions related to compliance with the […]Read More
In a ruling that caught many employers by surprise, the U.S. Supreme Court recently held that an employee who earned more than $200,000 per year was nonetheless entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Court’s ruling in Helix Energy Solutions […]Read More
When a big company hires a new CEO or other top executives, lawyers get involved and an often long and complicated employment contract gets hammered out. For the average small to medium-sized business owner, that’s not how hiring works. Most employees go through a similar […]Read More
When two or more people go into business together, there’s always a risk that one or more owners will want out. And when that happens, it’s not only because the owners get into an irreconcilable dispute. If the business goes on long enough, life circumstances, […]Read More
The Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) was signed into law on August 16, 2022. Despite the legislation’s name, it’s primarily a green energy bill that allocates $369 billion to fighting climate change by incentivizing a clean energy economy.One of the most significant aspects of the IRA […]Read More
“We have changed our terms.” How often do you get this pop-up or email? It seems like companies, services, and platforms are constantly changing their terms. Now—answer honestly. How often do you read those changed terms or the fine print of any contract, whether in original […]Read More
The economy is slowing and while the job market remains relatively stable, the headlines are filled these days with stories of companies such Meta, Microsoft and Twitter laying off thousands of employees. We’ve shifted pretty quickly from the days when businesses big and small were […]Read More
It’s said that the only constant in life is change, and that applies to the business world as well. The last several years have kept Michigan business owners constantly on their toes, with rapidly evolving changes to the economy, the way businesses have been run […]Read More
It’s not possible for most capital-intensive businesses to simply “bootstrap” their way to success. It’s often necessary for them to borrow as a means of expanding—or just stay afloat. And when a business does borrow, it’s typically not just the business, itself, that’s on the […]Read More
Many of us, and even us lawyers, go through life giving little thought to many contracts we enter into. The cellular service company’s terms of service, the car rental agreement, the waiver form from a youth sports organization—even if we take the time to read […]Read More
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