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
Employers with Remote Workers Must Comply with Local and State Employment Law Requirements Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic arose, many employers have faced new challenges from managing remote workforces, including designing new approaches to management that ensure accountability and productivity, as well as new legal […]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
Michigan employers should create and use employee handbooks. Handbooks provide employees with important information about the company and its customs, rules, culture and benefits for employees. Handbooks create clarity for employees and can provide certain protections for employers. But realizing these and other benefits isn’t […]Read More
Most churches, religious schools and ministries make employment decisions according to sincerely held religious beliefs or a set of religious standards. They seek to hire employees that share the organization’s beliefs and are willing to abide by the organization’s standards. When an employee abandons those […]Read More
In general, for a company that offers its employees health insurance benefits, the more employees there, the lower the premium costs are per employee. So if a business owner owns more than one business, it might be tempting to try to bundle all the people […]Read More
On January 13, the Supreme Court ruled that OSHA did not have the authority to issue the “vaccine mandate” the agency first announced in the fall. OSHA’s rule required employers with at least 100 employees to require they be vaccinated against the coronavirus (or submit […]Read More
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