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‘Tis the Season for Religious Accommodations

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Remaining flexible on religious accommodations could help employers stay off the naughty list with Michigan’s courts. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Tax Considerations When Settling Employment Claims

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Employers must take care to understand potential business tax implications before settling an employment claim. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Tax Law

ADA vs. Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act – Differences Matter!

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To avoid legal quagmires, employers must understand the differences between federal and Michigan law regarding employees claiming disabilities. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

NLRB Proposes Rule for Joint Employer Relationships

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In a potential win for employers, proposed NLRB rule would again impose more stringent test on joint employer relationships. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, National Labor Relations Act, National Labor Relations Board

Sales Commissions – A Common Source of Trouble for Employers

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Carefully-worded agreements and bonus programs are among the best tools for employers to manage compensation for sales staff. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Wage & Hour

Sixth Circuit Upholds Arbitration Agreement Forcing Individually Brought Wage Claims

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Employers could gain advantage in potential wage claims by utilizing individual arbitration agreements. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Class Actions, Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), National Labor Relations Act

Is There Any Value Left To Tender Back Doctrine?

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In a real game changer for employers and employees, a recent federal court ruling disavows application of the tender back rule to employment cases under Title VII and the Equal Pay Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

Supreme Court Ruling Broadens Interpretation of FLSA Exemptions

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Supreme Court ruling expands interpretation of exemptions under Fair Labor Standards Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Wage & Hour

Appellate Court Rules Title VII Protects Transgender Status

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Appellate court rules Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender employees from discrimination by employers in the workplace. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Transgender Issues

’PS’ To February’s Wages and Fringe Benefits Act Post

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Appellate court rejects request for special panel to review 1990s precedent under Michigan’s Wages and Fringe Benefits Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Human Resources, Wage & Hour
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