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If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try... Try... Again

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Department of Labor takes another stab at issuing proposed new rules to address the salary threshold for “white collar” exemptions. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Liability, Human Resources

Does Your Company Require Employees to Accept Shortened Contractual Limitations Period?

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If your company does not require employees to agree to a shortened limitations period to bring claims, you need to do that today! Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Human Resources

Changes in Michigan law Require Employee Handbook Updates – NOW!

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Recent changes to Michigan law regarding medical marijuana, paid sick leave and minimum wage increases require immediate action by business owners and human resource professionals. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Human Resources

’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

Is it Really a Done Deal When Employee Resigns Then Signs a Release?

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A poorly drafted release agreement preserved an employee’s statutory claims. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Human Resources

It Ain’t Over Yet for the FLSA Overtime Rule!

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Trump administration filed appeal of Texas district court’s decision in effort to preserve DOL’s right to set salary threshold for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Human Resources, Wage & Hour

Employer Self-inflicts Wounds by 'Shaving Time'

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After nine years of class action litigation and appeals, employer’s time shaving policy will cost millions in legal fees, plus an adverse jury verdict. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Human Resources, Wage & Hour

Are You Prepared for the New FLSA Regulations?

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Employers are almost out of time to comply with the new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations set to take effect on Dec. 1. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Human Resources

Revised OSHA Regs Tackle Electronic Reporting, More Employee Involvement, Drug Testing

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Employers must adhere to new DOL requirements for electronic reporting, encouraging more employee involvement in incident reporting and appropriate use of post-injury drug testing. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Human Resources, Labor Law

EEOC Publishes Guidance for Employers

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Check out the EEOC's new quick-read pamphlet for employers that provides helpful information and links to important Internet content. Continue Reading ›

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