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URGENT UPDATE on Contractual Limitations Periods

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Following new court ruling, employers advised to make employee handbook Acknowledgement and Agreement forms stand-alone document, completely separate from employee handbooks. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Contracts, Employment Liability, Labor Law

Michigan Legislature Approves Bills to Increase Minimum Wage, Require Employee Sick Leave

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Employers Beware: Michigan Legislature adopts ballot proposals concerning minimum wage and paid sick leave. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Labor Law, Minimum Wage, Wage & Hour

NLRB’s Positions Blow in Wind - This Time in Direction of Employers!

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NLRB memo states “ambiguities in work rules/employment policies are no longer interpreted against the drafter [the employer]...” Continue Reading ›

Tags: Labor Law, National Labor Relations Act, National Labor Relations Board

DOL Provides Guidance to Employers on Travel Time, Break Periods Under FMLA

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DOL revives practice of issuing opinion letters to employers with recent guidance addressing travel time and break periods under FMLA. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour

Supreme Court Rules Mandatory Class Action Waivers Enforceable.

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed employers a valuable tool in ruling that mandatory class action waivers in employment agreements are enforceable. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Class Actions, Labor Law, National Labor Relations Act, National Labor Relations Board

To Vaccinate or not to Vaccinate…That's the Question of the Day!

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What employers need to know when employees object to a mandatory flu vaccination. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Labor Law

I-9 Form Revised… Again!

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There is another new I-9 form that must be used by employers to verify eligibility. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Labor Law

Dropping The F-Bomb Protected Concerted Activity Under Federal Labor Law

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Court rules employer infringed on employee’s right to “protected concerted activity” under the National Labor Relations Act when it fired him for dropping the F-bomb. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Labor Law, National Labor Relations Act, National Labor Relations Board

Appellate Court ‘Labors’ Over Collective Bargaining, Right to Work Rulings

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Recent labor law cases involving collective bargaining and right to work issues have implications even for non-union employers. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Labor Law, National Labor Relations Act, National Labor Relations Board, Right to Work

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
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