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This case is a good reminder to employers that just because employees have restrictions, it doesn’t mean they have disabilities requiring ADA accommodations.  

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The Michigan Legislature is giving this author flashbacks over a challenge to its own lame duck amendments to citizen-led legislation providing for paid sick time and the state’s minimum wage.

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New Supreme Court ruling again emphasizes that filing EEOC charge is not a jurisdictional prerequisite to bringing a Title VII claim in federal court.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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New DOL regulations to dramatically change minimum compensation for exempt employees beginning Dec. 1.

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National Labor Relations Board rules employer violated National Labor Relations Act by terminating employees for bathroom talk involving concerted activity.

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Recent DOL case resolution a reminder to employers that failure to correctly classify individuals as independent contractors or exempt employees could result in expensive class action litigation.

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Presidential executive order requires federal contractors entering into contracts after Jan. 1, 2017 to provide their employees with sick days.

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Effective March 27, Department of Labor’s final rule grants same-sex couples access to FMLA leave time.

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National Labor Relations Board ruling allows employees with access to company email accounts to use them for activities consistent with union organization and business.

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Recent EEOC settlement emphasizes need for employers to modify their inflexible leave policies to comply with the ADA

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Today's Internet connected world has taken telecommuting mainstream; so much so that it may be a "reasonable accommodation" under the ADA.

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Employers can avoid being stung by understanding pay requirements for most internships under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

1.    Employers can avoid being stung by understanding pay requirements for most internships under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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