Unlike Title VII, the federal Equal Pay Act shifts the burden of proof to employers to prove a nondiscriminatory reason for pay difference.
Appellate court’s ruling appears to have made it easier to bring employment discrimination claims under federal law.
Employers should clearly state intention to arbitrate disputes when drafting agreements.
Employers should have a no call/no show policy to avoid unemployment claims.
The duties test must be applied to determine an employee’s exempt status or employers may face an adverse (and costly) appellate court decision like this one!
Michigan issues new COVID-19 rules for health care employers and ends restrictions for all other employers, effective today.
Michigan to allow return to in-person work starting May 24 as state reaches COVID-19 vaccination threshold.
Michigan incentivizes residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine with double-benefit of defeating virus and fully reopening state’s economy sooner.
In current legal landscape, employers may do well to continue including a contractual limitations period on employment applications and handbook acknowledgments.
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