Employers must get it right when it comes to FMLA qualifying leave for employees or they could face significant liability.
DOL’s new rule is more employer friendly, but it must be adhered to in order to avoid liability.
The best lines of defense against employment liability are well-trained managers.
Department of Labor opinion letter serves as reminder to employers that non-discretionary bonuses impact overtime pay calculations.
Supreme Court’s decision leaves Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act intact, for now.
PMLA cliff hanger in Supreme Court no excuse for employers to delay action before year end.
Employer avoids slicing this FMLA abuse claim out of bounds by hiring private investigator.
Although recreational marijuana is now legal in Michigan, your employment policies can still prohibit its use.
Appellate court found employer’s verbal agreement may constitute an enforceable employment contract, although the written agreement was never signed.
Policies are great but employers must ensure manager and HR compliance in order to present a solid defense to employee discrimination claims.
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- Department of Labor Publishes Final 'Joint Employer' Regulation
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- Non-Discretionary Bonuses Affect Overtime Pay, Other Wage Issues
- Michigan Supreme Court Decides not to Issue Advisory Opinion on Constitutionality of the PMLA
- Employers Should act Despite Supreme Court ‘Adopt and Amend’ Cliff Hanger
- Appellate Court Scores Employee’s FMLA Abuse Claim as Below Par
- What Should Michigan Employers do now That Recreational Marijuana Is Legal?
- Lessons Learned – Part Three – The Oral Contract
- Lessons Learned – Part Two – Punitive Damages