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Michigan’s new cyberbullying law goes into effect March 27

On December 27, 2018, Governor Snyder signed Public Act 457 into law to prohibit cyberbullying in the State of Michigan. Effective March 27, 2019, cyberbullying is now a crime under Michigan law. According to this… Read More >

Infographic: A first year overview road trip on the Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act (MPMLA)

Supreme Court rules in favor of independent contractors in arbitration decision

By Jaclyn Culler On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the case of New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira that independent contractors working in interstate commerce (e.g., the transportation industry) may not be forced into… Read More >

Everything You Need to Know About Michigan Employment Arbitration Agreements

By Nina Abboud. Given the length, formality, and cost of litigation, employers are turning to arbitration to resolve disputes. Arbitration is a private process with a neutral third party as the decision maker. Employees also… Read More >

Emergency Workplace Scenarios Can Arise, Are You Prepared?

With active shooter situations on the rise, it is important for individuals and employers to be cognizant of a few guidelines that can help increase a person’s chance of survival and potentially prevent these unfortunate… Read More >

Workplace Sexual Harassment in the Era of Time Magazine’s “Silence Breakers”

By David A. Mollicone, Esq and Monika Khaltsev Even in the most synergistic of workplaces, sexual harassment looms large as a difficult issue for both employees and employers. This is especially true in this era… Read More >

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in the Workplace

Many employers would rather not deal with any issues of sexual orientation or gender identity at the office, considering these to be private matters and not topics for an employee handbook. But the Equal Employment … Read More >

Exempt or Not-Exempt: That is the Question and the Answers are Changing

The Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing changes to the federal regulations that deal with overtime pay, particularly regarding exempt and non exempt employees. An exempt employee (who must be primarily an executive, administrative or… Read More >

Goodbye, Yellow Taxi

San Francisco is a town where people need rides. Between the population density on the island, the somewhat low per capita car ownership and the ubiquitous hills, hailing cabs has been a part of the… Read More >

Classic Employer Pitfalls

As an employer, you have so many balls to keep in the air. Under these circumstances, it is understandable that staying on top of employment law becomes subservient to just trying to retain employees and… Read More >