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Basics of Noncompete Agreements

After the signing of a new executive order, Dirk Beamer digs in on some basics of noncompete agreements Read More
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MIOSHA Update

More details on the updated MIOSHA rules from Dirk Beamer Read More
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Michigan Masking Rules Un…

Michigan Masking Rules Unchanged in the Workplace

Many mask-weary Michiganders breathed a sigh of relief last week when first the CDC, and then Governor Whitmer, announced relaxed mask-wearing rules for fully vaccinated individuals. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services published a re… Read More
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Masks in the Workplace

A quick review from Dirk Beamer about mask guidelines in the workplace after new recommendations from the CDC Read More
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Biden’s Infrastructure…

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Boosts Labor Unions

What do roads and bridges have to do with labor unions? Quite a lot potentially. President Biden’s American Jobs Plan (a proposed two trillion-dollar investment in traditional steel and concrete infrastructure but also in job creation and labor law… Read More
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PRO Act & Right to Work

Dirk Beamer reviews a few details of the PRO Act and right-to-work laws Read More
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American Jobs Plan & Organized Labor

A quick breakdown from Dirk Beamer about the American Jobs Plan and organized labor. Read More
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One Size Rarely Fits All

One Size Rarely Fits All

I have never dazzled anyone with my physique. Lanky arms, narrow shoulders, and a giraffe-like neck. Not exactly central casting. Consequently, off the rack clothing tends to result in sleeves too short, shirts too baggy, and trousers sliding off the… Read More
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Expect MIOSHA-Style Workp…

Expect MIOSHA-Style Workplace Safety Rules to Go Nationwide

As Michigan businesses prepared to re-open following last spring’s COVID-19 lockdown, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued several executive orders requiring enhanced workplace safety measures. After the Michigan Supreme Court curtailed the governor’… Read More
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Government Backed Paid Le…

Government Backed Paid Leave Set to Expire

Last spring, in the early throes of the pandemic, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The Act focuses on encouraging workers sick with COVID-19 to stay home and quarantine, while also providing relief to parents… Read More
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