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Prevailing Wage Law Back…

Prevailing Wage Law Back in the News

In 2018, Michigan’s legislature voted to repeal legislation that required state contractors to pay workers a “prevailing wage” equivalent to union wages. The “Prevailing Wage” law applied to union and non-union workers alike. Supporters arg… Read More
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Do I Really Need an Emplo…

Do I Really Need an Employee Handbook?

Eighteen months of the coronavirus pandemic have wreaked havoc on workplace employee handbooks as human resource departments and small business owners struggled to rewrite the rules in the face of mandatory work from home orders and heightened safety… Read More
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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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