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Right-to-Work: What Does…

Right-to-Work: What Does it Mean?

As described by Monica Davey of The New York Times, Michigan “has long been a symbol of union might and an incubator for the American labor movement.” Perhaps that is why the December 11th passage of “right-to-work” legislation is of particul… Read More
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Does Detroit’s Proposal…

Does Detroit’s Proposal M Mean that Existing Laws Governing Pot are “Up in Smoke?” Not By a Long Shot.

The recent passage of state marijuana decriminalization proposals by voters in Colorado and Washington has attracted national attention, placing important federalism questions back in the spotlight. But did you know that Detroit voters recently appro… Read More
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Covering Employee Travel…

Covering Employee Travel Expenses

Confused about when to pay an employee’s travel expenses? You’re not alone. When travel goes beyond the traditional commute, knowing what to cover can be tricky. Regardless of the situation, the most important question to ask is whether the trave… Read More
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How Much Time Do You Need…

How Much Time Do You Need Off? New Flexibility Required in Leave of Absence Policies

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has intensified its focus on employers’ leave of absence and attendance policies, especially in light of new rules expanding the interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This me… Read More
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Put It In Writing: Docume…

Put It In Writing: Documenting Employee Discipline

In an increasingly competitive business environment, finding time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s can be a challenge. When handling workforce disciplinary matters, this often means failure to document a particular infraction or warning. At the t… Read More
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NLRB Postpones Controvers…

NLRB Postpones Controversial Poster Requirement

Last year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that employers would soon be required to display a workplace poster advising employees of their right to form unions. For the second time, the NLRB has pushed back the implementation date… Read More
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