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Playing It Safe

Playing It Safe

As companies are continuing to navigate employees working from home, providing a reduction in services, and limiting hours of service or shutting down all together, these issues are compounded by the possibility that members of their workforce could… Read More
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State Shutdown and Paid S…

State Shutdown and Paid Sick Time

If you’ve followed our posts relative to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, you know we’ve been waiting for clarification from the Department of Labor (DOL) as to whether Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order closing non-essential busine… Read More
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State Guidance for Employ…

State Guidance for Employers Contemplating Layoffs

On March 16, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-10, entitled “Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing,” which is effective through 11:59 pm on April 14, 2020. This Order suspends certain requirements and… Read More
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"Stay Home, Stay Safe"

Earlier today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-21 (“Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life”), which becomes effective on March 24, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. and continues thro… Read More
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Now You Know It: Special…

Now You Know It: Special Edition

On Monday, we shared an update on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that had been approved by the House of Representatives and sent to the Senate. The Senate has since passed a modified version of the Act, and President Trump has signed it… Read More
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Planning in the Time of C…

Planning in the Time of Coronavirus

During this time of the Coronavirus outbreak, one thing is certain: nothing is certain. As we know, everyone is susceptible to the virus and anyone could be facing possible hospitalization in these worrisome times. But before you’re facing a medica… Read More
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Now You Know It: Special…

Now You Know It: Special Edition

Late last week, with support from the White House, the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive bill that would increase government funding to combat the spread of the coronavirus, while also providing greater workplace protections for America… Read More
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Now You Know It: Special…

Now You Know It: Special Edition

As the global community wrestles with the Coronavirus outbreak, public and private employers scramble to implement workplace policies that protect the health and welfare of employees, customers, and the general public. If you plan to close your offic… Read More
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Title Theft… Should I B…

Title Theft… Should I Be Worried?

I’ve been hearing a lot of ads lately for a subscription service that promises to protect you and your property from title theft – for a monthly fee, of course. According to the ads, the FBI believes that title theft is the fastest growing cyber-… Read More
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Pebbles in a Pond

Pebbles in a Pond

Ray Randolph is a well-known and highly respected Southeast Michigan businessman. His is a face I look forward to seeing at every Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce event I attend. His affable spirit and booming voice lift me up every time.… Read More
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