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Regular subscribers may have noticed that for the first time since February when we began posting items to the EmpLawyers BLawg every Tuesday and Thursday, that we failed to post on Thursday, September 18. We have a good excuse. Honest.
It’s that time of year, when talent recognized. “The Emmy’s,” you ask. Nope. They were awarded in August. “Oscars?” Not for another six months. “Good heavens, the Miss America pageant was last Sunday. You didn’t win that, did you?”
By: Bill Pilchak – 9/11/14 Attending h […]
On September 2, 2014, Administrative Law Judge Julia Stern of the Michigan Employment Relations Commission (“MERC”) struck down the MEA’s August Window resignation provision
Most businesses are aware of the dangers of designating workers under the direction and control of an employer as independent contractors.
One of the most difficult things we do as labor and employment attorneys is determine at what point a business can discharge an employee who has been on an extended leave of absence due to a disability
Social media has become a staple in both the workplace and in homes. Businesses have been hard pressed to maintain a balance with their employees between professional and personal aspects of social media. Accordingly, employers are scrambling to update their communications policies to include provisions regarding social media
As we swelter through the remaining “dog days” of summer, I can’t help but reminiscence about those brutal “double session” football practices. Back in the day, I dreaded the thought of training camp most of the summer
On August 4, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that LinkedIn agreed to settle a case
If You Can Read This, Thank a Teacher by Reminding Her/Him That August is the Only Month to Leave the MEA
In case you don’t read the editorial page every morning, let me pass on a message from Robert Wiersma, an economics teacher at Hopkins High School near Holland, Michigan found in today’s Detroit News.