In this issue:
Cody A. Mott and Taylor A. Gast
Nearly two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Michigan is continuing to design new programs to help support Michigan businesses that were negatively impacted by the pandemic and resulting economic shutdowns.
Beginning March 1, 2022, Michigan will distribute up to $409 million under the new Afflicted Business Relief (ABR) grant program. Eligible businesses can apply beginning March 1, 2022 through March 31, 2022. Grants are not first-come, first-serve, but instead may be prorated depending on the number of eligible businesses that apply...
John W. Mashni
You're leaving your current job because you have an idea for starting your own business in 2022. In your head, the business plans look incredible and you will be working on something you're truly passionate about. But where do you start?
According to Digital.com, a leading independent review website for small business online tools, products and services, roughly 32% of Americans quit their jobs during the pandemic to start their own business (1 in 3 workers). Of those respondents, 62% said they are starting a new business because they want to be their own boss. Whether you are just getting ready to launch the new business or are still in the startup phase, here are the top things you need to consider before you launch...
With plenty of questions lingering about what 2022's forecast will look like for employers, we invite you to join us at our Lansing office for our Spring 2022 Labor & Employment Law Update on Thursday, March 10.
This will be a hybrid event with attendees being able to attend both in-person and virtually over Zoom simultaneously.
Among the discussions included in the agenda are:
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