In this issue:
Anthony M. Dalimonte
This past year brought about significant changes to Michigan employment law, especially in regards to minimum wage and paid sick leave.
In 2022, the Michigan Court of Claims reinstated Michigan’s original Improved Workforce Opportunity Act (IWOWA) and Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA), ruling that the adopt and amend tactic used to pass the Paid Medical Leave Act were unconstitutional under Michigan’s Constitution. This ruling immediately voided the Paid Medical Leave Act, reinstating all provisions of the 2018 IWOWA and ESTA. The Court of Appeals did issue a stay until February 20, 2023.
So how did we get here, and what does this mean for employers moving forward?
Matthew S. Fedor
As the working environment changes, so do the expectations of the talent pool. In the new year, employers should keep some crucial things in mind when attracting and retaining talent
Expectations in offerings have changed dramatically in the last few years. Once, employers could offer basic health insurance, 401k, and a couple of weeks of paid time off, and employees would be satisfied. Compensation was a primary driver as to whether employees remained in their current position. The sentiment has changed in recent years, and employers now find themselves offering more non-traditional benefits to attract and retain talent...
Alexander S. Rusek
As we look to 2023, many are looking to right the wrongs of the past year, learn from their mistakes and leave their past behind. Expungement is legal jargon for the process of “setting aside” a criminal conviction and wiping it from one’s record. A criminal conviction can have a long-lasting negative impact on a person’s life as it will show up in background checks and can lead to difficulty finding employment, enrolling in school or applying for a loan.
Foster Swift litigation attorneys have put together the following six steps below to give you an idea of the expungement process going forward...
Foster Swift Business & Tax Law Group
As 2022 comes to a close, every company and business should review certain essential elements for a smooth transition to 2023. It’s easy to get busy and overlook any of these practical steps, but failure to do so can result in unforeseen costs and risks in the coming year...
Foster Swift's recent Fall 2022 Labor & Employment Law Update discussed major issues and developments that your company needs to address now. The webinar's PowerPoint slides and the recording of the presentation has been broken up by topic into the following links below to view or share at your convenience.
What Employers Need to Know for 2023:
Litigation Series Focuses on the Ins & Outs of Lawsuits:
Corporate Transparency Act (CTA):
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