Employment Lifeline BLOG


Paid Medical Leave Act Update – Supreme Court to Hold Oral Arguments in July 2019

 
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How to Stay Current with Social Media Law

 
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Creating a Crisis Plan for Social Media Bombshells

 
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Social Media Influencing Hiring Practices

 
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How to Handle Negative Social Media Posts


 
 
 
 

What Michigan Employers Need to Know About the New Paid Sick Time, the Minimum Wage Increase, and Recreational Marijuana Use Laws

By Stephanie C. Mellin, Esq.
 
 

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Continues Recent Appellate Court Trend Expanding Title VII Protections for LGBTQ Rights

By Steven M. Wolock
 
 

Minimum Wage Increase and Posting Requirements

By James M. Reid, IV
 
 

Did the 2016 Overtime Rule Take Effect?

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

The Sixth Circuit Holds that Class Action Waivers are Unlawful While the Same Issue is Still Pending at the Supreme Court

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

The Sixth Circuit Byrnes the Internal Revenue Service: New Precedent for Owners of Businesses With Employees


 
 
 
 

Age Discrimination May be Inferred from Poorly Documented Reasons for Separation and the Redistribution of Work Duties

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Be-leach it or Not: Employers Using Bleach May Unknowingly Violate Michigan Law—and Face Sanctions

By R.J. Cronkhite

 
 
 
 

A Well Drafted Job Description/Attendance Policy Proved to be Critical in Defending a Disability Discrimination Claim

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Does the IRS Consider Us the Employer?


 
 
 
 
 

Are You Prepared for the January 1, 2017 Minimum Wage Increase and Posting Requirements?

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Employers May Avoid Bonus Payments by Terminating Employees Prior to the Payout Date

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Overtime Rule Blocked by Nationwide Preliminary Injunction

By Kaitlin A. Brown

 
 
 
 

Privileged and Confidential Communications Survive Upon Demise of Persuader Rule

By Kaitlin A. Brown

 
 
 
 

New Overtime Regulation Issued by The Department of Labor May Require Exempt Employees to be Reclassified as Hourly

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

The Defend Trade Secrets Act Requires Employers to Update Agreements in Order to Receive New Federal Remedies

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

EEOC Files First Lawsuits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

IRS Warns Human Resource Professionals to Watch Out for New W-2 E-mail Phishing (“Spoofing”) Scheme

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Top 10 Tips to Minimize the Likelihood of Workplace Violence

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Unlawful Employee Handbook Provisions

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Binding Mediation Agreements are Enforceable

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 
 

Amendments to Expungement Laws Allow Applicants to Legally Deny Convictions

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

September 30, 2015 Amendments to Garnishment Laws Benefit the Employer/Creditor

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

Time Spent in Security Screenings is Unpaid

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

Zero Tolerance Policies May Expose Employers to Reverse Discrimination Claims

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

Successor Liability for Employers

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

Compliance with the Affordable Care Act from an Employment Law Perspective!

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 

Minimum Wage Increase and Posting Requirements

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 

Technological Advances Impact “Mailbox Rule” Notification

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

Top Five Tips for Managing Unemployment Tax Liability

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

Wage and Hour Lawsuits are at Record Highs

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 
 

The Supreme Court Makes it Harder for Employers to Defend Retaliation and Age Discrimination Cases

By James M. Reid, IV

 
 

The Top 5 Excuses that Employers Make to Delay Updating Their
Employee Handbook

By James M. Reid, IV

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My Top 5 Reasons to Have an Employee Handbook

By James M. Reid, IV
 
 
 
 

My Top 5 Provisions to Include in the Employee Handbook Acknowledgement

By James M. Reid, IV