Gratitude in the workplace

According to a survey by the John Templeton Foundation, people are less likely to express gratitude at work than anyplace else.  Yet, 81% of employees report they are motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their work.

Michigan’s Legislature Passes Amendments on Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Mandates

Late last night, the Michigan Legislature sent their amendments to both Michigan’s Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave laws that were passed in early September to the Governor’s desk to be signed. With the original legislation being extremely burdensome to Michigan’s business community, a coalition of Michigan job providers including the Small Business Association of Michigan formed “Small Business for a Better Michigan” to advise the legislature to make needed changes to the burdensome legislation.