Effective Tuesday March 24, 12:01 am, employers with certain exceptions, were ordered by Governor Whitmer to cease all operations that cannot be performed by employees working remotely from their homes. Following are the obligations for business in Michigan. We have …
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This letter template designates an employee as a critical infrastructure worker, and provides the employee with a document to carry with them / show to anyone questioning their status.
Below is suggested template language which has been approved by the state’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.
The governor's 'Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives' Executive Order orders the closure of all non-essential businesses until April 13, 2020. But what does that really mean?
The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity today provided guidance to Michigan employers on how to avoid potential layoffs related to COVID-19.
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) provided employer updates and guidance.
On March 16, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer informed the U.S. Small Business Administration that she is seeking an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Declaration for the state and has initiated the process to receive the declaration from …
The Governor today ordered that any event or large assemblage of 250 people or more must be canceled or postponed, through the signing of Executive Order 2020-5.
Michael Rogers talks with Anna Sperling, First Vice President Loss Prevention Manager for Independent Bank. The Small Business Association of Michigan’s weekly podcast presents a dynamic audio interview from a […]
How can I avoid an IRS audit? The good news is that the odds against being audited are in your favor. Businesses, large corporations and high-income individuals are more likely to be audited but, overall, …
The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division published the final exempt regulations.
By Michael Burns, courtesy SBAM Approved Partner ASE Human Resources 101 dictates “document, document, document.” The following illustrates one more example of an employer’s successful discrimination defense against a very […]
Michigan’s new marijuana law does not protect being under the influence at work, but other legal protections may apply
ASE is monitoring both Michigan law and employer policy and practices in response to the legalization of marijuana in this state.
Marijuana use legalization continues to sweep across the United States. Michigan adopted recreational marijuana use late in 2018, and the state is awaiting commercial licensing approval for the sale of marijuana.