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Michigan Court of Appeals Reverses Court of Claims, Halting Minimum Wage Increase & Paid Leave Expansion

Michigan Court of Appeals Reverses Court of Claims, Halting Minimum Wage Increase & Paid Leave Expansion

Today, in a unanimous ruling, the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Michigan Court of Claims that would have required a minimum wage increase and expanded paid leave in February 2023. As a result, Michigan employers will not be required to change their sick leave policies or increase the minimum wage.

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Michigan Employers Should Prepare for Possible Changes to the Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) & Minimum Wage

Michigan Employers Should Prepare for Possible Changes to the Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) & Minimum Wage

There are many questions regarding possible changes to the Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) and the minimum wage that could go into effect February 20, 2023. As of now, due to a stay from the Michigan Court of Claims, the current laws remain in effect until February 19, 2023. An appeal is pending before the Michigan Court of Appeals, and the parties have asked the COA to issue a decision by February 1, 2023. Regardless of the decision, it is fully anticipated that it will be appealed to the Michigan Supreme Court. Here is a summary of the impact of the updated laws.

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Where to Start When Developing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policies

Where to Start When Developing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policies

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) compliance is at the forefront of employers’ minds. Concerns surrounding employment and hiring processes are under the microscope like never before. While many might believe they already have appropriate policies and practices in place, there are serious legal consequences for businesses found to be in violation of civil rights laws.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

M&A is a complex, exciting, and often frustrating process for any business. Our attorneys have the experience to ensure the best outcome for all parties involved.

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Succession Planning

When considering your business' future succession plans, our attorneys can help you ensure a successful, harmonious transition.

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