By: Tyler S. Lemen License renewal season for nurses is once again upon us. Because it is an even-numbered year, all Licensed Practical Nurses should complete their license renewal before current licenses expire on October 31, 2018. To renew, you complete a renewal form… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (“EPA”) requires men and women be given equal pay for equal work—or rather substantially equal work in the same establishment. More than fifty years on, women’s pay hovers around 80 cents for each dollar… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski The Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) wrapped up its 2017-2018 term in June without any true “blockbuster” cases, but some of the cases that they did decide will have far-reaching implications. Here are a few for your consideration…. Read More >
By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP Construction and design contracts almost always include some form of indemnity agreement between the parties. The basic concept is that if a contractor or designer causes damage due to negligence or breach of its contractual or legal… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski The pendulum swings. Employers no doubt recall the angst created by the NLRB in recent years with respect to employment policies and work rules—starting back with the 2004 Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia decision that resulted in many common-sense employer work rules… Read More >
Opioid Crisis Spurs Lawmakers to Provide New Employer Protections: What Does It Mean for Your Business?
By: Tyler S. Lemen In March, Governor Holcomb signed the House Enrolled Act 1007. This legislation is meant to help curb the effects of the opioid crisis with a focus on expanding opioid treatment programs. It also provides new protection for companies with employees… Read More >
By: Melanie Dunajeski Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently announced that they are increasing Form I-9 audits—and the evidence suggests that is already under way, with employers facing a four-fold increase in the likelihood that their I-9 records will be audited. Sure, the audits are… Read More >