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New Michigan Employment Laws Require Employment Policies to Undergo an Immediate Triage

January 24, 2019

Three recent legal developments require all employers with Michigan employees to put their employment policies through an immediate triage to determine what policies must be modified, if not created outright. These laws soon will become effective, so considering these issues now is necessary to avoid potential legal liabilities later.

Our panel of Michigan-based Dykema employment and labor practitioners will review:

  • The new Paid Medical Leave Act, which requires employers to allow employees employed by companies with 50+ employees to accrue paid leave time for specified purposes, and discuss what most employers will need to do by late March to comply;
  • The amendments describing how Michigan’s minimum wage will increase over the coming years, both respect to non-tipped and tipped employees;
  • How the November voter initiative legalizing (under State law) cannabis for recreational use will impact how employers may deal with employees using cannabis for recreational or medicinal purposes; and
  • A brief review of what is lying ahead in DC on the employment law front. 

Thursday, January 24, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

Speakers: Robert A. Boonin, Member, Ann Arbor;  James F. Hermon, Member, Detroit; Noah S. Hurwitz, Member, Ann Arbor; Elisa J. Lintemuth, Member, Grand Rapids

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CLE accreditation is anticipated for California, Illinois and Texas. We provide Uniform Certificates of Attendance and jurisdiction-specific information for those licensed in other jurisdictions. HRCI eligibility will be determined after the program. If HRCI accredited, we provide Certificates of Attendance to all attendees. Please contact Sarah Minjoe at sminjoe@dykema.com with questions.