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EEOC Issues Warning Against Disability Discrimination When Using AI

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EECO) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released technical assistance documents that focus on the possibility of disability discrimination when employers use artificial intelligence (AI) an… Read More
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Business Owners Should Review Their Policies in Light of DOL Announcement

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced it will hire an additional 100 investigators to support its Wage and Hour Division, which is responsible for the enforcement of several federal employment laws, including the Fair Labor Standards… Read More
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EEOC Releases New Guidelines For Employers Considering Mandating the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released new guidelines for employers within “What You Should Know about COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEOC Laws.” Employers c… Read More
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COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Business Owners

Biotech firms Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Nov. 9 that their COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated evidence of 90 percent efficacy against the disease. As the world continues to move closer to a vaccine that will prevent the spread of the coronavirus… Read More
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All Business Owners Should Update Their Corporate Records Every Year

Maintaining a company's corporate records is a must, especially if you're trying to avoid legal troubles and issues with the IRS and creditors. Regardless of the size or type of business, all owners should update their corporate records every year. Read More
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Will Insurance Cover COVID-19 Interruption Loss in Michigan?

As business owners attempt to financially recoup from the mandatory state shutdown and the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some may look for alternative ways to add to their bottom line, including filing a claim against their insurer for i… Read More
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MIOSHA Issues Emergency Rules to Protect Workers Against COVID-19

On Oct. 14, the Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Administration (MIOSHA) issued emergency rules meant to protect employees from COVID-19 while at work. Governor Gretchen Whitmer concurred in the finding of the Department of Labor and Economic… Read More
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Some Employers are Required by Law to WARN Workers About Layoffs

Did you know that certain business owners considering employee layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic (and most other reasons) may be required by law to give the affected workers advance notice? Employers whose businesses meet certain criteria are requ… Read More
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Certain Employers May Need to Offer Paid Leave for Employees of School Age Children

Many metro Detroit students have started the school year in the virtual classroom, leaving working parents wondering how to manage a child or children at home with their full-time jobs. Certain employers may need to offer paid leave for employees of… Read More
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What Are Your Business's Greatest Risks When Using Social Media?

There are some legal risks associated with utilizing social media platforms. What are your business's greatest risks when using social media? Read More
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