Tag: Michigan

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage and Final Tip Rules
27 Dec

2021

Federal Law Alert: Federal Contractor Minimum Wage and Final Tip Rules

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage and Final Tip Rules Minimum Wage Beginning January 30, 2022, the minimum wage for work performed on or in connection with covered federal contracts will increase
Court Halts OSHA’s Vaccination-or-Testing ETS
23 Dec

2021

OSHA Vaccine-or-Test Mandate is Back with New Deadlines

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, a three-judge panel from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted the stay on the OSHA vaccine-or-test mandate (the Emergency Temporary Standard,
Creating a Safe and Fulfilling Workplace for Another Challenging Year
16 Dec

2021

Creating a Safe and Fulfilling Workplace for Another Challenging Year

As we enter the new year, the risks of COVID-19 may recede, but the trauma, pain, and disruptions of these past two years will still be with us, affecting our
Michigan Minimum Wage Increases on January 1, 2022
16 Dec

2021

Michigan Minimum Wage Increases on January 1, 2022

Did you know that on January 1, 2022, Michigan’s minimum wage will increase to $9.87 per hour? The minimum base wage for tipped employees will be $3.75 per hour. Michigan’s
Are remote employees eligible for FMLA?
14 Dec

2021

Are remote employees eligible for FMLA?

Now that we’ve become a “remote first” company with most of our employees working from home, we’ve started hiring remote employees in other parts of the country. We’re covered by
What is an exit interview?
9 Dec

2021

What is an exit interview?

An exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee about their time at the company and the reason for their departure. It’s completely optional, but some employers conduct them
Why You Should Care About Your Employer Brand
3 Dec

2021

Why You Should Care About Your Employer Brand

Lots of HR leaders today are talking about the importance of using marketing techniques to build an effective employer brand. What is an employer brand? To answer that question, it
Should we cancel our annual holiday party again this year?
30 Nov

2021

Should we cancel our annual holiday party again this year?

Ultimately, that’s your decision. Some companies are forgoing an in-person holiday party again this year, while others feel like it’s safe enough to celebrate in person. Unfortunately, COVID cases and
What is a workweek? Is it just our hours of operation?
22 Nov

2021

What is a workweek? Is it just our hours of operation?

A workweek is not the same thing as your hours of operation. Rather, it defines the 168-hour period (i.e., seven 24-hour days) in which you track your non-exempt employees’ time
When does the Form I-9 need to be completed?
16 Nov

2021

When does the Form I-9 need to be completed?

All new employees must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 on (or before) their first day of employment. Then, within three business days following their start date, they must submit