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Legalized Recreational Marijuana Comes to the Midwest

November 14, 2018 | Client Alert

Michigan residents voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana on November 6, 2018. Michigan, not normally known as a bellwether state, becomes the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational pot. In early December, individuals age 21… Read More

Is Your Estate Plan in Order?

October 12, 2018 | Client Alert

National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15-21. Congress designated this week as a time to remind and educate Americans about the importance of maintaining a comprehensive estate plan. What Does a Will Do? Most of you know that you… Read More

Salary History Questions Will be a Thing of the Past

August 16, 2018 | Client Alert

California, Delaware, Massachusetts, Oregon, New York City and San Francisco, all prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their prior salary history. Why? Female and minority job applicants historically make lower wages than comparable white, male applicants. Employers who set… Read More

PAID: A New Approach to FLSA Violations

August 16, 2018 | Client Alert

The United States Department of Labor recently launched PAID to proactively address FLSA violations without expensive class action litigation. PAID is a nationwide, pilot program that is designed to bring employers in compliance with the FLSA as it seeks… Read More

Labor and Employment Law are Low Budgetary Priorities

August 16, 2018 | Client Alert

President Trump’s election in 2016 brought the pace of change in the labor and employment landscape to a screeching halt. The proposed fiscal year 2019 budget plan sent to Congress shows that labor and employment issues are not a… Read More