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EEOC Confirms Pay Data Collection Reporting

After what seems like months of drama about EEO-1 reporting issues, on April 30, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission confirmed that employers will be required to submit pay data by September 30, 2019. The text of the EEOC’s notice is below and can be found on the EEOC website:

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March Madness Department of Labor-style

While the rest of us were busy filling out our NCAA tournament brackets, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) was engaged in another kind of March Madness. In a flurry of activity during the month of March, the DOL issued two notices of significant Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rulemaking along with three new Opinion Letters on Fair Labor Standards Act (FMLA) and FLSA issues.

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Early Christmas present for Michigan Employers: Earned Sick time Act overhauled and wage hike delayed

The Michigan legislature just gave employers an early Christmas present by scaling back on the terms of broadly-worded minimum wage and earned sick time laws that started out as citizen-initiated ballot proposals.

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37 attorneys at McDonald Hopkins selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2019

CLEVELAND – Thirty-seven attorneys at McDonald Hopkins have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2019. In addition, Cleveland member Dale Vlasek was selected among 2019’s “Lawyers of the Year.” Vlasek is chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group and has been a feature on the Best Lawyers list every year since 2006. The 24th edition of Best Lawyers is based on more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

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Michigan AG and Civil Rights Commission at odds over LGBT protections

There’s a battle brewing in Michigan…and this time it isn’t over college football.

In May 2018, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission issued a statement re-interpreting the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, the state civil rights law, to cover discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  The interpretative statement, which does not have the force and effect of law, provides that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity are forms of discrimination based on sex. The MCRC issued the interpretative state knowing the state’s Attorney General disagreed with that position.

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What does Supreme Court ruling on public-sector unions mean for your organization?

In a landmark decision on June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court by a 5-4 margin overruled a thirty-year precedent requiring public employees to pay “agency fees” for non-union member individuals. What does this mean for the future? Detroit Free Press writer John Gallagher, who is also a union president for the Newspaper Guild of Detroit, offers the fascinating perspective on “why unions will survive” the court’s decision. Detroit-based McDonald Hopkins attorneys James Boutrous, Miriam Rosen, and David Schelberg have been considering how the decision will impact their clients and other organizations, public and private. Here is a look at some of their initial thoughts:

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