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The New Normal
20 September 2022

Is COVID-19 Still Relevant at Work?

Here’s 3 reasons I think it is (and always will be!) I know, I know. We’re two-and-a-half years in and we’re all soooo over COVID-19. And, if the increase in traffic during the morning commute and lack of prime parking spaces close to the office are any indication, it certainly seems like employees have returned […]

 
Political Speech - 5 Minute Message
15 September 2022

Political Speech Rights for Students and Staff

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Adam Walker discusses guidelines for Michigan schools when it comes to political speech for students and educators. Watch the 5 Minute Message here.  Questions? Contact the author Adam Walker. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law email […]

Miller Johnson's 5 Minute Message
08 September 2022

Warning About Michigan Office of Retirement Ser...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Miller Johnson attorney Bob Schindler reports on a trend he is seeing schools run into with reportable compensation being denied. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Bob Schindler. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s […]

2022 Employment Law Seminar
06 September 2022

Join Us For The Miller Johnson Annual Employmen...

Every year, as the calendar turns from August to September and mornings and evenings get a little cooler, I start to look forward to all things fall. For “normal-person me,” this means getting excited for back to school, the return of college football (GO GREEN!), and giving myself permission to bake some of my favorite […]

Title IX
25 August 2022

Biggest Proposed Changes In Title IX Regulation...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Cathy Tracey discusses some of the proposed changes to Title IX rules for schools. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Cathy Tracey. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law email updates? Subscribe here […]

Employment Agreement
23 August 2022

10 Things to Include in Every Employment Agreement

Not all employers choose to enter into employment agreements with their employees. However, there can be certain benefits of entering into such agreements. Agreements can provide clarity by setting out the terms of employment and the mutual obligations between the employee and the employer. They can also provide protection for your business after an employee […]

Education Law Blog Post - Aug 23
23 August 2022

New Guidance For Educators On Discipline For St...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Kevin Sutton outlines Department of Education’s guidance on discipline for students with disabilities and 504 plans. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Government publications: Supporting Students With Disabilities And Avoiding Discriminatory Use Of Student Discipline Under Section 504 Q&A: Addressing Needs Of […]

18 August 2022

Big Changes To Working After Retirement For Mic...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson Attorney Bob Schindler outlines the changes that Public Act 184 (aka House Bill 4375) made to working after retirement for Michigan educators. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Bob Schindler. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller […]

Ed Law 5 Minute Message
11 August 2022

What Michigan’s Latest Court Ruling About...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Sandy Andre examines what the Michigan Court of Claims ruling on minimum wage and paid medical leave means for schools. Watch the 5 Minute Message here.  Questions? Contact the author Sandy Andre. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s […]