12 October 2022

Episode 29 – Cleaning The COVID-19 Closet...

Miller Johnson attorneys Sarah Willey and Rebecca Strauss discuss where Michigan employers stand with COVID-19 rules, including vaccines, what to do when a worker has COVID-19 or is exposed, if sick workers have to be paid and if you can require an employee to take a COVID-19 test. You can also listen to this and […]

04 October 2022

Sixth Circuit Green Lights Ohio State Title IX ...

Last month, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a Title IX action initiated by several individuals who claimed they were abused by a physician at the Ohio State University between 1978 and 1998.  Although the University claimed that the claims fell well beyond the statute of limitations, the Plaintiffs countered that […]

Equal Pay
04 October 2022

What Does “Equal Pay” for Equal Work Mean Exactly?

The Equal Pay Act requires men and women in the same workplace to be given equal pay for equal work. But what exactly does “equal pay” mean under the Equal Pay Act? Let’s consider a recent case that was prominently featured in the news.  As you may have heard, 28 members of the United States […]

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 […]

14 September 2022

Episode 28 – Preventing, Responding to Wo...

An employee handbook is not going to stop workplace violence. But Miller Johnson attorneys Sarah Willey and Rebecca Strauss outline how the process of creating policies can better prepare a company for handling situations. You can also listen to this and future episodes by subscribing to “The Lawyers Off the Clock” podcast on: Apple Podcasts […]

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 […]

24 August 2022

Episode 27 – Preventing, Responding to Wo...

How can employers develop proactive relationships with local enforcement in case of violence or threats of violence? What can employers do to be prepared to respond? When it is appropriate to involve the police? What are signs to watch for? How do police respond if contacted? What training does local law enforcement offer? Miller Johnson […]