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 […]

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 […]

24 August 2022

Episode 26 – How To Create A Great Work C...

Miller Johnson attorney Rebecca Strauss welcomes Consumers Credit Union Chief Human Resources Officer Shawn Premer to discuss how to create a great company culture while dealing with legal compliance requirements when it comes to employee hiring, reviews and discharge. You can also listen to this and future episodes by subscribing to “The Lawyers Off the […]

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 […]

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 […]

LGBTQ+ Rights and Religious Accommodations
09 August 2022

(Sometimes) Irreconcilable Differences: LGBTQ+ ...

When Employers Are Stuck in the Middle More and more employers are finding themselves in the difficult position of dealing with objections from religious employees to DEI trainings or policies, or requests from coworkers to use preferred pronouns. Unfortunately, the law provides employers with limited guidance in this increasingly fraught area. What are employers to […]

Workplace Violence
26 July 2022

Workplace Violence: Prevent and Protect

We always think that it won’t happen to us. That “things like this” don’t happen “here.” But recent shootings in workplaces across the county – like at a grocery store in Buffalo, at a school in Uvalde, and at a manufacturing facility in western Maryland – should prompt employers to consider what they can and […]

14 July 2022

Episode 25 – SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade...

Miller Johnson attorneys Sarah Willey and Tripp VanderWal discuss the impact of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, including both the current legal landscape for employers and what will likely be around the corner. You can also listen to this and future episodes by subscribing to “The Lawyers Off the Clock” podcast on: […]

US Supreme Court Building
12 July 2022

Group Health Plan (and Related Benefit) Conside...

In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the United States Supreme Court overruled its previous decisions in both Roe and Casey and determined that the United States Constitution’s privacy clause does not guarantee a right to an abortion prior to the date of viability.  Instead, the regulation of abortion will be left to the states.  […]

06 July 2022

Episode 24 – Understanding The Rise In Gr...

Miller Johnson attorneys Sarah Willey and Keith Eastland discuss the recent labor law developments, including the rise in grassroots union efforts at companies like Amazon, Starbucks and Apple. You can also listen to this and future episodes by subscribing to “The Lawyers Off the Clock” podcast on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts