Implementation of Michigan’s New Mask Exemption for Fully-Vaccinated Persons

On Friday, May 14th, 2021, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) modified its existing regulations regarding mandatory efforts to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus to exempt from its requirements “fully vaccinated” individuals. This change took effect on May 15, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. This relaxing of the Michigan mask rule […]

The Next Billion Dollar Market Is Coming To Michigan – Ready To Make Some Green?

On November 6, 2018, Michigan residents voted to pass into law the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (“MRTMA”), which took effect December 6, 2018. On a very basic level, the MRTMA allows Michigan residents to lawfully possess up to 2.5 ounces of marihuana and grow up to 12 marihuana plants. Additionally, it establishes […]

New Overtime Rule Delayed, Possibly Scrapped

Businesses, breathe easier: the new overtime rule, most widely known for raising the threshold overtime exemption for salaried employees, originally set to take effect December 1, 2016, may be scuttled altogether. On November 11, 2016 Texas U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant granted an Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction, effectively blocking implementation of the rule. The […]

Eliminate Non-Competes In Michigan?: HB 4198

Non-compete clauses are often found in employment contracts, whereby the employee normally agrees not to enter into or start a similar business or profession that competes against the employer. From the employer/business owner perspective, non-compete clauses protect a business’s trade secrets and confidential information by preventing employees from quitting one company and working for a […]

Forming an LLC – Why Hire an Attorney?

To the internet savvy, which applies to most of us today, it is not difficult to find forms to create your own limited liability company – known as the LLC. In Michigan, to form an LLC, all you really need to do is pick out a name for your company (that isn’t already taken) and […]