Michigan Employment Law Updates

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October 2016

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September 2016

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August 2016

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July 2016

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June 2016

June 21 – Gov. Snyder signed a law amending the state’s Private Employer’s Veterans’ Preference Policy Act.

On June 21, 2016, Gov. Synder signed a law amending the state’s Private Employer’s Veterans’ Preference Policy Act changing the definition of veteran. The new law defines veteran as someone who meet the following requirements:

  • Is a person who served in the active military forces during a period of war, or who received the armed forces expeditionary or other campaign service medal during an emergency condition and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions. This includes someone who died in active military forces.
  • Served at least 180 days of active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces or has a service-connected disability as a result of serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

For more information, read Michigan House Bill 5340.

June 12 – Gov. Snyder signed a law extending the employment protections of employees called to serve in the National Guard.

On June 12, 2016, Gov. Synder signed a law extending the employment protections of employees called to serve in the National Guard. The protection now apply to National Guard members who work outside of the state where they are mobilized.

For more information, read Michigan House Bill 4796.

May 2016

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April 2016

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March 2016

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February 2016

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January 2016

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