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Hospitals May Face Increased Liability Under Michigan Supreme Court Decision

From JDSupra, Paul Indyk discusses a recent case in which the court made it easier for a…

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US DOL Recovers $352K in Back Pay After Staffing Agency Misclassifies Workers Placed at Manufacturing Facilities as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered over $352k in back wages for workers…

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US Department of Labor finds employer’s pay practices denied 7 Michigan residential healthcare workers $94K in back wages 

The United States Department of Labor found that a Michigan employer misclassified healthcare providers as independent contractors…

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Court orders owner of defunct Detroit company to pay nearly $274K in back wages, interest to 326 misclassified drivers after US Department of Labor investigation

The United States Department of Labor reports a consent order to resolve allegations that a Detroit-area transport…

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US Department of Labor recovers $61K in overtime back wages for 60 laborers at Livonia, Michigan, employer 

The United States Department of Labor announced a recovery for workers at a company that helps contractors…

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MI Legislation: Wage Theft, Independent Contractors, Noncompetes

From The National Law Review, Christopher Mikula review proposed legislation in Michigan includes a bill to adopt the…

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Michigan attorney general takes on persistent yet little-known crime wave: Wage theft

From the Daily Kos, Dawn R Wolfe discusses Michigan Attorney General’s initiative to address misclassification. Dawn writes:…

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Michigan Court Rules for Westfield Insurance in ‘Employee v. Contractor’ Case

  From the Insurance Journal, Stephanie K. Jones reports on a recent Michigan case in which the question of…

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Court Says Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors – New Michigan Law Agrees

  From Newmeth Law Employment Blog, Patricia Nemeth and Kellen T. Myers discuss the Florida finding that…

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Michigan Contractor Ordered to Pay Back Wages 

    Green Industry Pros reports that a company in Michigan was required to pay $38,000 in back…

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Independent contractor or employee: Who is working for you?

From Crain’s Detroit Business — The IRS recently developed a three-part test to determine whether a worker should be…