Workers’ comp for unpaid interns?

  • March 22, 2009

Q. A local college has asked our company to allow a student to work at one of our plants for credit this summer. The student would not be paid, which sounds like a great...

Four companies cited for worker injury

  • February 22, 2009

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) fined four companies roughly $40,000 apiece for an accident last year while the Durant Hotel in Flint...

Can we require worker to wear hearing aid?

  • January 04, 2009

Q. An employee with severe hearing loss refuses to use his hearing aid. He works in a loud environment with forklifts and other hazards. Can we force him to wear the...

ADA: Performance and Conduct Standards

  • January 02, 2009

In response to numerous performance-related questions from employers, the EEOC released a detailed guide to help employers apply performance and conduct standards to...

AFSCME files charges against Benton Harbor

  • December 28, 2008

AFSCME Local 1433, the union representing employees of the city of Benton Harbor, has filed five unfair labor-practice charges with the Michigan Employment Relations...