Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Michigan?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Michigan laws applying to private employers and who must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.

Law1 Covered Employers2
Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act Employers with four or more employees
Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) All employers
Michigan Medical Marihuana Act All employers
Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act (MIOSHA) All employers
Michigan Persons With Disabilities Civil Rights Act (MPWDCRA) All employers
Payment of Wages and Fringe Benefits Act All employers
Polygraph Protection Act All employers
Smoke-Free Air Law All employers
Social Security Number Privacy Act All employers
Whistleblowers' Protections Act All employers
Worker's Disability Compensation Act (WDCA) Employers with three or more employees, including part-time employees
Workforce Opportunity Wage Act All employers
Youth Employment Standards Act (YESA) All employers

1Laws link to primary coverage on; the law may be addressed in other places on as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.