Michigan is an employee-friendly state. In this state, an employer may not base employment decisions upon arrests that do not result in conviction. The state does not require meal or rest breaks for employees 18 or older. This is just a couple of the employment laws that exist in this state.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Michigan.
Updated to reflect an increase in the state minimum wage, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to reflect an increase in Michigan's minimum wage, effective January 1, 2017.
Revised policy to refine provisions that, though compliant with state law, may conflict with National Labor Relations Act employee protections for employee discussion and disclosure related to the terms and conditions of employment.
Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Updated when to include, policy and guidance to reflect discrimination protections based on membership or service in the military or naval forces of any state, effective June 12, 2016.
Updated policy and guidance to reflect the extension of National Guard reemployment rights to members of the National Guards of other states, effective June 12, 2016.
In-depth review of the spectrum of Michigan employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to workplace safety.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Michigan employers ensure they are compliant with state and HR employment laws.