Types of Employers: Michigan
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
- Each Michigan law may define employer differently based on variables such as number of employees, industry and more. See Defining an Employer in Michigan.
- Under Michigan's Franchise Investment Law, a franchisee generally is considered the sole employer of the workers for whom it provides a benefit plan or pays wages. See Franchisor Protection Law.