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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 which employers 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

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

Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act Employers with four or more employees
Civil Air Patrol Employment Protection Act All employers
Crime victim leave law All employers
Criminal checks law All employers
Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act All employers
Job reference immunity law All employers
Jury duty leave law All employers
Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act (MIOSHA) All employers
Military leave law All employers
Paid Medical Leave Act Employers with 50 or more employees
Payment of Wages and Fringe Benefits Act All employers
Persons With Disabilities Civil Rights Act All employers
Safe driving laws All employers
Smoke-Free Air Law All employers
Weapons in the workplace law All employers
Whistleblowers' Protection Act All employers
Workforce Opportunity Wage Act - equal pay Employers with two or more employees
Workforce Opportunity Wage Act - minimum wage Employers with two or more employees
Workforce Opportunity Wage Act - overtime Employers with two or more employees
Youth Employment Standards Act (YESA) All employers