Updated to include the discrimination provisions of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, effective December 6, 2018.
Updated to reflect the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, effective December 6, 2018.
Updated to include the privacy-related provisions of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana, effective December 6, 2018.
XpertHR Legal Editors David Weisenfeld and Beth Zoller discuss the midterm election passage of state ballot initiatives affecting employers, including transgender rights, minimum wage increases and marijuana legalization measures.
Michigan has become the first Midwestern state, and 10th overall, to legalize recreational marijuana. Meanwhile, Missouri and Utah voters passed medical marijuana ballot initiatives.
Updated to reflect extension of discrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Michigan Civil Rights Commission has voted to issue an "interpretive statement" to extend protections under the state's Elliott-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) to the LGBT community. However, it remains to be seen what effect the commission's interpretation will have. Last year, Michigan's attorney general told the commission it lacks the authority to reinterpret the ELCRA and warned it would be subject to a lawsuit if it did so.
Updated guidance to include information on the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, effective May 25, 2018.