Monthly Archives: January 2015

All employers have to participate in the contraception requirement based on the Affordable Care Act…or do they?

As a result of a US Supreme Court decision, a Federal Court judge in Grand Rapids rules that Autocam, a company owned by a Roman Catholic who opposes contraception and abortion, is not required to provide employee health insurance for birth control. A number of other Michigan companies brought suit in Michigan or Washington, D.C.

Independent Contractor or Employee.. Do you know the difference?

Independent Contractor or Employee… Do you know the difference? Employee misclassification is a problem that hurts everyone! It happens when an employer hires a worker and erroneously classifies that person as an “independent contractor” instead of an “employee”. Often times, employers that make this misclassification think that they can simply issue an “IRS Form 1099”

New Michigan Law allows for more leniency on businesses to hire parolees!

New Michigan Law allows for more leniency on businesses to hire parolees! Click here to view the story! Back in December 2014, Governor Snyder signed legislation to help better connect parolees with employment prospects, in efforts to reduce the chance that they will return to prison. The law became effective January 1, 2015. House Bills