Recent legislative changes require specific policy, process and payroll changes for many employers.
Legalization of Marijuana in Michigan – Employers may have to redefine policies if they wish to remain a drug free workplace or develop new policies to integrate these allowed changes.
Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act – This legislation passed in December of 2018 and goes into effect on March 29, 2019. This law will require up to 40 hours of paid time off to eligible hourly employees for issues ranging from employee health conditions or that of family members, domestic violence, sexual assault and public health emergencies that close the workplace, schools or daycare. Complexities ranging from part-time hour eligibility tracking and interactions with many policies including; attendance, FMLA and vacation make the implementation toward compliance challenging.