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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
U.S. SUPREME COURT BOLSTERS EMPLOYMENT ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS  The U.S. Supreme Court issued a significant decision for employers on May 21, 2018. In Epic Systems Corp v. Lewis, the Court held employee arbitration agreements may lawfully prohibit group or class action arbitration claims brought by multiple employees.  This holding is important because, as the Court noted, group or class actions ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Thursday, April 26, 2018
EMPLOYEES MAY BE LIABLE TO EMPLOYERS FOR RESUME FRAUD   For the first time, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that an employee who secured employment through resume fraud may be individually liable for damages to an employer under Michigan’s Authentic Credentials in Education Act (ACEA).  The Act, in effect since 2005, protects employers from the costs of false academic credentials by providing ...read more
Categories: Economic