Investigation Shows High Failure Rate of Spinal Cord Stimulators

A yearlong joint investigation of the global medical devices industry was recently concluded in November 2018. That investigation was spearheaded by the Associated Press and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which is comprise…
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Implications for Employers following Passage of Proposal 1, Permitting Recreational Marijuana Use

On November 6, 2018, Michigan voters passed Proposal 1, known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (“the Act”), legalizing marijuana for adult recreation use. While much of the Act addresses the decriminalization of marijuana,…
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Supreme Court Ends Agency Fee Deductions for Public Sector Unions

On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court ruled on the Janus v. AFSCME case; in a 5-4 decision, the Court overruled Abood v. Detroit Bd. of Ed., 431 U.S. 209 (1977), holding that automatic agency-fee deductions violate public employees’ First Amendme…
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Schultz and Young has merged their law firm with Keller Thoma

5/7/18 – Keller Thoma is pleased to announce that Schultz and Young, P.C. has merged their law firm with Keller Thoma.  Keller Thoma is happy to welcome Gregory T. Schultz and Elizabeth A. Young.  With Gregg, joining the firm as a Partner, a…
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Second Circuit Holds Title VII Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation "Because of . . . Sex."

On February 26, 2018 the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that Title VII protects against all discrimination “because of . . . sex” and that sexual orientation discrimination is a subset of sex discrimination. In Estate…
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Michigan Legislature Passes “Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act”

On December 12, 2017, the Michigan Legislature passed a package of Bills to amend various public sector retirement statutes and to create the “Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act.” The package is expected to be signed by the G…
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Michigan Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Separation Records for Law Enforcement Officers

On October 17, 2017, the Governor signed Public Act No. 128 known as the “Law Enforcement Officer Separation of Service Record Act,” requiring that former employing law enforcement agencies maintain records of the reasons for separation of a law…
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Michigan Supreme Court Affirms Michigan Court of Appeals Decision in Case Regarding PA 152, Shelby Township v Command Officers Association of Michigan

On November 1, 2017, the Michigan Supreme Court affirmed the December 15, 2015 Court of Appeals’ judgment, which had affirmed the decision of the Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC) in the matter of Shelby Township v Command Officers of…
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The New Michigan Domestic Asset Trust

New Michigan Domestic Asset Protection Trust
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Steven Schwartz has merged his law firm with Keller Thoma

Keller Thoma is pleased to announce that Steven Schwartz has merged his law firm with Keller Thoma and has become a partner with the firm. Steve’s 30+ years of experience in labor relations, employment litigation and litigation avoidance enhances K…
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