Archive: June 2018

  • Illinois Tourist Seeks $7.5 Million in Damages for Fraudulent Practices of Michigan Recreational Jeep Rental Company

    June 29, 2018

    (June 29, 2018) Today, Rhoades McKee Attorneys Paul McCarthy, Martin Buschle, and Stephen Hulst filed a lawsuit against Parrot’s Landing, Inc., a Michigan Corporation, its owner, Travis Parrott, and its former employee, David Wilson, on behalf of Illinois residents, Dr. John Ross and his wife, Erin.  Dr. Ross suffered multiple neck fractures in a Jeep […]

  • Should You Require Employees to Sign an Arbitration Agreement?

    June 26, 2018

    In May, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of employers to require and enforce pre-dispute class and collective action waivers as part of individual arbitration agreements.  Many employers have elected to require employees to agree at the time of hire or as a condition of continuing employment that any employment disputes be dealt with […]

  • Michigan Legislature Repeals Prevailing Wage Act

    June 13, 2018

    On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the Michigan Legislature repealed the State’s Prevailing Wage Act, which required the State to pay workers union-level wages under state construction contracts. The Legislature chose to repeal the Prevailing Wage Act after Michigan residents sponsored an initiative and amassed nearly 383,000 signatures, more than enough to place the measure on […]

  • What Michigan Nurses Should Know About LARA Investigations and Administrative Complaints

    June 2, 2018

    Many complaints made to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) regarding nurses arise in an employment context and involve issues with employers. Nurses and other employees in Michigan have a right to obtain a copy of their personnel files, which often contain documents and information that can help them formulate and support […]

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