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Practical Guidance: Using Non-Teaching Staff as Substitute Teachers Under Public Act 149 of 2021

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As addressed in our Jan. 1, 2022 E-Alert, Governor Whitmer has signed a bill temporarily permitting Michigan public schools to use non-teaching staff, such as secretaries, paraprofessionals, and other workers, as substitute...more

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Governor Whitmer Signs Bill Permitting Michigan Public Schools To Use Non-teaching Staff as Substitute Teachers

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To address the current substitute teacher shortage, Governor Whitmer has signed a bill temporarily permitting Michigan public schools to use non-teaching staff as substitute teachers. The bill, codified as Public Act 149 of...more

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Licensing Flexibility Codified through SB 759

On December 27, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bill 759 into law, which took effect immediately. SB 759 allows individuals without a license for the practice of a health profession to perform certain limited...more

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Michigan Enacts SALT Cap Workaround For Pass-Through Entities

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On December 20, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation (H.B. 5376) allowing owners of S corporations and partnerships (including limited liability companies taxed as partnerships) to pay their state and local...more

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Michigan Pass-Through Entity Tax Enacted - Quick Action May Be Needed for 2021

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation on December 20, 2021, allowing Michigan pass-through entities to elect to pay a newly enacted 4.25% income tax and for the owners of those entities to claim a tax credit...more

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Are Masks Back?

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On July 27, 2021, the CDC reversed course from its previous guidance and issued a recommendation that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, wear masks in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high...more

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Michigan Governor Whitmer's Pipeline Move Declares War on Aviation

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For nearly a month, Enbridge, Inc., a Canadian oil and gas pipeline company, has been operating its Line 5 pipeline in defiance of an order from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to shut down Line 5’s operations effective...more

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COVID-19 Workplace Compliance Now Clearer and Simpler for Michigan Employers: The 6 Key Requirements

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Michigan workplace safety authorities just released their highly anticipated revised Emergency Rules that streamline employer’s duties when it comes to responding to COVID-19-related concerns and better reflect the most...more

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Michigan’s COVID-19 Emergency Rules: Major Changes to Take Effect Soon

On May 24, 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced important changes to the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (MIOSHA) emergency COVID-19 rules, “Emergency Rules for Coronavirus Disease...more

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MIOSHA Updates Workplace COVID-19 Emergency Rules

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On May 24, 2021, Governor Whitmer announced updates to MIOSHA's COVID-19 emergency rules, which supersede the prior version filed on October 14, 2020, and extended on April 13, 2021. The updated rules are set to remain in...more

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Updated: MIOSHA Workplace Rules to be Updated to Reflect Relaxed Mask Mandate

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UPDATE: On May 20, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a bipartisan agreement with the Legislature to fully negotiate the state budget and federal funding from the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act with the...more

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Michigan Accelerates Path to Normalcy with Relaxation of Rules

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On May 20, 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an acceleration of the “Vacc to Normal” plan. The acceleration takes place as Whitmer reported more Michiganders have received vaccines and the CDC announced...more

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Mask Or No Mask? CDC’s New Mask Guidance

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On Thursday, May 13, 2021, the CDC issued a new mask guidance. Effective immediately, individuals who have been fully vaccinated may resume activities without wearing masks or physically distancing, except where required by...more

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Biden's Energy Policy Descends into Chaos

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In the disruption that followed shutting down the Colonial Pipeline due to a “ransomware” attack, the energy policy of the fledgling Biden Administration, and of its key supporters, devolved into incoherence and outright...more

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Announces “The MI Vacc to Normal Challenge” Outlining Return-to-Office, Reopening Plans for...

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On Thursday, April 29 Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference announcing  the “MI Vacc to Normal Challenge” to re-open portions of the Michigan economy restricted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...more

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Michigan Extends COVID-19 Restrictions, Keeping Certain Workers Home for Six More Months

On April 12, 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) would extend the sunset date for the state’s COVID-19 emergency rules, which were set to...more

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MIOSHA Extends COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Rules For Another Six Months

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On April 10, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a Certificate of Need extending the Emergency Rules regarding COVID-19 issued by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) on October 14, 2020. The...more

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MIOSHA COVID-19 Emergency Rules Extended Through October 14, 2021

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On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a certificate of need authorizing an extension of the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“MIOSHA”) COVID-19 Emergency Rules (the...more

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Revised MDHHS Order Relaxes Michigan COVID-19 Gathering, Business Capacity Limits

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On Tuesday March 2, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (“MDHHS”) Director Elizabeth Hertel announced a revised Gatherings and Facemask Order (the “Revised Order”) which is scheduled...more

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Michigan Law Aligns With CDC Guidance: COVID-19 Compliance Just Got A Little Bit Easier

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Just before the New Year, Governor Whitmer amended state law and eased employers’ COVID-19 compliance burdens by deferring to the CDC’s guidance on when infected or exposed employees may return to work. The amendment was...more

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Michigan Amends Isolation and Quarantine Requirements for Workers

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On October 22, 2020, Governor Whitmer passed Public Act ("PA") 238 of 2020, outlining COVID-19 isolation/quarantine periods and prohibiting employers from taking certain actions against employees who do not report to work...more

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UPDATE: Michigan Joins Growing Number Of States Granting Name, Image, Likeness Rights To Collegiate Student-Athletes

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s signature on House Bill 5217 and House Bill 5218 will allow Michigan student-athletes to earn financial compensation from the use of their name, image, and likeness and authorize the...more

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New Drain Code Amendments Signed into Law

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On Dec. 29, Governor Whitmer signed two Drain Code amendments into law—House Bills 5126 and 5504, now Public Acts 281 and 291, respectively. Public Act 281 does not go into effect until March 29, 2021, however Public Act 291...more

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Michigan Governor Signs Open Meetings Act Amendment Extending Sunset for Electronic Public Meetings

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On December 23, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law Senate Bill 1246, extending the authority for public bodies to conduct electronic "virtual" meetings for any reason through March 31, 2021. The law, now...more

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Revised Michigan COVID-19 Health Order Extends Business, Gathering Restrictions through December 20, 2020 – Updated December 7,...

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On Monday December 7, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (“MDHHS”) Director Robert Gordon announced a twelve-day extension to the state health department’s COVID-19 restrictions and...more

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