April 2, 2018

JDSupra, Margaret Carroll Alli, March 29, 2018- On March 26, 2018, Governor Rick Snyder signed an amendment to Michigan’s Local Government Labor Regulatory Limitation Act into law. Public Act 84 (2018) prohibits local government bodies from adopting or enforcing any local policy, resolution, or ordinance that regulates what a prospective employer must …

December 4, 2017

Wisconsin State Journal, Dean Mosiman and Chris Rickert, December 2, 2017- Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would bar Madison, Dane County and other local governments from setting employment rules that differ from state law, including ones that set a higher minimum wage for contracted government workers. “Forcing employers …

November 29, 2017

Star Tribune, Shannon Full, November 28, 2017- The Minneapolis City Council wholeheartedly supported new labor laws but now lacks the resources to implement those laws (“Minneapolis lacks funds to fully enforce new labor laws,” Nov 21). The council appears to have supported these ideas without fully understanding the direct and unintended …