In the last 3 years, PFAS investigation and remediation has been a major focus of state and federal environmental authorities. This article update covers a few of the significant developments of special importance to Michigan businesses and citizens.
One of the few industries in this country that has expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic is the trucking industry. Home deliveries have increased exponentially, and these consumer habits are likely to stay. But what happens when the scientific evidence on transmission is ever changing, and even the best mitigation efforts are insufficient to guarantee that shipments don’t deliver COVID along with that freezer? What liability does the trucking industry face, and will insurers provide defense and indemnification for these types of losses?
In the first two months of 2020, the Covid virus rolled in like silently gathering storm clouds, subtle and menacing, but with no obvious effect on businesses. In March, however, its effect was sudden and severe; an unleashed hurricane that has relentlessly battered the service industry in particular.
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued Presidential Proclamation 10052, which suspended the entry of nationals on certain employment-based nonimmigrant visas into the United States.
All employers and their HR staff will be confronted with the uncertain task of quickly and efficiently bringing back on-line previously fine-tuned systems for the production of goods and services which have been forced into much-reduced activity. Following are some FAQs for the reboot.
A MESSAGE TO DEAN & FULKERSON’S REAL ESTATE CLIENTS DURING THE COVID 19 ACTIVITY RESTRICTION PERIOD.
Despite continuing travel and activity restrictions, real estate transactions are still being completed, but not without some adjustments.
With the uncertainties during the covid pandemic, a force majeure clause in a contract addresses the unforeseeable circumstances that prevent a party to contract from fulfilling their obligations under the contract.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has instructed employers to continue using the current version of the Form I-9 beyond the form’s August 31, 2019, expiration date. USCIS will provide details about the new version of the I-9 as soon as they become available. The new version of the form […]
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule.
In late December, 2018, the Michigan Legislature passed the Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA), after a similar ballot proposal on the same issue was approved for the November, 2018 election. There has been considerable confusion among trucking industry employers about how the PMLA affects them. Here are some key points […]