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MMA and Business Coalition File on Paid Leave


As a steering committee leader in The Small Business for a Better Michigan Coalition, MMA filed briefs last week with the Michigan Supreme Court encouraging the court to issue an Advisory Opinion validating the Legislature’s December 2018 action to amend the paid leave statute adopted earlier in the session. The briefs were filed in support of the Legislature’s request for the Court to help clarify the law for employers as it is scheduled to take effect on 3/29/19.

Earlier this year, Senator Stephanie Chang requested new Attorney General Dana Nessel to opine on the constitutionality of the Legislature amending initiated laws adopted by the Legislature in the same session. The Legislature subsequently sent their request to the Supreme court to avoid protracted litigation and to provide certainty to the business community that must comply with the law.

“Employers deserve to know the status of the law, so we asked the Supreme Court to review the Legislature’s request for an Advisory Opinion,” said Mike Johnston, MMA vice president of government affairs. “The Legislature took the right action to protect Michigan’s business climate, and we are confident they acted within their constitutional rights, so we encourage the Supreme Court to validate the law and provide certainty to employers.”

Here is a copy of MMA’s briefs filed in support of both the House and the Senate requests of an Advisory Opinion.

Contact Mike Johnston

Mike JohnstonVice President of Government Affairs
Call 517-487-8554
E-mail johnston@mimfg.org

As a steering committee leader in The Small Business for a Better Michigan Coalition, MMA filed briefs last week with the Michigan Supreme Court encouraging the court to issue an Advisory Opinion validating the Legislature’s December 2018 action to amend the paid leave statute adopted earlier in the session. The briefs were filed in support of the Legislature’s request for the Court to help clarify the law for employers as it is scheduled to take effect on 3/29/19.

Earlier this year, Senator Stephanie Chang requested new Attorney General Dana Nessel to opine on the constitutionality of the Legislature amending initiated laws adopted by the Legislature in the same session. The Legislature subsequently sent their request to the Supreme court to avoid protracted litigation and to provide certainty to the business community that must comply with the law.

“Employers deserve to know the status of the law, so we asked the Supreme Court to review the Legislature’s request for an Advisory Opinion,” said Mike Johnston, MMA vice president of government affairs. “The Legislature took the right action to protect Michigan’s business climate, and we are confident they acted within their constitutional rights, so we encourage the Supreme Court to validate the law and provide certainty to employers.”

Here is a copy of MMA’s briefs filed in support of both the House and the Senate requests of an Advisory Opinion.

Contact Mike Johnston

Mike JohnstonVice President of Government Affairs
Call 517-487-8554
E-mail johnston@mimfg.org
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