Chamber News & Blog

April 16, 2018
Article type: News
Good news! Governor Snyder has signed legislation targeting abuses in asbestos litigation.
April 16, 2018
Article type: News
Legislation to help combat identity theft and reduce false tax filings has been sent to the Governor for his signature.
April 13, 2018
Article type: Blog
Non-disclosures and confidentiality agreements don’t always prevent information from reaching the internet.
March 29, 2018
Article type: Blog
Background checks on prospective employees are an important part of verifying applicants’ qualifications and identifying any legal or security risks that could be harmful to the company.
March 27, 2018
Article type: Blog
In light of all the news of sexual harassment, you would be right to be concerned about the potential liability of a harassment claim and should seek to understand your role in it as a supervisor.
March 26, 2018
Article type: News
Chamber President and CEO Rich Studley testified before the Senate Competitiveness Committee last week in favor of legislation to require able-bodied adults to work, enroll in job training or pursue additional education to maintain their Medicaid coverage.
March 26, 2018
Article type: News
Last week, both the State House and Senate DEQ budget subcommittees reported out budget bills that did not include the Governor’s proposed increase of the landfill tipping fee to $4.75 from 36 cents.
March 26, 2018
Article type: News
Legislation to bring corporate officer liability for LLP’s into line with that of LLC’s was introduced and passed out of the Senate and House committee unanimously last week. Senate Bill 841 (Brandenburg) awaits a vote in the full House where it will then be sent to the Governor.
March 26, 2018
Article type: News
Several Chamber-backed tax bills advanced through the legislative process last week.
March 26, 2018
Article type: News
Legislation intended to address the atrocities and aftermath of the Larry Nassar situation was passed by the Senate earlier this month.
March 26, 2018
Article type: News
In recent years, asbestos litigation has become riddled with unethical legal practices employed by bad acting personal injury attorneys looking to pad their wallets.
March 23, 2018
Article type: News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Justices Kurtis Wilder and Elizabeth Clement for re-election to the Michigan Supreme Court.