Contesting Utah Unemployment Claims

When it comes to successfully contesting an unemployment claim, an employer must show that the claimant either quit without good cause or was discharged for...

Come Celebrate the Career of Monica Whalen!

MSEC’s Utah office will celebrate the career of outgoing president Monica Whalen with a retirement party from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17,...

2017 Utah Legislative Session Highlights

The 2017 Utah Legislative Session wrapped up March 9, 2017. Although there were a number of bills proposed during the session that would have directly...

2017 Utah Legislative Session Outlook

The 2017 Utah Legislative Session began today and will run through March 9, 2017. Although top priorities for this legislative session appear to revolve around education,...

Employment Law Changes for 2017

This article briefly summarizes federal and state law changes and emerging trends in employment law that may affect employers in 2017. State information is included...

Young at Heart

Generally speaking, a strong economy is good for everyone, but with historically low national unemployment and increasing employment turnover, filling open positions with qualified applicants...

New Overtime Rules

Mixed reaction on new overtime regulations MSEC Attorney Ben Hase discusses the implications of new overtime regulations 9 news, August 30, 2016   Utah Businesses Brace for Overtime Rule...

Should We Use Surveillance?

Q: Our operation runs three shifts, and per-unit manufacturing on the third shift consistently takes much longer than on the first and second shifts. Discussions...