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Nemeth Burwell to Look at Michigan’s New Right To Work Law: What Does it Mean for Employers, Employees and Organized Labor?

Detroit, Mich. — December 12, 2012 — Labor law experts Patricia Nemeth and Cliff Hammond, attorneys at Detroit-based employment law firm Nemeth Burwell, P.C., will present an overview on Friday, December 14th of the historic legislation signed by Governor Rick Snyder that makes Michigan a Right to Work state. The presentation and Q&A will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy.

“The rapid move to making Michigan a Right to Work state will have an immediate impact on the climate of labor relations in Michigan. Nemeth Burwell’s overview of the legislation will answer employer’s most pressing questions on what Right to Work actually means in the day-to-day operations of the workplace, even in non-union settings,” explains Patricia Nemeth.

Cliff Hammond brings an interesting background to the discussion, having represented private and public sector employer clients at Nemeth Burwell since 2007 and, prior to that time, serving as labor counsel for the Service Employee International Union (SEIU), the nation’s largest service union.

Overview of Michigan’s Right to Work Legislation

What: Nemeth Burwell presents an overview of Michigan’s new Right to Work legislation and its impact on the workplace and employer/employee relations

When: Friday, December 14, 2012; 8.00 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. presentation and Q&A

Where: MSU Management Center; 811 W. Square Lake Road; Troy 48098; Directions available here.

Cost: $30.00 payable by cash or check at the door

To Register: Please pre-register by contacting Amanda Galletti at Nemeth Burwell; or 313.567.5921

About Nemeth Burwell, P.C.: Celebrating 20 years in 2012, Nemeth Burwell ( specializes in employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation for private and public sector employers. It is the largest women-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.