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Types of Employers: Michigan

Types of Employers requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Each Michigan law may define employer differently based on variables such as number of employees, industry and more. See Defining an Employer in Michigan.
  • Under Michigan's Franchise Investment Law, a franchisee generally is considered the sole employer of the workers for whom it provides a benefit plan or pays wages. See Franchisor Protection Law.