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Welcome to the Michigan Employment Relations Commission

• The Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC) resolves labor disputes involving public and private sector employees by appointing mediators, arbitrators and fact finders, conducting union representation elections, determining appropriate bargaining units, and adjudicating unfair labor practice cases. The Bureau of Employment Relations is responsible for resolving labor disputes between public and private sector employers and employees.

• Freedom to Work Informational Posters
Freedom to Work in the Private Sector**
Freedom to Work in the Public Sector**

** NOTE: Employers may place the appropriate poster in the workplace. Use of the poster is optional.

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