Tag Archives: civil rights

“Women Are Teachable” Gender Stereotypes, Then & Now.

Labor Day is generally considered a time to recognize the social and economic achievements of U.S. workers. And a significant amount of this achievement is due to opportunities presented by removing overt discriminatory barriers to employment.   But it is also important to realize that many employment-related statutes were passed – in part – to combat … Continue Reading

Michigan Court Gives Shareholders Standing to Sue For Discrimination Under Civil Rights Act

A recent Michigan Court of Appeals Opinion has significant impact on small businesses, employment discrimination claims, and arbitration agreements. This decision is likely to especially impact professional businesses such as law firms and doctors groups. Specifically, in Hall v Stark Reagan, P.C., two former law partners were forced out of their professional corporation after contesting … Continue Reading
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