Last week this blog reported about a recent lawsuit filed by an African-American nurse against her employer, Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan. The lawsuit claimed the defendant hospital agreed to a man’s request that no African-Americans care for his newborn baby and went so fare as to even post a sign to this effect.
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Avoiding Retaliation Claims: Know What You’re Aiming At Before Pulling the Trigger on a Termination
By Jason Shinn on
Posted in Retaliation
A recent Michigan Court of Appeals decision extended an employer’s liability for a retaliation claim by employees exercising a right afforded under Michigan’s Worker’s Disability Compensation Act (WDCA) even though the employee had yet to file a petition under the act.
This case is also a reminder that employers and their HR professionals need to…