Tag Archives: Michigan discrimination lawyer

Customers May be able to Discriminate, But that Doesn’t Mean Your Business Can and Other Misconceptions

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. … Continue Reading

Avoiding Retaliation Claims: Know What You’re Aiming At Before Pulling the Trigger on a Termination

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 fully evaluate … Continue Reading
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