Michigan employment discrimination

Sincere Religious BeliefsHow far does an employer have to go to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs? That is an issue raised in a lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Memorial Healthcare on February 13 (EEOC v Memorial Healthcare).

The suit claims the Michigan hospital failed to reasonably accommodate Yvonne Bair’s religious practices when it rescinded

Michigan Employment LawIs an intern an employee? This question is expected to be answered in the coming weeks – at least for employers in the Second Circuit.

Specifically, the Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Court is expected to answer this question after it reviews two earlier conflicting opinions in two separate cases filed that

Checklist.jpgJob applications commonly have a question in the form of checking a box to indicate whether an applicant has a criminal record. If the applicant checks “yes,” the applicant is asked to explain the circumstances.

In reality, however, checking the box ends the employment opportunity for the applicant because it is likely that a prospective