Tag Archives: public policy

Michigan Court Refuses to Expand Claim for Wrongful Termination in Violation of Public Policy

While maybe not quite as exciting as last night’s fantastic win by the Detroit Tigers, Michigan employers got a great win this week from the Michigan Court of Appeals involving a claim for wrongful termination in violation of a public policy. Specifically, in Irwin v Ciena Health Care Management, Inc. (PDF), a nurse was employed in … Continue Reading

Employer Obligations When it Comes to Employees and Jury Duty

An unlikely employer recently found out that discharging or otherwise disciplining an employee for complying with jury duty is not only bad publicity but also violates Michigan law.    Specifically, the Detroit Free Press (by Christina Hall) reported that a law firm employee called for jury duty in a murder case pending in Macomb County … Continue Reading