What Does the “Rouch World” Decision Mean For Michigan Employees?

Our society as a whole believes it is wrong to discriminate in the workplace based on things like race, gender, or sexual orientation, but sometimes it takes the law a while to catch up. The Michigan Supreme Court helped catch up during the waning days of July. In the case of Rouch World v. Michigan Department […]

Is it Workplace Discrimination?

It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legitimate decision by an employer and an act of workplace discrimination. If a decision not to hire you, to terminate you, to cut your pay, or harass you is tied to your age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, or disability, it may be […]

Workplace Discrimination

The EEOC protects individuals from workplace discrimination in quite a few different categories. Those consist of unfair treatment due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or genetic information, harassment, denial of reasonable workplace change, improper questions to disclose certain information, and retaliation. If you or a loved one is facing workplace discrimination, […]

Protected Classes in Michigan

Michigan law prohibits discrimination in employment based on a person’s status as a member of a protected class such as religion, race, color, national origin, genetic information, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, or disability. https://www.michigan.gov/mdcr/for-victims-of-unlawful-discrimination

What is Wrongful Termination?

Wrongful termination is not just a termination you disagree with. It is a termination that occurs for any of the following reasons: age, race, origin, gender, religion, disability, needing time off, military leave, family leave, medical leave, political affiliation, or retaliation. Wrongful Termination  

The End of Forced Arbitration is Here

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Arbitration clauses surrounding sexual harassment and assault have been a reality of employment for more than 60 million Americans – both blue and white-collar – in a wide variety of industries. After the action taken by the United States Senate, these arbitration clauses are one step away from being null and void. The Senate passed the […]