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Employer Delivers Potential Whistleblower Claim Victory to Employee… With A Bow!

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Uninformed employer decisions in whistleblower actions among the most treacherous and difficult to defend in court. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Retaliation, Whistleblower Protection Act

‘Tis the Season for Religious Accommodations

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Remaining flexible on religious accommodations could help employers stay off the naughty list with Michigan’s courts. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

EEOC Takes on Justice Department over LGBTQ Employee Protections

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EEOC and Justice Department locked in clash of titans battle over discrimination protections for LGBTQ employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), LGBTQ, Transgender Issues

ADA vs. Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act – Differences Matter!

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To avoid legal quagmires, employers must understand the differences between federal and Michigan law regarding employees claiming disabilities. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Is There Any Value Left To Tender Back Doctrine?

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In a real game changer for employers and employees, a recent federal court ruling disavows application of the tender back rule to employment cases under Title VII and the Equal Pay Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

Recent News Highlights Continuing Evolution of LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Law

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State Civil Rights Commission expands scope to include sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination claims while U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of baker in much-anticipated freedom of religion/expression case. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, LGBTQ

Appellate Court Rules Title VII Protects Transgender Status

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Appellate court rules Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender employees from discrimination by employers in the workplace. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Transgender Issues

Appellate Court Calls for Conflict Panel to Decide Issue Under Michigan Wages and Fringe Benefits Act

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Appellate court forced to follow old precedent under Michigan wage law calls for conflict panel to re-examine that ruling. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Wage & Hour

EEOC (and Pregnant Worker) vs National Restaurant Chain

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Scheduling changes based on employer’s legitimate staffing concerns during upcoming leave of absence violated federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Appellate Court's LGBT Ruling Sets Stage for Supreme Court Review

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Federal appellate court's ruling that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation sets stage for showdown in U.S. Supreme Court. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII
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