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City of Flint settles wrongful termination lawsuit before trial

Michigan residents concerned with employment law might have seen the headlines about a recent settlement between the city of Flint and a longtime finance department employee. The man sued the city for wrongful termination, among other damages, and Flint agreed to settle the lawsuit before it went to trial.

Study shows how sexual harassment affects men

Michigan State University researchers have published some interesting and, frankly, disturbing findings about an age-old workplace problem: sexual harassment. When people think of sexual harassment, they generally assume the victims are women, but the reality is that men suffer from sexual harassment, too.

Detroit fast-food workers stage walkout, demand higher wages

This blog is meant to shine a light on employment-related issues such as whistleblowing, workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and general employment disputes. Our practice involves representing workers in the Detroit area who have been wrongfully fired or otherwise mistreated in the workplace, and one form of mistreatment that we often see is workplace retaliation.

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