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Woman sues for wrongful termination, supervisor retaliation

A hostile work environment due to sexual harassment can create many problems for those who have to endure it. One may want to report the person who is responsible, but often retaliation can occur for those who stand up against these wrongs, in Michigan and across America. If one has a family to provide for, one may think that suffering from a hostile work environment is the best option so as to avoid wrongful termination. One woman had enough of her supervisor's sexual harassment, filed complaints, was fired and is now suing for wrongful termination.

Nurse files sexual harassment suit against hospital and supervisor

It's been said that people who work together shouldn't become involved in a romantic relationship. As many people in Michigan can guess, one of the biggest reasons for this is the question of what happens to the working relationship if the romantic one ends. A nurse in a southern state has found out the hard way what can happen and has filed a sexual harassment suit in federal court because of it.

3 steps to deter age discrimination in Michigan

Workplace discrimination can take many forms. One can be discriminated against for one's gender, age, race or religion. Discrimination also can affect different areas of employment such as promotions, raises, termination or even hiring. Recently in Michigan and all across America, there has been an increase in hiring discrimination cases based on age. Age discrimination can be interfering with older Americans looking for jobs.

Gender discrimination in the pay gap still an issue in Michigan

Despite the fact that women in this country have been struggling for equality for over one hundred years, gender discrimination is still an ongoing problem in the American workplace. A study at Western Michigan University revealed the shocking truth that the institute's female professors earned about 4 percent less than the male professors, on average. This study not only reveals the wage inequality at this university, but also it uncovers the truth about the gender discrimination still present across the country in the American workplace today.

Employment discrimination against Michigan's less attractive?

As we as human beings grow older, we like to think that we are wiser, more understanding and more mature than we were in our younger years. Children can be brutally honest as well as just plain mean. As we age, we like to separate ourselves from the way we acted formerly as children. Startlingly, a recent study in employment discrimination has found that perhaps Americans in Michigan as well as the rest of the country are not as mature as we would like to think.

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