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Michigan man claims age discrimination cost him his job

A 107-year-old company has been accused of discriminating against an employee who was only a few decades younger than the business itself. Claiming age discrimination, the former Michigan employee filed a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Two years down the road, he was given the green light to pursue a lawsuit against Faygo.

Michigan lieutenant cites whistleblower protection in complaint

In order to create a safe environment free from fear of retaliation or job loss, employees who report alleged wrongdoings in the workplace are legally protected under the federal Whistleblower Protection Program. A Michigan police officer claims that he was on the receiving end of retaliatory action after he reported some possible misconduct in his unit. He has since filed a whistleblower protection complaint.

Michigan hospital ordered to pay for wrongful termination claim

Even if an employer believes that an employee acted or behaved wrongly, the company still must follow outlined procedures related to any such encroachment of its policy. A Michigan woman claims that she was the victim of a wrongful termination after her employer failed to do just that. She recently received compensation for her claim.

Ex-employee claims employment discrimination from nonprofit

A variety of individuals, including homeless individuals or those in poverty, can sometimes benefit from the help of nonprofit organizations. While these organizations often prove to be hugely beneficial for their intended target, a Michigan nonprofit has been accused of doing the opposite. The alleged victim has since filed a lawsuit against the organization for employment discrimination.

Tiffany & Company accused of ethnicity discrimination

Many throughout Michigan recognize the little blue box. In fact, some women dream of receiving a gift packaged in one of these little blue boxes. Tiffany & Company, a luxurious jewelry company, is well-known for their easily identifiable packaging. Tiffany & Company is also well-known for their attentive staff and attention to detail. One manager, however, is now claiming that this attention to detail has taken the form of ethnicity discrimination.

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