When you are on the job in Michigan, you are entitled to certain protections under state law. One of those laws is the Michigan Whistleblowers' Protection Act.
Each state, including Michigan, has laws against workplace discrimination. Federal protections also exist. Despite this obvious awareness of the problem, discrimination continues to occur at an alarming rate in Detroit workplaces.
It took you a long time to move your way up the company ladder, eventually becoming an executive. Just when you think everything is going as planned, you could come to find that your employer is terminating your employment.
If you hold an executive position in Detroit or other Michigan regions, you may think that you are safe from an employment dispute. After all, you have a legally binding employment contract that protects you from employer mistreatment. You probably spent a lot of time studying your contract and may have gotten a legal professional to review the document before signing. However, you or your boss can breach even the most ironclad employment contracts.
Although workplace discrimination is against the law, Michigan victims often feel that there aren't enough protections against discriminatory behaviors. In fact, many of these people feel twice victimized -- once because of the discrimination and then again when they attempted to find a solution. Unfortunately, it is up to victims to prove that workplace discrimination has made their job environment unbearable.
A former state prison warden was awarded $438,000 in damages after a jury ruled he had been subject to retaliation by his supervisors.
It is safe to assume that most American citizens take access to clean water for granted. For many decades, the water we all drink has been relatively free of dangerous contaminants like lead. Several years ago, residents of Flint learned the hard way not to take the water for granted when many of them grew ill from the city's contaminated water supply.