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Wrongful Termination Archives

Michigan woman: I was fired from Boy Scout camp for being a lesbian

Recently, news broke that the Boy Scouts of America is considering revisiting its longstanding ban on allowing gay scouts and scoutmasters. This news has attracted quite a bit of attention because the Boy Scouts is an iconic U.S. organization and this policy has been attacked as anti-gay and discriminatory.

Where others failed, 'Barker's Beauty' succeeds in gender discrimination suit

There are plenty of fans of the long-running game show "The Price Is Right" here in Detroit, so it's fair to assume that a few of us are aware that lawsuits by "Barker's Beauties," the female models who promote the show's prizes, are not uncommon.

Tennis coach reaches $710,000 settlement in wrongful termination suit

Getting fired is never a good thing, especially if your termination was wrongful. If you feel something was unjust about being dismissed from your job, you might want to talk to a Detroit-area employment law attorney about the matter. In some cases, filing a lawsuit can make the best of a bad situation. It certainly does not happen in every case, but sometimes the favorable results of a wrongful termination lawsuit are pleasantly surprising.

Avon CEO's departure provides a good chance to discuss at-will employment

Lots of women around Detroit use Avon products. The cosmetics giant is one of the best-known names in the makeup industry and, as such, is actually quite a big player on Wall Street. Investor dissatisfaction may have played a role in the recently announced dismissal of CEO Andrea Jung, who will be replaced later this month. Under her watch, Avon's stock value has withered and the government began investigating allegations of overseas bribes.

AFLAC pays $16K to settle former employee's wrongful termination claim

Recovering from an illness is not always a once-and-you're done proposition. Sometimes, people who are ill have to take time off on several occasions over a longer time span. We hope that no Detroit reader is unfortunate enough to have an illness that requires this, but it's just a fact that there are probably are many people across Michigan who suffer from these sorts of ailments.

Workers consider wrongful termination suits after dismissal en masse

Some employment law stories are just strange. Michigan readers hear the details of what happened and think, "How could the employer even think that was okay?" The recent case of 14 office workers who were dismissed en masse for complaining about their working conditions is one such story.

Marine alleges he was retaliated against

Detroit is far from any war zone, but we still have the men and women of our armed forces to thank for keeping us all safe and protecting out interests abroad. That is why a recent employment law story involving alleged employer retaliation may be of interest.

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