The Grammy-winning R&B singer Usher is beloved in Michigan and across the nation for his entertaining blend of song and dance. He released his seventh album in 2012 and is currently serving as a vocal coach and judge on the popular reality singing competition The Voice. However, Usher has officially lost the admiration of one fan: the nanny he hired to help him care for his two young children in 2010.
When it comes to state laws, people in Michigan know that it can get complicated and sometimes hard to follow. But what many people may not realize is that it's because of these complexities that cases often times get caught up in the court system for long periods of time before a resolution is ever made.
A former employee who believes that he was wrongfully terminated for reporting misconduct will appeal a Michigan jury's decision that his dismissal was not unlawful, his attorney said last week.
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.
Have you seen the music video for "Gangnam Style"? Lots of people in Detroit have.
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.
A story that touches on employment law has grabbed the attention of the national media. Although it has nothing to do with Detroit or Michigan, we thought it might still be worth exploring on our employment law blog since there is a good chance many of our readers have already glanced at the story and have wondered about it.
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.
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.
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.