Source: Associated Press, ABC News Date: September 25, 2014 A Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic illegally fired employees because they're transgender, a federal agency alleged Thursday in two lawsuits.
Source: Matthew Dolan, Wall Street Journal Date: May 6, 2011 Federal law-enforcement officials reached a .6 million settlement with Citizens Republic Bancorp over allegations that branches of its banks discriminated against Detroit's black residents by improperly favoring white residents in southeastern Michigan.
Source: Fox Detroit, Fox Detroit Date: June 2, 2010 Hooters officials fired back today at a former server who says she was put on probation for being overweight.
Source: Jeff Engel, M Live Date: May 27, 2010 A former Hooters worker in Roseville stands a chance of winning her weight discrimination lawsuit based on a law written by a retired Grand Rapids legislator -- a law not found in most states.
Source: Nathan Koppel, Wall Street Journal Date: May 25, 2010 Hooters was sued today in Michigan for allegedly violating a state law that bars discrimination on the grounds of religion, race, age, sex, height and, yes, weight.
A state-by-state review of court cases pertaining to workplace rights.
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(If your state does not have any court cases, then the page will not scroll down when you click on the state.) Source: Rick Pluta, Michigan Radio Date: November 19, 2014 Four unions representing 35,000 state civil service workers filed the challenge.They say the right-to-work law does not apply to them because of the Michigan Constitution and the independent authority it gives the civil service system. Hinkley, Lansing State Journal Date: November 17, 2014 The Michigan Supreme Court will in January hear oral arguments on whether the state's controversial right-to-work law applies to state employees and on another case related to state employee pensions.Jennifer Granholm's administration violated state labor law when it revoked a 3% raise it promised to 15,000 state nonunion managers and supervisors -- the same pay raise that took effect for 35,000 unionized workers last Friday, an administration law judge has ruled Source: AP, APDate: September 24, 2010 Chrysler says it has suspended some plant workers caught by a Detroit television station drinking alcohol and smoking what appeared to be marijuana during breaks.Source: EEOC, EEOCDate: September 21, 2010 The EEOC had charged that Evans Solutions, Inc.unlawfully discharged a school social worker diagnosed with breast cancer because it regarded her as disabled, even though she had a solid work record with the company.Source: Dionne Searcey, Wall Street Journal Date: August 26, 2010 A Michigan judge today ruled that two former waitresses who filed a weight discrimination case against the restaurant chain could proceed with their cases.