Leigh Schultz

Leigh Schultz

Miller Canfield

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Complaint to a Harassing Supervisor Is Enough to Support a Title VII Retaliation Claim

An employee’s harassment complaint made directly to the harassing supervisor can be sufficient “protected activity” to support a Title VII retaliation claim, the 6th Circuit ruled last week in EEOC v. New Breed Logistics....more

5/4/2015 - EEOC Employer Liability Issues Enforcement Actions Harassment Internal Reporting Protected Activity Retaliation Title VII

Court OKs Unemployment Benefits for Some Michigan Medical Marijuana Users

An employee who has a registration identification card issued under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) may collect unemployment benefits if he is fired for a positive marijuana test, the Michigan Court of Appeals...more

11/4/2014 - Medical Marijuana Unemployment Benefits

FLSA Collective Action Waivers In Separation Agreements May Not Be Valid In 6th Circuit

Employees discharged as part of a company restructuring can participate in a collective action lawsuit for unpaid overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) despite waiving their collective action rights in...more

8/7/2014 - Class Action Corporate Counsel Employer Liability Issues Exempt-Employees FLSA Sales Commissions Separation Agreement Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour Waivers

Employee Motivation For Making a Whistleblower Claim Is Not Relevant Under WPA, MSC Rules

An employee’s motivation for making a whistleblower claim is not relevant to his lawsuit under the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA), the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in Whitman v. City of Burton on May 1....more

5/7/2013 - Protected Concerted Activity Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

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