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Posted: Jul 31, 2019, 12:45 PM
Battalion chiefs are second-in-command to the fire chief. Their duties include supervising firefighters, devising work plans, administering disciplinary action and inspecting/maintaining equipment, among other things.
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Posted: Jul 24, 2019, 1:00 PM
The plaintiffs, who were members of the Registered Nurses and Registered Pharmacists Union (RNRPh), both called off work on May 11, 2017. The defendant fired the plaintiffs in June 2017 for allegedly striking on that day, in violation of Article 36 of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the union and the defendant.
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Posted: Jul 17, 2019, 11:10 AM
The plaintiff in Rivera v SVRC Industries, Inc. (Docket No. 341516) asserted the defendant violated the Whisteblowers Protection Act (WPA) when it laid her off shortly after she reported another employee’s conduct to supervisors and indicated she may report the conduct to police.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2019, 9:05 AM
In Eplee v City of Lansing, the Lansing Board of Water and Light (BWL) rescinded the offer of employment it had made to the plaintiff following a mandatory drug screening that detected THC in the plaintiff’s system.
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Posted: Nov 20, 2018, 2:40 PM
The plaintiffs who prevailed in a Whistleblowers’ Protection Act (WPA) lawsuit could recover post-judgment attorney fees under MCL 15.364, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in a published opinion.
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Posted: Aug 29, 2018, 12:35 PM
Plaintiffs have a right to a jury trial in Circuit Court when bringing actions against the state under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA), the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in a published decision.
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Posted: May 21, 2018, 10:40 AM
The Michigan Court of Appeals has reaffirmed that circuit courts have exclusive jurisdiction over civil rights claims brought under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA), regardless of the dollar amount that’s involved.
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Posted: Apr 16, 2018, 3:10 PM
An employer should not have denied an employee’s request to telecommute during the final 10 weeks of her pregnancy because the request was a “reasonable accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
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