When ICE Raids Your Business: A Primer for Michigan Employers

Under President Trump, the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) has received, by executive order, new powers and resources. Almost immediately, there was a corresponding jump in arrests and deportations. Workplace raids have also increased, becoming a regular occurrence in Michigan. For Michigan employers, this has understandably caused significant concern and worry. Not only […]

Employers Can be Liable for Racist Language Even If Unintentional

If an employer uses language in the workplace that evokes racial stereotypes, does that automatically constitute harassment and a hostile work environment, even if no discrimination is intended? This is at the heart of a lawsuit currently before a federal court in Reno, Nevada. Racial Discrimination or “Lack of Sensitivity”? The case was brought by […]