We represent individual who have been discharged or discriminated against at all levels of employment. We have won cases for whistleblowers, for persons who have been denied their rights under the Family Medical Leave Act, for persons who have been wrongfully discharged, and for countless victims of race, national origin, age, gender, and religious discrimination (See Civil Rights). We won four million dollars for sales persons who had been denied commissions. We won thousands of dollars for widows who were wrongfully denied their husband’s full surviving spouse pension benefits. We recently won full back pay with reinstatement for a fired Detroit teacher.
We also represent union members in internal union tribunals to defend their rights to free speech and honest elections.
If you have been treated unfairly by your employer, call us. We can tell you whether you have a case and what you can do. Working together, we can fight and win these cases.
Conn v. Board of Educ. of City of Detroit, 586 F.Supp.2d 852 (E.D.Mich.2008)
We represented two teachers and union activists in the Detroit Public Schools who were terminated by the Detroit School Board for participatng in a demonstration against school closings. We won an unfair labor practice charge before the Michigan Employment Relations Commission and then obtained a preliminary injunction from the United States District Court ordering the School Board to reinstate them immediately. The teachers lost no wages but eventually received a $300,000 settlement for the pain and suffering they had endured.
Miller v. Detroit Public Schools, MERC Case No. C13 B-028 (April 21, 2015)
We won a decision at the Michigan Employment Relations Commission ordering the Detroit Public Schools to reinstate teacher with full back pay and to remove from her file a discriminatory evaluation which was the excuse given by the District for her layoff.
Perez v. Ford Motor Company, 2005 WL 562637 (2005)
We represented a woman who had been victimized by a serial sexual harasser at a Ford Motor Company assembly plant outside Detroit. We won the case in the Court of Appeals and in the Supreme Court twice. The case was eventually resolved under terms subject to a confidentiality agreement.
Bathurst v. Detroit Public Schools. Won jury verdict on whistleblower claim for teacher discharged for reporting health and safety violations.
Hickey v. Bradford-White. Obtained settlement (amount confidential) for employee discharged in violation of Family Medical Leave Act.
Roberts v. Automobile Club of Michigan. Obtained settlements (amounts confidential) on claims of wrongful termination and age discrimination for 13 sales representatives discharged by Auto Club.
Weber v. Wayne State University. Obtained settlement (amount confidential) on whistleblower claim for a discharged administrative employee.
Wright v. Marathon. Obtained settlement (amount confidential) on whistleblower claim for discharged refinery worker.