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Legal News - Rivers Elected as Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

From the Detroit Legal News Beth Rivers has been elected a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Rivers is a partner with Royal Oak-based Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, a civil and employment rights law firm. "Beth is a recognized leader in the employment law community and a dedicated advocate for workers. Being elected by her peers for this is well-deserved recognition for the outstanding and successful work she always does for her clients," said Michael Pitt, co-founding partner of the firm. The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is a non-profit professional association honoring those attorneys, who by their long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field of labor and employment law. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by a labor and employment attorney's colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. Read the entire story here.

Free Press Looks at UIA Data Glitch and Cites Lord

From the Detroit Free Press LANSING — Records obtained by the Free Press point to a major glitch in importing data into a $47-million computer system the Unemployment Insurance Agency used to detect claimant fraud, meaning the system often...

WSWS Covers UIA Decision and Shares Lord Reaction

A three-judge panel in the Michigan Appeals Court dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Michigan workers falsely accused of civil fraud in the notorious Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) “robo-fraud” scandal. In the July...

Free Press, News Bloomberg Cover UIA Fraud Decision

From the Detroit News Lansing — The Michigan Talent Investment Agency is asking district court judges to dismiss 186 bench warrants issued against residents who were accused of unemployment fraud and failed to appear in court to face...