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Pitt Awarded Distinguished Service Award by State Bar

From Detroit Legal News Michael Pitt has been selected for the 2017 Distinguished Service Award by the State Bar of Michigan's Labor & Employment Section. Pitt is co-founding partner of Royal Oak-based Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, one of the state's largest firms specializing in civil and employment law. The award honors a lawyer who has made major contributions to and advanced the practice of employment law; demonstrated a long-established commitment to excellence; and is recognized and respected by constituents in the legal community. For more than 40 years, Pitt has been a trailblazer in employment law. He has handled major cases which have changed the laws to protect and advance the civil rights of workers. Read the entire story here. Acknowledgement from Wayne Law School Alumni Magazine  

Saru Jayaraman, Advocate for Restaurant Workers, to Deliver Keynote Address at March 18 Annual Dinner of Michigan for Coalition for Human Rights

Saru Jayaraman, Director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC Berkeley and co-founder of the Restaurant Opportunities Center United, will be the keynote speaker at the March 18 annual dinner of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights. "Saru has done outstanding work on wage equality and workplace harassment issues. We're excited to have her as our keynote speaker this year," said PMP&R co-founding partner Cary McGehee, who is the long-time Chair of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights.

What is Civil Rights Law?

As an American citizen, your civil rights are the basic human rights granted to you by the U.S. Constitution. Although, these rights have evolved and expanded over time through subsequent amendments, statutes, regulations and judicial...

We Salute AG Angela Povilaitis

The entire nation and people around the world watched in shock this past week as 160 women courageously stepped forward in Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s Ingham County courtroom to address Larry Nasser and describe to him and the world what...

5 Facts About Age Discrimination in the Workplace

If you feel like you’ve experienced unfair treatment at work due to your age, you’re not alone. In fact, studies show that as many as 2 in 3 individuals over the age of 45 have experienced some form of age discrimination. Although most...

Megan Bonanni cited in Detroit Free Press

Co-counsel Megan Bonanni and Jennifer McManus were cited in Detroit Free Press coverage of their class action lawsuit filed against Sundance, Inc. for alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act: Detroit Free Press -- "500 Joing Wage...

Jennifer Lord was cited in Metro Times

Jennifer Lord was cited in Metro Times on the history of the UIA's false fraud accusations and plans for a Victim Compensation Fund.  Metro Times--"Snyder's Other Huge Atrocity".  Click Here
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