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Pitt Discusses Flint Water - 'One Year Later' with Fox 2

From Fox 2 Detroit Flint water crisis1_1474954989771_2077802_ver1.0_640_360Some progress has been made in Flint, the city is back on Detroit water millions of dollars have been earmarked. But the city's water is still not safe to drink but for the average Flint resident, it does not seem like a year has made much of a difference. It has been a year since Flint became a household name for all the wrong reasons. And while most homes here have filters to keep the lead out of their water, something else just might be getting in it. "Right now the defendants in the case are challenging the legal basis of the lawsuit are filing repetitive motions seeking dismissal of the case," said attorney Michael Pitt. Pitt, an employment and discrimination lawyer, is one of a handful of attorneys representing roughly 6,000 Flint families in cases against the state and the city of Flint. You can read and see the entire story here.

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.

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...

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