Michigan Whistleblower Laws
|Code Section||15§361, et seq.|
|Prohibited Employer Activity||Can not discharge, threaten, or otherwise discriminate if employee or representative of employee reports or is about to report violation of law, regulation, or rule or because employee testifies in hearing or a court action unless employee knows disclosure is false|
|Protection for Public or Private Employees?||Both|
|Opportunity for Employer to Correct?||-|
|Remedies||Can file civil action within 90 days if violation for injunction and/or actual damages, including attorney's fees. Court may award: reinstatement, back pay, reinstate benefits and seniority rights, and court costs|
|Penalties||Civil fine, maximum $500|
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