Michigan

Code Section
15§361, et seq.

Prohibited 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

Public or Private Employees
Both

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

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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