Michigan Employment Law Update – January 2017


Jackson Enacts Ordinance Prohibiting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

On February 8, 2017, the Jackson City Council approved an ordinance (No. 2017-03) that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The ordinance applies to employers in the city employing one or more persons.

The ordinance goes into effect on March 10, 2017.

Read the Ordinance (p. 34)