The Michigan Whistleblowers' Protection Act Poster Mandatory
The The Michigan Whistleblowers' Protection Act Poster is a Michigan whistleblower law poster provided for businesses by the Michigan Department Of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. This is a required poster for all Michigan employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.
ATTENTION EMPLOYEES The Michigan Whistleblowers' Protecti on Act (469 P .A. 1980) creates certain protections and obligations for employe es and emplo yers under Michigan law. PROTECTIONS: It is illegal for employers in Michigan to discharge, threaten or otherwise discriminate against you regarding your compens ation, terms, conditions, location or privileges of employment because you or a person acting on your behalf reports or is about to report a violation or a suspected violat ion of federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations to a public body. It is illegal for employers in Michigan to discharge, threaten or otherwise discriminate against you regarding your compens ation, terms, conditions, location or privileges of employm ent because you take part in a public hearing, investigation, inquiry or court action. OBLIGATIONS: The Act does not diminish or impair either your rights or the rights of your employer under any collective bargaining agreement. The Act does not require your employer to compensate you for your participation in a public hearing, invest igation, inquiry or court action. The Act does not protect you from discipl inary acti on if you make a report to a public body that you know is false. ENFORCEMENT: If you believe that your employer has violated this Act you may bring civil action in circuit court within 90 days of t he alleged violation of the Act. PENALTIES: Persons found in violation of this Act may be subject to a civil fine of up to $500.00. If your employer has violated this Act t he court can order your reinstatement, the payment of back wages, full reinstatement of fri nge benefits and seniority rights, actual damages, or any combination of these remedies. The court may also award all or a portion of the costs of litigat ion, including reasonable atto rney fees and witness fees to the complainant if the court believe s such an award is appropriate. This poster is provided as a courtesy of the Michigan Occupational Safet\ y and Health Administration (MIOSHA). Visit our website at
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Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional seventeen required and optional Michigan labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.
|Michigan Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Required Michigan Safety & Health Protection on the Job||Workers Compensation Law|
|Required The Michigan Whistleblowers' Protection Act Poster||Whistleblower Law|
|Required Information about Unemployment Benefits (Spanish)||Unemployment Law|
|Required Information about Unemployment Benefits||Unemployment Law|
|Required Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Minimum Wage & Overtime Poster||Minimum Wage Law|
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