New Resource Celebrates Labor, Highlights Inaugural Workplace Rights Week

To showcase the state’s commitment to the labor movement and establish Michigan as a place for economic opportunity and prosperity for all, the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) created a new online resource to celebrate, highlight and support the inaugural Workplace Rights Week, April 26 through May 1, as proclaimed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Michigan.gov/WorkplaceRights is a streamlined hub for labor information and features resources from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA), Bureau of Employment Relations, Wage and Hour and the Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency, all housed within LEO, as well as resources from the Michigan Dept. of Civil Rights.

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