If two employees, one single the other has a spouse, are in the same health care group. New elections for next year show large premium increases. The employer offers person with spouse an allowance per week for a year, but the single person is told they don't get the allowance.
Sure sounds like it to me. Under Michigan's Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act, an employer cannot discriminate based on marital status in any of the terms or conditions of employment. Some exceptions exist and the process for complaining about it is set out in the act.
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