HOUSE BILL NO. 6522
December 16, 2020, Introduced by Reps. Bolden
and Pagan and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Tourism.
December 16, 2020, Introduced by Reps. Bolden and Pagan and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Tourism.
the people of the state of michigan enact:
(2) As used in this act, "employer" means a person that has 1 or more employees and includes an agent of that person.
(a) Inquire as to an employee's or applicant for employment's use or nonuse of contraceptives.
(b) Discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment for failure to provide information concerning use or nonuse of contraceptives.
(c) Retaliate or discriminate against an employee because the employee has made a charge, filed a complaint, testified, assisted, or participated in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing concerning an alleged violation of this act.
Sec. 3. (1) A person alleging a violation of this act may bring a civil action for appropriate injunctive relief or damages, or both. As used in this subsection, "damages" means damages for injury or loss caused by each violation of this act, including reasonable attorney fees.
(2) An action commenced pursuant to subsection (1) may be brought in the circuit court for the county where the alleged violation occurred or for the county where the individual or entity against whom the civil complaint is filed resides or has its principal place of business.