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Author: Nickolas Guttman


7
Mar

New Act Limits County Road Commissions’ Autonomy in Looming 5G Rollout

Late last year, the Michigan Legislature enacted the Small Wireless Communications Facilities Deployment Act (the “Act”), which will have a significant impact on municipalities’ ability to collect fees for new technology added to utility poles. The Act purports to streamline Michigan’s ro[...]
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3
Apr

Title VII Prohibition on Sex Discrimination Applies to Transgender Persons Despite Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Nick Guttman
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a transgender woman’s sex discrimination claim despite her employer’s attempt to use the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) to shield itself from liability. In EEOC v. R.G & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., the Court held[...]
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1
Dec

Detroit Rental Property Ordinance Amended

Nick Guttman
The City of Detroit, by amending Chapter 9 of the Detroit City Code, is easing regulations on landlords who comply with ordinance requirements while cracking down on landlords owning noncompliant rental properties. All rental properties have always had to maintain a valid certificate of complianc[...]
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