This content should be reviewed in conjunction with the in-depth federal coverage of this topic provided above.
Michigan's employment discrimination laws are generally coextensive with their federal counterpart, and therefore look to federal courts for guidance.
ELCRA contains other prohibited employer practices not contained in the federal statute.
- Michigan has a separate law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. See Disability Discrimination Under the Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act.
- Michigan prohibits wage discrimination. See Equal Pay and Wage Discrimination.
- The cities of Detroit and Ann Arbor have local ordinances that allow employees to file internal complaints with the city or a department thereof for alleged discriminatory acts. See Discrimination Under Municipal Laws.