Ex-employees of Eddie Merlot’s Bloomfield Hills restaurant claim they experienced hostile work environment
DETROIT – A national restaurant chain is looking into several claims regarding hostile working conditions made by former employees.
Those claims include one about a manager using racial comments against guests.
“Just mistreating different families depending honestly on the race. I saw it firsthand. It’s been other employees who said they seen it. I heard things, I seen things,” said former Eddie Merlot’s chef, James Gaines.
Gaines said he had enough of working at the Eddie Merlot’s location in Bloomfield Hills.
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Board of State Canvassers certifies petition looking to strip Michigan governor of emergency powers
Forced by court order, a state board has certified a petition drive to repeal a Michigan law that was used to set major restrictions during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic.
The decision means the Republican-controlled Legislature can repeal the law without intervention by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Lawmakers could also put it on the 2022 statewide ballot for voters to decide.