AT&T Michigan President Jim Murray is co-chairing the new group. He says updating the 1976 Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act would ensure “ideas of basic fairness and equality” are cornerstones as Michigan pushes toward economic recovery.
Herman Miller CEO Brian Walker says Michigan’s economic growth depends on keeping and attracting top talent.
Efforts to change the law to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents have failed in the Republican-led Legislature. Republicans say the religious beliefs of employers and others must be considered, too.
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