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David Blanchard and Angela Walker have served Ann Arbor’s employees and business community for over ten years.

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Every client deserves to be heard.

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David Blanchard and Angela Walker have worked together for over ten years to provide high quality and timely responses to the emerging legal needs for individuals and businesses in Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan.

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Angela Walker

Angela Walker provides advice and advocacy for employees facing discrimination at work, fighting a wrongful termination, or being denied compensation and benefits to which they are entitled.

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David Blanchard

David Blanchard focuses on helping people get back to work, stay at work, fighting wage theft, and preventing retaliation and wrongful termination.

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Frances Hollander

Frances Hollander joined Blanchard & Walker in 2018 after working at the Michigan Court of Appeals.   Frances received her B.A. in linguistics from the University of Michigan in 2013. 

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–Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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from Washington Center for Equitable Growth

This report examines the relationship between unemployment levels and minimum wage violation rates during the Great Recession to better understand what policies are needed to protect workers’ rights during the coronavirus recession. 

 

Our analysis of a random sample survey of registered voters in California from April 16 to April 20, 2020 found that:

  • 35% of respondents who were working at the time of the survey reported that they would not be paid if they were to get sick with COVID-19 despite the state’s long-established paid sick leave protections.
  • 50% of respondents in households that make less than $60,000 per year believed that they would not be covered by paid sick leave protections.
  • 38% of Latinx respondents believed that they would not be covered by paid sick leave protections.