Attorney General Office Not Immune to COVID-19-Related Layoffs

  • Local news report that Michigan AG Dana Nessel’s office announced the temporary layoff of 100 staffers, who account for approximately 25% of the office’s workforce due to a reduction in work brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • According to reports, the AG’s office by written statement explained that “[w]hile certain areas of the department’s legal work have dramatically increased as a result of this emergency, other areas have slowed.”