Gov lets separation deals continue; Whitmer calls directive boost for transparency; critics say the opposite
Lansing - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a directive Friday that will allow executive branch agencies to continue reaching separation agreements with departing employees, including certain confidentiality provisions, amid widespread criticism.
Under the new directive, a state department can seek a severance deal with a non-disclosure clause if it maintains "confidentiality regarding an employment decision or dispute."
It's unclear what specifically would qualify as a dispute under the ...