Employment Counseling
Counseling management every step of the way.
Midwest Legal Partners PLLC provides employers with counseling at every step and level in the workplace. We provide onsite or web training to employees and management regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other employment matters.

We provide strategies and detailed plans for performance improvement and efficiency within our clients' workforce. Further, we counsel employers in regards to employee discipline, benefits, leave, and reductions in force.

Whether we are conducting an exit interview or compliance training, we counsel employers every step of the way.
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Employment Law Tools and Guidance

At Midwest Legal Partners, we provide employers with practical employment law tools and guidance for addressing a wide array of workplace issues while working with management to establish effective employee policies and procedures.

Our team helps employers navigate the ever-changing arena of employment law, including federal, state, and local laws. We analyze creative and innovative solutions to provide employers guidance on promoting employee job satisfaction, employee morale, reducing workplace harassment and violence, and guiding employers through employment law compliance issues. Additionally, our attorneys work closely with employers to avoid employment law litigation. If litigation does arise, we prepare employers to be in a strategic position to successfully defend themselves.

Our employment law attorneys
advise clients on important employee and workplace policy issues as well as day-to-day day employment law questions. We provide cost-effective strategies and advice on a diverse range of issues, including harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, retaliation, employee accommodation, leaves of absence, and state and federal law compliance.

We work with employers to provide updates, court decisions, and employment law strategies regarding compliance with federal laws, including:

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA)

Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)

Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act (OSHA)

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1963

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Important Questions to Consider:

1. Does your business have an experienced, trained, and skilled HR department?

2. Does your business stay informed of changes in state and federal employment laws?

3. Does your business have specific policies and procedures in place to address workplace issues?

4. Does your business have an employee handbook? If so, has it been reviewed or updated recently?

5. Does your business wait to contact an attorney only if a lawsuit has been filed against it?

6. Does your business have periodic employment law training sessions?

7. Has your business faced (and/or continues to face) damaging employment lawsuit(s)?

8. Do you have employment agreements in place? If so, who drafts them?

9. Do you or your business' managers know what discrimination, harassment, and other legally defined terms really mean?

10. What does your business do when it is faced with a workplace issue?

11. Who answers employment law questions within your business when they arise?

Did any of the questions above make you pause and think?

Contact us to discuss these questions in detail and possibly design an action plan.
Focus Points

  • Providing updates on employment laws, court decisions, regulations, and strategies.
  • Providing guidance on reasonable accommodations
  • Employment Policies, Procedures, and Handbooks
  • Internal investigations
  • Management and employee compliance training
  • Drafting employment forms (offer letters, termination letters, Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs))
  • Reductions in Force
  • Risk assessments of workplace decisions
  • HR and workplace audits
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Law Firm location: Midwest Legal Partners, PLLC, in Novi, Michigan, represents clients in cities including Detroit, Livonia, Dearborn, Plymouth, Taylor, Southfield, Pontiac, Troy, Royal Oak, Mt Clemens, Warren, Utica, Sterling Heights, Auburn Hills, Birmingham, West Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills, Centerline, St. Clair Shores, Brighton, Howell, South Lyon, Highland Park, Milford, and Farmington Hills, as well as residents of Livingston County, Wayne County, Oakland County, and Macomb County. This website presents general information and is not intended as legal advice. You should not act upon any information contained in this website without seeking professional advice. Attorney Advertising Material. © 2013 Midwest Legal Partners, PLLC.