We work for your workplace.
Midwest Legal Partners PLLC represents management in all areas of employment law. Our clients rely on us for prompt and informed responses to a wide range of workplace issues they encounter.
To limit workplace disputes, we assist employers in developing and implementing policies and procedures that promote constructive employee relations. When complaints are made, we work closely with our clients to take immediate action to effect positive and effective solutions that minimize costs and maximize results.
Some employers operate their business with little or no human resources personnel to handle the day-to-day workplace issues. We give our clients the opportunity and flexibility of having us become their in-house human resources and legal department. This service package minimizes our clients' liability risks and costs. Click here for more information about how your company, business, or management team can take advantage of our in-house services.
Click below for more information on our Employment Law practice:
Midwest Legal Partners PLLC understands how costly and damaging an employment lawsuit can be on an employer's business goals, work environment, and reputation. We work closely... Read more >>
At Midwest Legal Partners, PLLC, we understand that when an employee files a retaliation claim, an employer may be liable for paying back pay... Read more >>
In-House Human Resources
Many employers choose not to have a Human Resources ("HR") Department to save costs while others simply believe they are too small to reap any benefits. Regardless... Read more >>
At Midwest Legal Partners, PLLC, we strive to educate and counsel our clients to avoid being held liable for their employees' harassing behavior... Read more >>
Midwest Legal Partners PLLC provides employers with counseling at every step and level in the workplace. We provide onsite... Read more >>
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) compliance
At Midwest Legal Partners, PLLC, we understand that many employers do not appreciate the complexities of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the issues that can... Read more >>
Discrimination in the workplace can lead to costly lawsuits, violence, inefficiencies, employee performance issues... Read more >>
Employment Agreements, including Restrictive Covenants and Non-Compete Agreements
Whether we are drafting an employee contractor a non-compete agreement, we work closely with our clients... Read more >>
Navigating through state and federal employment laws, including the laws below, can be tremendously difficult and dangerous for many employers without legal guidance.
Important Questions to Consider:
1. Does your business have an experienced, trained, and skilled HR department?
2. Does your business have an employee handbook? If so, has it been reviewed or updated recently?
3. Does your business have specific policies and procedures in place to address workplace issues?
4. Does your business have periodic employment law training sessions?
5. Does your business wait to contact an attorney only if a lawsuit has been filed against it?
6. Has your business faced (and/or continues to face) damaging employment lawsuit(s)?
7. Do you or your business' managers know what discrimination, harassment, and other legally defined terms really mean?
8. Do you have employment agreements in place? If so, who drafts them?
9. What does your business do when it is faced with a workplace issue?
10. Does your business stay informed of changes in state and federal employment laws?
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.