If you own a business in Michigan, it is imperative that you take action to protect yourself against claims of discrimination or other unlawful behavior. The legal team at the Van Den Heuvel Law Office has handled hundreds of employer disputes. We have a thorough knowledge of employment and labor laws, so we can assist you with taking preventative measures as well as defend you when an employee makes accusations against you. We provide you bold representation and we are fearless when it comes to protecting your rights.
Under Michigan law, an employer has a right to exercise individual discretion in hiring and firing decisions. However, you may not make an ultimate hiring or firing decision based on certain personal characteristics or because the individual belongs to a certain group. Employment discrimination includes:
As an experienced criminal attorney, Howard Van Den Heuvel is uniquely qualified to represent business owners who have been falsely accused of harassment or discrimination. We believe that working with employers to enact positive policy, implement appropriate employment contracts and prevent false accusations is the best way to protect business owners from threats and promote a healthy and safe work environment. An employer is also required to train managers and employees regarding workplace harassment and discrimination. You are required to know how to conduct a workplace investigation. Proper planning and training in these areas are important when it comes to protecting the rights of your business. However, when preventative actions are not enough and you need a trial attorney on your side, we are fully prepared to defend you in court.
If you own a business and you need the assistance of a workplace crimes attorney, contact the Van Den Heuvel Law Office. Our telephone number is 616-698-0000 or we can be reached via our online contact page. We are also available on Skype by appointment.
To talk with our attorney about your legal concerns, contact the Van Den Heuvel Law Office by calling 616-698-0000. You may also complete our online contact form. After-hours consultations are available by appointment. We are also available on Skype by appointment.