Battle Creek Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Battle Creek, MI

According to Michigan law, sexual harassment is defined as the unwanted conduct which is of a sexual nature, and includes both verbal advances and physical acts Employers are most frequently involved in the following types of sexual harassment acts: demanding sexual favors in exchange for promotions, creating a sexually offensive work environment, and making sexual advances.

How does Michigan Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, employers who are located in Battle Creek can be required to create and visibly post company policies regulating sexual conduct. These policies may include contact information for an employee to report sexual harassment, the procedure for handling such claims, and the corrective measures for when a claim is proven.

The laws of the state of Michigan and federal law have both appointed agencies with the authority to investigate sexual harassment claims. These agencies conduct investigations at a given Battle Creek work site in order to verify if a complaint that they have received is true or not. Additionally, under these laws, employers may not fire or retaliate against any employee who has alleged sexual harassment in a claim.

How can a Michigan attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and establishing a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. The federal agencies that handle initial claims of sexual harassment are often understaffed and overworked. Accordingly, hiring a lawyer in Battle Creek might be the best way to ensure that your claim is filed within the deadlines specified by Michigan for sexual harassment matters.

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Life in Battle Creek

Battle Creek is located in Calhoun County, Michigan. Per the 2010 census, 52,347 call people call Battle Creek home. The city's nickname is "Cereal City" because the Kellogg Company headquarters and corporate location of Post Cereals is in Battle Creek. Also, Battle Creek is the third largest city in Michigan, after Detroit and Grand Rapids.

The city's largest employers include Kellogg, Harte-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Denso, Battle Creek Health System, Battle Creek VA Medical Center, the school district, ASMO Manufacturing, and the Michigan Air National Guard. To support these employers, as well as residents, Battle Creek is also home to law firms that train excellent attorneys who focus on providing the best legal services.

Some great sites to check out in Battle Creek is the Bailey Park C.O. Brown Stadium, Binder Park Zoo, Firekeepers Casino, Full Blast Outdoor Water Park, W.K. Kellogg Manor House, Kimball House Museum, Kingman Museum and Planetarium, Leila Arboretum, Linear Park, and Willard Beach and Park.

Overall, Battle Creek is a wonderful place to live and visit!

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