Dearborn Heights Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Dearborn Heights, MI

According to Michigan law, sexual harassment is defined as the unwanted conduct that is of a sexual nature, and includes both verbal advances and physical actions Employers are most commonly involved in the following forms 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 Dearborn Heights can be required to formulate and visibly post company policies regulating sexual conduct. Such policies should include items such as contact information for reporting harassment incidents, process for filing claims, and any corrective or preventative measures should a claim be proven.

There are also federal and Michigan laws that have established agencies to handle sexual harassment claims. These agencies have authority to investigate a Dearborn Heights workplace for the sexual harassment conduct that is alleged in the complaints they receive. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to dismiss an employee for filing a harassment claim or to take any other action based on retaliation against the employee.

How can a Michigan attorney help?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and show without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these issues to be overworked. Thus, hiring an attorney in Dearborn Heights can be the safest way to file your claim within the deadlines for sexual harassment claims that Michigan has defined.

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Life in Dearborn Heights

Dearborn Heights is in Wayne County, which is in the Detroit metropolitan area. The city has a population of about 57,774 people.

Some history behind Dearborn Heights is that it formed from the two sections of the Dearborn Township and a small part of the village of Inkster. It was incorporated on March 4, 1960. Surrounding areas include the Ecorse River and the Rouge River.

The city is home to attorneys who practice law in many areas of practice. These attorneys work in small law offices and law firms. They focus on providing personalized legal services to residents and local businesses.

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