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Employment Law for Nonprofits

As a nonprofit leader, you know that talented and engaged employees fare the heart and soul of a successful organization. A strategic approach to employment-related legal issues will position you to maintain and grow this crucial resource.

At Dalton & Tomich, PLC, our experienced attorneys provide strategic counsel on employment issues for clients ranging from national nonprofits to local churches. This includes general employment counseling and advice as well as employment litigation defense in the case of a lawsuit filed by an employee. We will work with you to provide cost-effective, creative, and efficient solutions to the unique employment and workforce challenges you face in your organization.

Nonprofit Employment Counseling and Advising

Whether you are starting a new nonprofit or managing an existing one, we can help with your employment law needs.

Our attorneys regularly counsel nonprofit clients on a wide variety of employment issues, including:

  • Preparing Employee Handbooks
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Severance Packages
  • Hiring and Recruitment
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Termination
  • Compliance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Compliance with the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Compliance with the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Compliance with Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act
  • Compliance with the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act
  • Compliance with Federal Labor Standards

We take into account not only your short-term employment legal issues, but also your long-term goals. We provide the knowledge and solutions you need to cultivate and maintain a productive and pleasant work environment that contributes to your ongoing success.

Nonprofit Employment Litigation

The employment attorneys of Dalton & Tomich, PLC have extensive experience litigating disputes that arise between employers and employees. We have defended nonprofits in both state and federal court. Our goal in litigation is to protect your legal interests while maintaining focus on the greater goals and objectives. Since no two lawsuits are the same, Dalton & Tomich, PLC attorneys work vigorously with you to develop a legal strategy that is right for your particular employment situation.

We can help you meet your goals.

The attorneys of Dalton & Tomich, PLC have the experience and the knowledge to work with you to develop a legal solution that helps you accomplish your goals.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Yes. There are federal guidelines that determine whether or not an organization can qualify as tax-exempt. We will explain these rules to you, and if necessary help you make any adjustments you need in order to qualify.

Yes, we represent nonprofits in litigation in both federal and state courts. Our attorneys are experienced litigators.

These are uncomfortable and complex issues. It is important that you sit with our professionals and tell us the full scope of the issue so we can devise a plan of action to protect you individually and help guide the board back to its mission.

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