Jason LaBelle is a member of Bodman’s Workplace Law Group. He concentrates his practice on advising and representing companies in employment, labor, and general business law matters across multiple industries.
Mr. LaBelle has extensive experience representing private and public companies in litigation filed in both state and federal courts, as well as before various administrative agencies, including the EEOC and NLRB. He advises and counsels employers in multiple industries on employment, business, and labor matters. Mr. LaBelle drafts and reviews workplace policies, employee handbooks, contracts, and other business and employment agreements and documents. He has represented companies in several mediations and facilitations, and regularly counsels companies on complying with the law.
Mr. LaBelle has successfully obtained summary judgment for companies in several cases. He has defended multiple employers in collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and represented multiple companies during Department of Labor investigations. Mr. LaBelle achieved a highly favorable result on behalf of a financial services company in FINRA proceedings where the plan assets involved more than $7 million, and successfully obtained an injunction for an employer in a non-compete case. He served as the second chair attorney in a complex labor arbitration win on behalf of multiple contractors regarding benefit fund contributions and contract interpretation, and has represented automotive dealers in appeals of tax determinations and assessments.
Mr. LaBelle is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment Law Section, the University of Michigan’s Alumni Association Mentor Program, and the Canton Chamber of Commerce. He has been recognized by Bodman for his commitment to pro bono work. Mr. LaBelle presents at seminars on various employment law topics and authors many articles for Bodman’s Workplace Law newsletter.
- 01/18/2018WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | DOL Issues New Guidance On Test For Unpaid Internships
- 11/21/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | Sex Harassment News Should Spark Employer Action
- 10/26/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | California Will Bar Employers From Requesting Applicant Salary History
- 10/19/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | Employers Should Exercise Caution When Producing Employee Information
- 10/19/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | Failure to Accommodate a Breastfeeding Mother is Sex Discrimination
- Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., with honors
- University of Michigan, B.A., with honors
- Canton Chamber of Commerce
- State Bar of Michigan