At Will Employment Law

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July 2, 2018
employment law

What You Need To Know About Employment Law

Workers are currently protected against many forms of discrimination by employment laws. Whether you are entering the job market for the first time or were recently terminated, it is important to understand your rights as a worker. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent legislation makes it illegal to treat workers differently based on ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender age, or disability. What is Employment Law? Employment laws were put in place to protect workers from wrongdoing by their employers. […]
February 27, 2017
At-Will Employee

What is an At-Will Employee?

The contractual relationship between an employer and employee, in most jobs within the United States, is considered to be a two-way street.  That is, either party is free to leave that particular relationship at any time.  There are no legal requirements as to a “notice period” either, which means that termination, by either party, can be done without any prior notice. As to the employer, they have the right to sever that employee, with or without notice, and with or […]
February 16, 2015

What Teenagers Need To Know About Workplace Rights

Chances are if you are in high school or college right now, you are probably looking to make some extra cash or take an internship at some company.  Perhaps you are even working while you are going to school.  Chances are also, that your school did not give you any sort of a pamphlet or workbook telling you about your legal rights when it comes to working.  Actually, schools give students zero chances to actually prepare them for the work […]