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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Athens?

Employment law refers to the body of laws in Athens that govern employees, employers, and independent contractors. These laws cover issues in employment such as hiring, workplace disputes, and terminations Employers and employees in Athens should have an understanding of the employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Sometimes an employment contract is used that sets a specific length of employment, but most of the times employment is considered to be on an "at-will" basis. In "at-will" employment, either the employer or the worker can terminate the job at any time, just as long as the reasons for doing so are not illegal. If an employment contract exists between the parties, state and federal laws will determine the validity and enforcement of the contract terms for people living in Athens.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Athens

Discrimination is illegal at any time of employment such as hiring policies, wage distribution, and terminations, according to laws which apply to residents of Athens. Athens residents must follow laws which prohibit employer discrimination against members of various classes. These classes include age, gender, race, religion, disability, and national origin.

Employment discrimination claims are often heard by an administrative agency like the EEOC. Additionally, some attorneys are specialists in the discrimination field.

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