Downey Employment Attorneys

Downey Employment Attorneys, CA

Find the Right Lawyer Now

What is the Law Regarding Employment in Downey?

Employment law refers to the body of laws in Downey that govern employees, employers, and independent contractors. Employment issues that are regulated by these laws include hiring policies, wage amounts, and termination procedures. Employers and their employees alike should be knowledgeable of Downey employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Most of the time employment is considered to be "at-will", although in some instances there may be an employment contract between the employer and employee for a set period of time. "At-will" employment implies that either the employer or employee may end the job at any time for any reason, so long as it is not illegal to do so Laws of both the state and federal government determine which employment terms are valid and enforceable should there be a contract between the Downey employee and employer.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Downey

Laws which make discrimination illegal at all stages of employment including hiring, wages, and termination policies, all apply to Downey citizens. Downey residents must follow laws which prohibit employer discrimination against members of various classes. These classes include age, gender, race, religion, disability, and national origin.

Claims for employment discrimination can be filed with an administrative agency such as EEOC. Lawyers often specialize in employment discrimination.

Find a a Downey Lawyer that Specializes in Your Area of Need:

159 Employment and Labor Law cases posted to LegalMatch lawyers in Downey

Employment Lawyers in Other California Cities

Life in Downey

Downey, California is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Its current population of about 112,000 people.

Downey, California is best known as being the birthplace of the Apollo Program - the U.S. space program that ultimately landed men on the moon. Several aerospace corporations had facilities in Downey, California, such as Rockwell and Boeing. Some of these companies built the Apollo spacecraft and, later, many components of the Space Shuttle. These companies also employed many white-collar professionals, from engineers to Downey, California lawyers.

Nowadays, the economy of Downey, California is dominated by sectors such as healthcare, education, services, and government.

Thanks to its diverse and solid economy, the lawyers who live and work in Downey, California are able to handle a wide range of legal issues. If you need legal advice, a Downey, California attorney can help.

Employment Attorneys and Law Firms in the Largest CA Cities

Show California Cities


Find the Right Lawyer Now

Top Rated Lawyers

View attorney profiles and see how other LegalMatch users rate attorneys that may respond to your case.

Employment and Labor Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Employment and Labor Law Lawyer Ryan S.

Ryan S.

Chester, PA

Employment and Labor Law

Rating (6 users) *****
See Reviews
Employment and Labor Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Employment and Labor Law Lawyer Chris M.

Chris M.

Dallas, TX

Employment and Labor Law

Rating (12 users) *****
See Reviews
Employment and Labor Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Employment and Labor Law Lawyer Gary P.

Gary P.

Leon, FL

Employment and Labor Law

Rating (3 users) ****
See Reviews
Employment and Labor Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Employment and Labor Law Lawyer Merritt G.

Merritt G.

Loudoun, VA

Employment and Labor Law

Rating (14 users) *****
See Reviews

Need an Employment Lawyer?

No obligation - Lawyers compete for your case. Choose your issue & get started now:

Downey employment lawyer, Downey employment attorney, Downey employment lawyers, Downey employment attorneys, employment attorney in Downey