What is the Law Regarding Employment in Laguna Beach?
Employment law refers to the body of laws in Laguna Beach that regulate employees, employers, and independent contractors. Employment issues that are controlled by these laws include hiring policies, wage amounts, and termination procedures. Employers and their employees alike should be aware of Laguna Beach employment laws.
"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms
Majority of the time employment is considered to be "at-will", although in some instances there might be an employment contract between the employer and employee for a set period of time. So long as the reasons are not in violation of law, either the employee or the employer may end the position at any time under an "at-will" arrangement. In the instance that the employer and employee have an employment contract, laws from both the state and federal government will apply to the city of Laguna Beach
Anti-Discrimination laws in Laguna Beach
Discriminating at any time of employment such as hiring, workplace environment, and terminating, is illegal according to laws applicable to Laguna Beach residents. Residents of Laguna Beach are regulated by laws which make it illegal to discriminate against members of specific categories. These categories include race, age, gender, national origin, disability, and religion.
Discrimination claims can typically be heard in front of an administrative agency such as the EEOC. Some attorneys specialize in the field of discrimination claims.