Longmont Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Longmont?

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

"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. 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. Laws of both the state and federal government determine which employment terms are valid and enforceable should there be a contract between the Longmont employee and employer.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Longmont

Discrimination is illegal at any point of employment such as hiring policies, wage distribution, and terminations, according to laws which apply to residents of Longmont. People living in Longmont must abide by laws stating it is illegal for employers to discriminate against people who belong to particular classes. These classes may be based on race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, and age.

An administrative agency such as the EEOC can hear discrimination claims. Furthermore, some lawyers specialize in claims for discrimination.

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Life in Longmont

Longmont, Colorado is a home-rule municipality in Boulder and Weld Counties. It is located near the northeastern corner of Colorado, and has a population of about 86,000 people.

One of the largest employers in Longmont, Colorado is Seagate Technologies, with over 1,160 employees. Seagate is one of the largest manufacturers of hard drives in the world. This company employs a large number of engineers and manufacturers. It also employs several white-collar professionals, including some Longmont, Colorado lawyers.

Another large employer in Longmont is Amgen, one of the world's leading biotech companies, which also employs many Longmont, Colorado lawyers.

If you live in Longmont, Colorado and need legal advice, it's almost certain that you'll be able to find a Longmont, Colorado attorney who can help you with your legal issue.

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