Norwich Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Norwich?

Employment law refers to the body of laws in Norwich that regulate employees, employers, and independent contractors. Employment issues that are controlled by these laws include hiring policies, wage amounts, and termination procedures. Employment law in Norwich must be understood by employers and employees.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

"At-will" employment is the most common type of employment, but in some cases there may be an employment contract guaranteeing payments for six months to a year. "At-will" employers or employees can end the employment at any given time, if the reasons are not illegal. Laws of both the state and federal government decide which employment terms are valid and enforceable should there be a contract between the Norwich employee and employer.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Norwich

The laws applicable for citizens of Norwich usually make discrimination illegal at any phase of employment, such as hiring, working environment, and terminations. Individuals who live in the city of Norwich are required to follow laws which employers from discriminating based on specific classes. These classes include race, gender, disability, national origin, and age.

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

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Life in Norwich

Norwich, Connecticut is a city in New London County. It was the county seat of that county, before the state of Connecticut did away with county governments. It currently has a population of about 36,000 people.

Norwich is named after Norwich, England, and was founded by English settlers in 1659. By the late 1600s, a public landing had been built at the head of a nearby river, allowing ships to sail several miles inland to offload their goods. This allowed Norwich to serve as an important supply point for the colonists in the Revolutionary War, and proved invaluable to the war effort.

For well over 100 years after the revolution, the city of Norwich served continuously as a very important commercial shipping center, allowing for continuous economic growth.

Modernly, Norwich, Connecticut is a quiet residential community. It is home to Mohegan Park, a large forested area featuring several ponds and streams. This park provides ample recreational activities, such as fishing, hiking, and mountain biking in the summer, and ice skating and sledding in the winter.

If you live in Norwich, Connecticut and are in need of an attorney, it's highly likely that you'll be able to find one. Norwich, Connecticut attorneys are able to handle almost any legal issue they're faced with.

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