Delaware Employment Lawyers
Employment law are those laws approved in Delaware that apply to employers, employees and independent contractors. These laws apply to every aspect of workplace endeavors, such as hiring policies, wage disputes, and firing of employees. Delaware's employment laws set forth particular mandates that need to be understood by both employers and employees.
At-Will and Contract Employment
Most job relationships in Delaware are on the basis of "at will" employment, but in other cases there may be an employment contract with a predetermined term. "At will" employment implies that either the employee or the employer may end the relationship at any time, so long as the reason for the termination is not prohibited. In instances involving an employment contract, Delaware employment law will be used to decide the validity of the clauses contained in the agreement.
The Law of Discrimination in Delaware
The laws of Delaware in general prohibit discrimination. These laws apply to all stages of employment, ranging from the hiring process to the termination procedure. Delaware's laws describe specific classes of people, which employers may not discriminate against. These categories can include gender, age, race, religion, disability, and national origin. Determining what forms of employer actions are considered discrimination can be subject to dispute. There are many lawyers in Delaware who specialize in employment discrimination.