West Palm Beach Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in West Palm Beach?

Employment law refers to the body of laws in West Palm Beach that govern employees, employers, and independent contractors. Hiring procedures, wage disputes, and termination are some issues that are controlled by these laws. Employers and their employees alike should be knowledgeable of West Palm Beach employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Employment is typically considered to be "at-will", although at times the employer and employee may have an employment contract preventing termination before it expires. So long as the reasons are not in violation of law, either the employee or the employer can terminate the position at any time under an "at-will" arrangement. In the instance that the employer and employee have an employment contract, regulations from both the state and federal government will apply to the city of West Palm Beach

Anti-Discrimination laws in West Palm Beach

The laws applicable for citizens of West Palm Beach usually make discrimination illegal at any phase of employment, such as hiring, working environment, and terminations. People who live and work in West Palm Beach must follow laws which make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of specific categories. These categories include race, gender, age, national origin, and disability.

A claim regarding discrimination may be heard at an administrative agency like EEOC. Many lawyers specialize in the field of employment discrimination.

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Life in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach is a popular area for residents and tourists. It is located in Palm Beach County, which is home to about 1.4 million people. West Palm Beach is in the Southern Florida region.

Some popular sites include the Carefree Theatre, Palm Beach Zoo, Rapids Water Park, South Florida Science Museum, Lion County Safari, International Polo Hall of Fame, Trump International Golf Club, Meyer Amphitheater, and Palm Beach County Convention Center. West Palm Beach is also known for its festivals, such as SunFest, the Palm Beach International Film Festival, and the Winter Equestrian Festival.

Some of West Palm Beach's top employers include Florida Public Utilities, ION Media Networks, Ocwen, Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne, Sikorsky Aircraft, General Dynamics, Cemex, and CSC. West Palm Beach is also filled with many law firms. Thus, the area has many top-notch attorneys capable of handling any and every legal inquiry.

All in all, West Palm Beach is a great place to live and/or visit!

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