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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Lagrange?

Employment law refers to the body of laws in Lagrange that regulate employees, employers, and independent contractors. Hiring procedures, wage disputes, and termination are some issues that are controlled by these laws. Employers and employees in Lagrange must have an understanding of the 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. Federal and state laws control the enforcement of employment clauses provisions for citizens of Lagrange.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Lagrange

The laws applicable for citizens of Lagrange usually make discrimination illegal at any phase of employment, such as hiring, working environment, and terminations. Individuals who live in the city of Lagrange 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 Lagrange

LaGrange, Georgia is a town located in Troup County, Georgia.

It currently has a population of about 25,000 people. Settlement of the area now known as LaGrange began in the early 1800s, and got its name from Colonel Oscar LaGrange, a Union officer during the American Civil War, who defied the "scorched earth" strategy of some Union commanders, and spared the homes of many residents of the area.

After the war, LaGrange became an important transportation hub, with several rail lines converging in the town. It also became a major center for the textile industry, like many Southern cities in the 19th and 20th centuries. However, by the mid-20th Century, this industry had begun to decline significantly.

Currently, thanks to the convergence of several national highways in LaGrange, the city remains a transportation hub, with many large companies, such as Wal-Mart, having set up distribution centers in the area.

If you live in LaGrange, Georgia or the surrounding areas, you can probably find a good LaGrange, Georgia attorney who can handle your case. LaGrange, Georgia attorneys are ready to help.

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