Hobart Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Hobart?

In Hobart, employment law means those laws governing employee and employer relationships, as well as independent contractors. This area of law governs such employment issues as hiring procedures, wage amounts, and termination. Employers and employees in Hobart must have an understanding of the employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Occasionally an employment contract is used that sets a particular length of employment, but most of the times employment is considered to be on an "at-will" basis. "At-will" employers or employees can end the employment at any given time, if the reasons are not illegal. Federal and state laws control the enforcement of employment clauses provisions for citizens of Hobart.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Hobart

Discriminating at any time of employment such as hiring, workplace environment, and terminating, is illegal according to laws applicable to Hobart residents. People who live and work in Hobart 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.

Claims for employment discrimination may be filed with an administrative agency such as EEOC. Attorneys often specialize in employment discrimination.

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Life in Hobart

If you're not from Hobart than you may like to know it's been dubbed "Ho-bert" by the 26,000 Lake County locals. The city covers 26.7 square miles of Indiana. Hobart is situated in the extreme northwest of the State of Indiana and is just a stone's throw from Lake Michigan. The city's close proximity to the lake makes it popular among residents and vacationers alike but also among professionals working in Chicago, Illinois. Hobart is 31 miles from downtown Chicago and provides a sanctuary for professionals seeking a suburban setting. It's also popular because the cost of living in Hobart and Indiana is much less than that of Chicago. Over half of the people living in Hobart reported they were married and the residents' median income is ,000 each year. A number of Hobart citizens are also lawyers by day. Hobart lawyers are experienced with local courts and different cases, they're well acquainted with many different areas of law.  

The city of Hobart offers a wide range of recreational opportunities. The two most popular outdoor attractions are Lake George and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Lake George is a warmer and more low-key alternative to nearby Lake Michigan. Aside from fishing and bird watching, the lake also features live music and swimming areas.   

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