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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, employment law means those laws covering employee and employer relationships, as well as independent contractors. Such laws regulate employment matters like hiring, wage levels, and termination policies. Employers and employees in Kansas City should have an understanding of the employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Sometimes an employment contract is used that sets a specific length of employment, but most of the times employment is considered to be on an "at-will" basis. In "at-will" employment, either the employer or the worker can terminate the job at any time, just as long as the reasons for doing so are not illegal. 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 Kansas City

Anti-Discrimination laws in Kansas City

Kansas City citizens must abide by laws which make discrimination illegal at all phases of employment, including hiring workers, wage disputes, and terminating procedures. Kansas City residents must follow laws which prohibit employer discrimination against members of various classes. These classes include age, gender, race, religion, disability, and national origin.

Discrimination claims can often be heard in front of an administrative agency such as the EEOC. Some attorneys specialize in the field of discrimination claims.

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Life in Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri is probably best known for its barbeque and Civil War history. "Kansas Citians" enjoy access to some of the best museums around. The Irish Museum and Cultural Center, the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, the Liberty and World War I Memorial, and the American Jazz Museum are all located within Kansas City limits. A number of outstanding examples of Art Deco style and Frank Lloyd Wright architecture can be found throughout the city. The Power and Light Building and Community Christian Church are just two examples.

Kansas City is passionate about food. Kansas City barbeque is best known for its molasses which gives a sweeter taste. Gates and Sons Bar-B-Q was opened in 1946 and serves as the standard in original Kansas City style barbeque. Most people know Kansas City as "KC" like Rich Davis' sauce sensation: KC Masterpiece. The Sprint Center opened in 2007 and hosts Kansas City Chiefs football and Royals major league baseball games. You may not be aware that Kansas City has over 200 fountains. Second most in the entire world after Rome, Italy. Country Club Plaza is designed to look like Seville, Spain and was the first to offer accommodations for people arriving by automobile. "The Plaza" was constructed in 1922 and today is known best for it's colored light display and upscale shopping.

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