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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Syracuse?

Employment law in Syracuse regulates relationships between employer and employees, and independent contractors. Hiring procedures, wage disputes, and termination are some issues that are controlled by these laws. A basic understanding of Syracuse employment laws is required for both the employee and their employer.

"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. "At-will" employment means that either the employer or the employee can terminate the position at any given time, even without a specific reason, so long as the termination does not violate the law Laws of both the state and federal government determine which employment terms are valid and enforceable should there be a contract between the Syracuse employee and employer.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Syracuse

Discriminating at any point of employment such as hiring, workplace environment, and terminating, is illegal according to laws applicable to Syracuse residents. Residents of Syracuse are regulated by laws which make it illegal to discriminate against members of specific categories. These categories include race, age, gender, national origin, disability, and religion.

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 Syracuse

Syracuse, New York is the county seat of Onondaga County, New York. It has a population of about 145,000 people.

The first Europeans to settle the Syracuse area were French missionaries, who arrived in 1615. Before and during the Civil War, Syracuse, New York became a major center for the abolitionist movement, and was an important stop in the Underground Railroad. During this period, many Syracuse, New York lawyers who were opposed to slavery helped ensure that the constitutional rights of freed and escaped slaves were protected.

Modernly, Syracuse is home to Syracuse University, which is a major research institution. Syracuse University has a well-known and prestigious law school. Many of its graduates have gone on to become highly successful Syracuse, New York lawyers.

If you are a resident of the Syracuse, New York area, and are facing a legal problem, or believe that your legal rights have been violated, you should not hesitate to speak with a Syracuse, New York attorney as soon as possible.

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