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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Canton?

Employment law in Canton governs relationships between employer and employees, and independent contractors. Such laws regulate employment matters like hiring, wage levels, and termination policies. Both employees and employers should have knowledge of the Canton employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Employment is usually considered to be "at-will", although at times the employer and employee may have an employment contract preventing termination before it expires. 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. Laws of both the state and federal government determine which employment terms are valid and enforceable should there be a contract between the Canton employee and employer.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Canton

The laws applicable for citizens of Canton generally make discrimination illegal at any phase of employment, such as hiring, working environment, and terminations. Residents of Canton are regulated by laws which make it illegal to discriminate against members of certain categories. These categories include race, age, gender, national origin, disability, and religion.

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

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Life in Canton

Canton is located in northeast Ohio. Specifically it is south of Akron, and is a part of Stark County. Per the 2010 census, it has a population of 73,007 people. Surrounding areas include Youngstown, Mahoning County, and Nimishillen Creek.

Popular sites in Canton include the Pro Football Hall of Fame, McKinley National Memorial, First Ladies National Historic Site, and the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum.

Top employers include LTV Steel, Hoover Company, the Whirpool Corporation, and Balden Brick Company. There are also many small law firms and law offices located in Canton. Via these firms and offices, excellent attorneys are trained to handle all the legal needs of residents and businesses.

Overall, Canton is a wonderful place to visit and live!

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