Gresham Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Gresham?

Employees, employers and independent contractors in Gresham are governed by employment law. This area of law regulates such employment issues as hiring procedures, wage amounts, and termination. Employers and their employees alike should be knowledgeable of Gresham 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. "At-will" employers or employees may terminate the employment at any given time, if the reasons are not illegal. If an employment contract exists between the parties, state and federal laws will determine the validity and enforcement of the contract terms for people living in Gresham.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Gresham

Gresham citizens must abide by laws which make discrimination illegal at all phases of employment, including hiring workers, wage disputes, and terminating procedures. Individuals who live in the city of Gresham are required to follow laws which employers from discriminating based on certain classes. These classes include race, gender, disability, national origin, and age.

An administrative agency such as the EEOC can hear discrimination claims. Also, some lawyers specialize in claims for discrimination.

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Life in Gresham

Gresham is located in Multnomah County, Oregon. It is near Portland and was named after the Civil War General, Walter Quinton Gresham. The city is the fourth largest in Oregon.

Two very popular attractions are the Center for the Arts Plaza and the Gresham Art Walk. Alongside attractions, the city is also home to many established legal practices run by competent attorneys. These attorneys practice in various areas of law and are easily able to handle the legal needs of residents and local businesses.

Famous residents include Randy Alcorn, Shannon Bex, Brian Burres, Randy Couture, Mike Ekstrom, Nikki Fuller, Katie Harman, Fred Jones, Ronald A. Marks, Angela Via, and William P. Young.

Although some may consider this city overshadowed by nearby, popular Portland, Gresham is definitely worth making a visit to!

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