Hillsboro Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Hillsboro?

Employees, employers and independent contractors in Hillsboro are controlled by employment law. This area of law governs such employment issues as hiring procedures, wage amounts, and termination. Employers and their employees alike should be aware of Hillsboro employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Employment is typically considered to be "at-will", although at times the employer and employee might have an employment contract preventing termination before it expires. "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 Hillsboro.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Hillsboro

Discriminating at any time of employment such as hiring, workplace environment, and terminating, is illegal according to laws applicable to Hillsboro residents. People living in Hillsboro must abide by laws stating it is illegal for employers to discriminate against people who belong to specific classes. These classes may be based on race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, and age.

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 Hillsboro

Hillsboro is the fifth largest city in Oregon, with a population of 91,611 per the 2010 census. Interestingly, Hillsboro is a high-tech center because many companies have established a presence there. In fact, Hillsboro's nickname is the "Silicon Forest."

High-tech companies in Hillsboro include Intel, Yahoo!, Sun Microsystems, Credence Systems, FEI Company, TriQuint Semiconductor, Lattice Semiconductor, RadiSys, Planar Systems, Genentech, Soloflex, and Rodgers Instruments. The legal force also has a presence in Hillsboro via many law firms (of all sizes), and law offices. These offices and firms train excellent attorneys tho handle all the needs of corporations, as well as local residents.

Some popular historic sites include Old Scotch Church, Imbrie Farm, McMenamins, Harold Wass Ray House, Zula Linklater House, Charles Shorey House, the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals, and Manning-Kamna Farm.

Some famous residents include Samuel Thurston, William N. Barrett, David Hill, William D. Hare, and Josh Inman.

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