Galveston Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Galveston?

Employees, employers and independent contractors in Galveston are controlled by employment law. Employment issues that are controlled by these laws include hiring policies, wage amounts, and termination procedures. Employers and their employees alike should be aware of Galveston employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Most forms of work relationships are "at-will", though in some circumstances the employer and employee will have an employment contract for a specific period of time. "At-will" employment means that either the employer or the employee can terminate the position at any given time, even without a particular reason, so long as the termination does not violate the law Federal and state laws control the enforcement of employment clauses provisions for citizens of Galveston.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Galveston

Discriminating at any time of employment such as hiring, workplace environment, and terminating, is illegal according to laws applicable to Galveston residents. Individuals who live in the city of Galveston are required to follow laws which employers from discriminating based on certain classes. These classes include race, gender, disability, national origin, and age.

Discrimination claims can typically 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 Galveston

Galveston is a city in Texas located on the coast, Galveston Island to be exact. Per the 2010 census it has a population of 47,743 people.

The economy thrives off of the health care, shipping and financial industries. However there are many small law offices and firms in Galveston as well. These entities train excellent attorneys to handle various legal matters.

Some sites to be seen in Galvestron are the Mood Gardens, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum, the Lone Star Flight Museum, Galvestron Railroad Museum, The Strand, and Seawolf Park.

Some notable residents include William L. Moody Jr., John H. Murhy, Sam Maceo, and Douglas Corrigan.

All in all, although not one of the big cities in Texas, Galveston is a great place to visit and to call home.

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