Garland Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Garland?

Employees, employers and independent contractors in Garland 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 Garland 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 set 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 Garland.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Garland

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

Discrimination claims can generally 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 Garland

Garland is located northeast of Dallas, Texas. It is located in Dallas County, with some areas in Collin County. Per the 2010 census, it has a population of 226,876 people.

Interestingly, CNN and Money Magazine included Garland in its "Top 100 Places to Live" list, ranking it sixty-seven.

Top employers include Sears, Atlas Copco, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Danaher, General Dynamics, Kraft Foods, L-3 Communications and US Foodservice. The legal industry also has a potent presence because many well-experienced attorneys call Garland home. Thus, businesses and residents need not travel far to receive excellent legal services.

Some great sites to check out is the Historic Downtown Garland, Patty Granville Arts Center, The Plaza Theater, Pace House and The Garland Opry.

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