Temple Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Temple?

Employees, employers and independent contractors in Temple are controlled by employment law. Such laws control employment matters like hiring, wage levels, and termination policies. Both employees and employers must have knowledge of the Temple employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Occasionally an employment contract is used that sets a particular length of employment, but most of the times employment is considered to be on an "at-will" basis. In "at-will" employment, either the employer or the worker may terminate the job at any time, just as long as the reasons for doing so are not illegal. If an employment contract exists between the parties, state and federal laws will decide the validity and enforcement of the contract terms for people living in Temple.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Temple

Temple 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 Temple are required to follow laws which employers from discriminating based on particular classes. These classes include race, gender, disability, national origin, and age.

A claim regarding discrimination can be heard at an administrative agency like EEOC. Many lawyers specialize in the field of employment discrimination.

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Life in Temple

Temple is located in Bell County, Texas. Per the 2010 census it has a population of 66,102 people. The city holds the nickname "The Wildflower Capital of Texas." Going around the city, one will see an array of beautiful wildflowers.

The primary employer is the health care industry. There are medical students and physicians practically everywhere. Most of these individuals work at, or are trained in, the Veterans' Hospital Center, Scott White Memorial Hospital, and Texas AM Science Center College of Medicine.

There are small law offices that are well established and located in downtown Temple. These offices are run by well-experienced lawyers who prefer to have a personal interaction with their clients, and have grown tired of a big firm setting. Thus, residents and local businesses have very sharp and capable attorneys to cater to their legal needs.

Past famous residents include Frank W. Mayborn, Darren Trumeter, Lance Berkman, Brian Skinner, Rip Torn, Sammy Baugh, and Ted Poe.

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