Orem Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Orem?

Employees, employers and independent contractors in Orem are governed by employment law. Such laws govern employment matters like hiring, wage levels, and termination policies. Employers and their employees alike should be knowledgeable of Orem employment laws.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

Employment is typically considered to be "at-will", although at times the employer and employee may have an employment contract preventing termination before it expires. "At-will" employment means that either the employer or the employee can terminate the position at any given time, even without a specific reason, so long as the termination does not violate the law In the instance that the employer and employee have an employment contract, regulations from both the state and federal government will apply to the city of Orem

Anti-Discrimination laws in Orem

Discriminating at any point of employment such as hiring, workplace environment, and terminating, is illegal according to laws applicable to Orem residents. Residents of Orem are regulated by laws which make it illegal to discriminate against members of specific categories. These categories include race, age, gender, national origin, disability, and religion.

Discrimination claims can usually 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 Orem

Orem, Utah is a city of about 93,000 people, located in Utah County.

Orem has nicknamed itself "Family City USA," and, living up to this moniker, it was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 10 best places in the United States to raise a family. Orem, Utah was named after Martin C. Orem, a railroad magnate who operated a railroad in the area, and served as an early catalyst for its economic growth. Orem was formally incorporated as a town in 1919.

For most of its history, Orem was a small agricultural community. However, the years following World War Two saw booms in the nation's economy, population, and standard of living. This led to a huge amount of farm land giving way to residential developments.

Modernly, Orem, Utah's economy is largely based around Utah Valley University, which is the second-largest public university in Utah, with over 28,000 undergraduates. Orem is also home to many local businesses, as well as regional offices of larger corporations, creating a varied job market.

If you live in Orem, Utah and need an attorney, you're in luck. There's probably at least one Orem, Utah lawyer who can handle your particular legal issue, no matter what area of law is involved. If you need legal advice, you should contact an Orem, Utah lawyer immediately.

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