Federal Way Employment Attorneys

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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Federal Way?

The body of laws in Federal Way governing employees, their employees, and independent contractors is known as employment law. This area of law regulates such employment issues as hiring procedures, wage amounts, and termination. Employers and their employees alike should be knowledgeable of Federal Way 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 particular period of time. "At-will" employment implies that either the employer or employee may end the job at any time for any reason, so long as it is not illegal to do so If an employment contract exists between the parties, state and federal laws will determine the validity and enforcement of the contract terms for people living in Federal Way.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Federal Way

Federal Way citizens must abide by laws which make discrimination illegal at all phases of employment, including hiring workers, wage disputes, and terminating procedures. Residents of Federal Way are regulated by laws which make it illegal to discriminate against members of particular categories. These categories include race, age, gender, national origin, disability, and religion.

Claims for employment discrimination can be filed with an administrative agency such as EEOC. Lawyers often specialize in employment discrimination.

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Life in Federal Way

Federal Way is a city in the state of Washington; specifically, it is located in King County. Federal Way is located between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma. Bordering areas include Puget Sound, Des Moines, Kent, Milton, and Fife.

The city's top employers include Weyerhaeuser, World Vision, St. Francis Hospital, Wild Waves Theme Park, ACS, Wal-Mart, and Coldwell Banker Danforth Associates. Federal Way is also home to many small law offices that cater to residents' legal needs in every area of practice.

Famous residents include Dan Spillner, Kyle Secor, Michael Dickerson, Roy Thomas, Travis Ishikawa, and Kelyn Rowe.

Overall, Federal Way is a city rich in history and definitely worth visiting when in Washington!

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