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What is the Law Regarding Employment in Janesville?

The body of laws in Janesville regulating employees, their employees, and independent contractors is known as employment law. This area of law governs such employment issues as hiring procedures, wage amounts, and termination. Employment law in Janesville must be understood by employers and employees.

"At-Will" vs. Contract Employment Terms

"At-will" employment is the most common type of employment, but in some cases there may be an employment contract guaranteeing payments for six months to a year. "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 When the parties use an employment contract, the terms of employment will be controlled by their state and federal laws, as applied to people living in Janesville.

Anti-Discrimination laws in Janesville

Janesville citizens must abide by laws which make discrimination illegal at all phases of employment, including hiring employees, wage disputes, and terminating procedures. Residents of Janesville 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 may be filed with an administrative agency such as EEOC. Attorneys often specialize in employment discrimination.

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Life in Janesville

With a population of 61,310 Janesville, Wisconsin has it all. Janesville is located in South Central Wisconsin and was founded in 1835. Since its founding, the charming city has done nothing but grow and prosper. Janesville was named after an early settler to the town -- Henry James.

Janesville was the site of the first Wisconsin State Fair in 1851, an event that over 10,000 people attended. It is no wonder then that so many people enjoy visiting and living in Janesville. Janesville is also home to lots of historical homes, in fact 20% of the nationally registered historic homes in Wisconsin are in Janesville. Aptly named "City of Parks," Janesville has an extensive park system that includes nature trails, boat lakes, and 53 parks in total.

Janesville is also home to some interesting legal history. Janesville lawyers are some of the best in the business and Janesville is also home to Wisconsin's first female lawyer --Lavinia Goddell in 1874. In addition to lawyers, there are lots of other great business and industry which make the city a great place to start a career.

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