Most job relationships in Hawaii are on the basis of "at will" employment, but in other cases there may be an employment contract with a specific term. "At will" employment implies that either the employee or the employer may end the relationship at any time, so long as the reason for the termination is not unlawful. In instances involving an employment contract, Hawaii employment law will be used to decide the validity of the clauses contained in the agreement.
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Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.
Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.
Employment Attorneys & Lawyers serving Hawaii
Our experienced Hawaii employment attorneys can help guide you on how to proceed with various employee decisions such as reviewing employee documents such as contracts, agreements, policies, issuing stock options, and handbooks, along with difficult decisions such as firing, lawsuits, claims, and complaints. Although not every single employment contract you have will require much legal assistance, many employment lawyers would recommend avoiding unilateral employment contracts that strongly benefit one side over the other.
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