Employment Law

Employment law is the collection of laws and rules that regulate relationships between employers and employees. Employment law dictates when an employer can hire employees, when the employees can work, and what an employer must pay the employee for their work. Employment law creates minimum requirements for working conditions for employees.

Good or bad, hiring an employee is so much more than just saying “can you start on Monday?” A few aspects that an employer must consider include…

  • Minimum wage laws that require the employer to pay a certain amount
  • Laws that prohibit the employer from discriminating against applicants or employees based on certain characteristics (important to the interview and hiring process)
  • Laws requiring that employers provide a safe worki