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Employment Law Lawyers In Sauquoit New York

Sauquoit is a hamlet in the Town of Paris, Oneida County, New York, USA. It is located on New York Route 8, approximately 6 miles south of Utica and east of Paris village. It straddles Sauquoit Creek, a small Mohawk River tributary, and nestles in the Sauquoit Valley. Sauquoit is the birthplace of Asa Gray, world famous botanist, Michael O'Donoghue, humor writer and performer, Nick Madden, and also of Arthur Cushman McGiffert, theologian. It is also said that George Washington granted land to one of his soldiers during the Revolutionary War where Orchard Hall is now standing. The local high school is Sauquoit Valley Central School. Sauquoit Valley Central School is home to several cross-country state championships, including a stretch of 3 boys titles in 4 years from 2001 to 2004. The girls soccer team has also had recent success, with a run to the Class C state championship game in 2009. In 2010, the boys volleyball team won the sectional and regional titles, both firsts for the program. Lastly, the girls track team has won three consecutive sectional titles. Local businesses include Orchard Hall, and Grande's Pizzeria & Catering. The district was improved when the Chadwicks School District merged.

What is employment law?

Employment law deals with the relationship between employees and their employer specifying the rights and restrictions applicable to the employee and employer in the workplace. Employment law differs from labor law, which primarily deals with the relationship between employers and labor organizations.

Employment law regulates such issues as employee discipline, benefits, hiring, firing, overtime and breaks, leave, payroll, health and safety in the workplace, non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistleblowing, worker classification as independent contractor or employee, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Answers to employment law issues in New York

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