Packed with the most current cases and examples available, EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICE, 5E addresses human resource practices associated with each stage of the employment process--from hiring, to managing, to firing--as it emphasizes the application of legal concepts to business situations. News clippings, hypothetical situations, and other hands-on applications offer students opportunities to develop issue spotting, critical thinking, and legal reasoning skills that will be integral in their future careers as human resource managers. Covering the most important employment law topics, the Fifth Edition is completely up to date with the latest legislation, new regulations, and recent case law. It includes extended coverage of the rights of vulnerable employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act, racial discrimination, the use of background checks, the Family Medical Leave Act, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This concise introduction to the complex area of employment law practiced in the United Kingdom is updated to include changes to the law in 2008. Includes information on and explanation of contracts of employment, disciplinary proceedings, redundancy and redundancy payments, maternity and paternity legislation and more.
Designed for use with any casebook, the Fifth Edition has been expanded and updated, including such new topics as social media and the Affordable Care Act, along with expert coverage of anti-discrimination laws, wage and hour law, ERISA, privacy in employment, OSHA, workers' compensation, restrictive covenants, wrongful discharge, unemployment compensation, and pensions.
Principles of Employment Law, 5th Edition opens the world of work regulation to students and practitioners by offering astute explanations of key topics. Traversing issues such as identification employment relationships, the position of contractors and casual employees, duties of employment, enterprise agreements and awards, unfair dismissal and discrimination, the latest edition is the last word on work and law.
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph on the USA not only describes and analyses the legal aspects of labour relations, but also examines labour relations practices and developing trends. It provides a survey of the subject that is both usefully brief and sufficiently detailed to answer most questions likely to arise in any pertinent legal setting. Both individual and collective labour relations are covered in ample detail, with attention to such underlying and pervasive factors as employment contracts, suspension of the contracts, dismissal laws and covenant of non-competition, as well as international private law. The author describes all important details of the law governing hours and wages, benefits, intellectual property implications, trade union activity, employers’ associations, workers’ participation, collective bargaining, industrial disputes, and much more. Building on a clear overview of labour law and labour relations, the book offers practical guidance on which sound preliminary decisions may be based. It will find a ready readership among lawyers representing parties with interests in the USA, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative trends in laws affecting labour and labour relations.
This book will allow you to get a firm grasp of the relevant legislation so you’ll always be alert to its day-to-day impact on the employment relationship; and take practical steps to make sure your employee relationships and your business are not exposed to legal challenges. Step by step through the best-practice procedures that ensure full compliance with all relevant Hong Kong laws. Case studies and worked examples—dozens of them—clearly illuminate just about any difficulty likely to arise in any employment situation.
This new edition to the series will provide an up-to-date textbook covering a wide-range of employment and labour law issues which affect the Commonwealth Caribbean. Initially the book will embark on a comparative analysis of employment and labour law in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados, as a reference point for distinguishing the laws of other Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. The book will continue to examine how the law operates within the legal systems of the Caribbean, taking into account the umbilical link to British jurisprudence and the persuasive precedent of other Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the impact this has had on the growth and development of the area. Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law will be essential reading for students enrolled on Employment Law, Discrimination and Dismissal Law courses in the Caribbean.
This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they have questions about their obligations under federal employment laws.
This is a comprehensive textbook on Zimbabwean labour law. After detailing the history and purpose of the law, it offers a comprehensive review of contracts of employment, termination, the rights of organisation and association, and collective bargaining. Dispute settlement is discussed within the contexts of the right to strike, conciliation and arbitration, and the role of the courts in adjudication. State employment is treated separately, as it is governed by constitutional law as well as labour law. The book concludes with chapters covering aspects of social security in Zimbabwe, and a discussion on international labour law.
Employment Law, 2nd edition examines the relevant statutes, judicial decisions, executive orders, and administrative policies that shape the respective rights of managers and workers at the workplace. It goes well beyond simply stating what is legal and what is illegal, assuming that the student or professional needs to understand the principles underlying the law so that he or she can evaluate an organization's decisions against those principles. A practical but rigorous guide to US employment law, thoroughly updated for this second edition Includes wide use of case material and administrative regulation, including new cases illustrating the continued application of disparate treatment and disparate impact analysis, and more current examples of grooming Each chapter covers historical, social and economic factors giving rise to government intervention in employment relationship; evaluates relevant law policy; discusses of basic legal principles; and considers how law affects HR management Includes new material on gender and leave issues in employment; EEO classifications; employment of the handicapped; courts and affirmative-action; employer involvement in employee non-work activities; drug testing and the law; and inclusion of recent legal doctrine. Oriented both to students taking a course in employment law and to human resources professionals who need to deal daily with matters that have legal significance.