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 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.
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.
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.
Stewart's Guide to Employment Law is renowned for its succinct and accessible coverage of this complex area of the law. The author's unique expertise and experience make this a high-quality book with a clear and cohesive style. This is a highly regarded, dependable choice of book for anyone needing an introduction to employment law.Key Features of the New EditionThis new edition explains the various amendments made to the Fair Work Act under the Turnbull Government, in relation to matters such as enterprise bargaining, industrial action and the enforcement of employment entitlements.It highlights important changes to the regulation of workplace relations in the building and construction industry.Covers the many variations made by the Fair Work Commission in the course of its first (and last) four-yearly review of modern awards.Those variations include significant alterations to penalty rates in certain industries, as well as provisions on casual and part-time employment, payment of wages and the taking of annual leave.The text has been updated to incorporate other new case law since the last edition, including important decisions on the making and termination of enterprise agreements, adverse action and termination of employment.Reference is also made to various changes to State laws, particularly in Queensland, where the State industrial system was revamped in 2016.
Employment Law, now in its fifth edition, aims to be the ideal text for those seeking a succinct account of employment law and industrial relations law, whether to obtain an initial overview of the subject or for use as an accompaniment to employment law courses, particularly modular courses.
A practical guide to the law of unfair dismissal. This book, fully updated in 2018 as a fifth edition in two volumes, is for those who need to know their employment law rights and which remedies they can seek, either reinstatement, re-employment or financial compensation. This book is ideal for advice workers and trade unionists who advise others; for employers and managers who need a quick and easy-to-read source of employment law; for law students who need an overview of employment law; and for lawyers who need to locate quickly a particular case authority and the relevant law.
Employment Law 4e is the most complete and accessible introduction to the subject, suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds including HRM and business management. The expert author team combine a wealth of knowledge in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to ensure the reader has a firm understanding of legal principles, in both an academic and professional context. Case exhibits in every chapter illustrate employment law in action, whilst activities test the reader's understanding of the law and its application in the real-world. Together, they enable students to effectively develop their knowledge of current legislation and maximize their learning. In addition, a dedicated chapter on preparing and presenting a case gives the reader a unique opportunity to demonstrate their understanding using a fictional scenario, through which they can gain a greater insight into the challenges faced by those required to prepare and deliver a case before an employment tribunal. As a result, Employment Law 4e is an essential textbook for students seeking to develop their academic and professional skills, as well as foster their understanding of a subject that directly affects business managers and their employees. Online Resource Centre This book is supported by an integrated Online Resource Centre. For students: - Test your understanding and receive instant feedback with our range of multiple choice questions. - Source relevant and reliable further reading using our publications briefing resource. - Keep informed of changes to the law with our regular updates from the authors. For registered lecturers: - Access additional case studies and questions to support your teaching.
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 new edition of EU Employment Law provides a complete revision and update of the leading English language text in the field. The coverage in the new edition has been expanded with material on all the latest developments, incorporating the changes made by the Lisbon Treaty; the EU2020 strategy; the Charter of Fundamental Rights; the 'Article 19 Directives'; the Temporary Agency Work Directive; the revisions to the existing including the Directives on Parental Leave and European Works Council; and the new Social Security Regulations 883/2004. It also analyses the ever-expanding body of employment case law, including the momentous decisions in Viking, Laval, Rueffert, and Commission v Luxembourg. The book begins with an examination of the development of EU employment law focusing on the shift from employment law to employment policy. The text then studies rule-making in the field of employment law, considering both the traditional routes to legislation and governance techniques such as the Open Method of Coordination. The final chapters look closely at the substantive area of employment law, examining the free movement of persons, equal treatment, health and safety and working conditions, the restructuring of enterprises, worker participation, and collective action. Throughout, the book addresses the fundamental question as to the purpose of EU employment law: is it primarily economic, or social, or both?