9780324663662

Employment & Labor Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324663662

  • ISBN10:

    0324663668

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/10/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

This text provides an introduction to employment and labor law for the non-legal professional in human resource management and labor relations. The authors emphasize employment, labor relations, and social issues and legislation in the work environment as they cover federal and state laws governing employer/union and employee/employer relationships. In no other area of the law are non-lawyer professionals exposed to such legal regulation as are human resources directors and industrial relations specialists. EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW will help you develop the skills of legal reasoning and analysis that are vital for successful performance in such situations.

Table of Contents

Common-Law Employment Issues
Employment Contracts and Wrongful Discharge
Commonly Committed Workplace Torts
Equal Employment Opportunity
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Race Discrimination
Gender and Family Issues Legislation: Title VII and Other Legislation
Discrimination Based on Religion and National Origin
Procedures under Title VII
Discrimination Based on Age and Disability
Other EEO Legislation
Employment Law Issues
Occupational Safety and Health
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
The Fair Labor Standards Act
Employee Welfare Programs: Social Security, Workers' Compensation, and Unemployment Compensation
Labor Relations Law
The Development of American Labor Unions and the National Labor Relations Act
The National Labor Relations Board: Organization, Procedures, and Jurisdiction
The Unionization Process
Unfair Labor Practices by Employers and Unions
Collective Bargaining
Picketing and Strikes
The Enforcement and Administration of the Collective Agreement
The Rights of Union Members
Public Sector Labor Relations
Civil Rights Act of
Text of Title 42 USC Section
Extracts from the Age Discrimination Employment Act
Extracts from the Family and Medical Leave Act
Extracts from the Americans with Disabilities Act
Extracts from the Rehabilitation Act
Text of the National Labor Relations Act
Text of the Labor Management Relations Act
Text of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of
Glossary
List of Cases
Index
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