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Employment Law

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780130896070

ISBN10:
0130896071
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

For courses in Employment Law, Labor Law, and Human Resource Management. Using cases and examples in every chapter, the second edition of Employment Law deals with this complex and controversial subject by making it easy to understand. The text is a simple approach to employment law, with a foundation of legal principles explained in the layperson's language. The principles, once learned, can be applied to understand the judges' opinions in the cases presented.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Foreword xvii
About the Author xviii
PART I EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AND PROCEDURE 1(152)
Employment Relationship
1(33)
Introduction
1(10)
Elements of an Employment Contract
11(1)
Proper Application of State Laws
11(1)
Types of Authority
12(1)
Duties of Employees and Independent Contractors
13(2)
Employer's Duties
15(3)
Breach of Contract
18(1)
Liability of Employees and Independent Contractors
19(1)
Liability of Employers
20(10)
Review Questions
30(3)
Web Sites
33(1)
Selection
34(25)
Introduction
34(1)
Discrimination in Selection
34(2)
Advertising and Recruiting
36(8)
Discrimination in Promotions
44(12)
Review Questions
56(2)
Web Sites
58(1)
Testing
59(35)
Introduction
59(1)
Aptitude Tests
60(2)
Residency Tests
62(2)
Honesty Tests
64(3)
Polygraph Test
67(5)
Drug Testing
72(20)
Review Questions
92(1)
Web Sites
93(1)
Privacy, Theft, and Whistle-blowing
94(33)
Introduction
94(1)
Privacy Act of 1974
95(1)
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act
95(1)
Electronic Communications Act
96(1)
Fair Credit Reporting Act
96(1)
Defamation
96(4)
Invasion of Privacy
100(5)
Interference with Business Relations
105(1)
Employee Theft
106(11)
Surveillance
117(1)
Security
117(1)
Office Searches
118(2)
Company Policy
120(1)
Whistle-blowing
120(5)
Review Questions
125(1)
Web Sites
126(1)
Termination
127(26)
Introduction
127(1)
Termination of Employment
128(8)
Model Employment Termination Act
136(1)
Contesting the Termination
136(2)
Retaliatory Discharge
138(13)
Review Questions
151(1)
Web Sites
152(1)
PART II EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION 153(304)
Civil Rights Act
153(25)
Introduction
153(5)
Disparate Treatment
158(3)
Disparate Impact
161(4)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
165(2)
Civil Rights Act of 1991
167(7)
Exemptions
174(2)
Review Questions
176(1)
Web Sites
177(1)
Affirmative Action
178(32)
Introduction
178(1)
History of Affirmative Action
179(2)
Title VII Violators
181(3)
Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972
184(2)
Affirmative Action Plan Guidelines for the Private Sector
186(1)
Reverse Discrimination
187(19)
Conclusion
206(2)
Review Questions
208(1)
Web Sites
209(1)
Racial Discrimination
210(25)
Introduction
210(14)
Racial Harassment
224(5)
Color Discrimination
229(1)
Reconstruction Act
229(1)
U.S. Constitution
230(3)
Review Questions
233(1)
Web Sites
234(1)
Sex Discrimination
235(32)
Introduction
235(15)
Sex Plus Discrimination
250(3)
Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)
253(1)
Equal Pay
254(5)
Comparable Worth
259(1)
Grooming
259(3)
Customer Preferences
262(2)
Review Questions
264(2)
Web Sites
266(1)
Sexual Harassment
267(49)
Introduction
267(14)
Quid Pro Quo
281(2)
Hostile Work Environment
283(23)
A Model Sexual Harassment Policy
306(6)
Review Questions
312(3)
Web Sites
315(1)
Family Leave and Pregnancy Discrimination
316(26)
Introduction
316(1)
Family Leave
317(9)
Pregnancy Discrimination
326(5)
Fetal Protection Policies
331(9)
Review Questions
340(1)
Web Sites
341(1)
Sexual Orientation
342(25)
Introduction
342(23)
Review Questions
365(1)
Web Sites
366(1)
Religious Discrimination
367(18)
Introduction
367(4)
Accommodating Religious Beliefs
371(3)
Bona Fide Occupational Qualification
374(7)
First Amendment Protection
381(2)
Review Questions
383(1)
Web Sites
384(1)
National Origin
385(22)
Introduction
385(13)
Immigration Reform and Control Act
398(6)
Review Questions
404(2)
Web Sites
406(1)
Age Discrimination
407(19)
Introduction
407(16)
Review Questions
423(2)
Web Sites
425(1)
Disability Discrimination
426(31)
Introduction
426(1)
Reasonable Accommodations
427(18)
AIDS Discrimination
445(6)
Workers with Contagious Diseases
451(1)
A Model for a Company Policy on AIDS
452(1)
The Future for Disabled Workers
453(1)
Review Questions
454(2)
Web Sites
456(1)
PART III EMPLOYMENT REGULATION 457(84)
Unions and Collective Bargaining Agreements
457(15)
Introduction
457(1)
Sherman Act
458(1)
Clayton Act
459(1)
Railway Labor Act
459(1)
Norris LaGuardia Act
459(1)
National Labor Relations Act
460(1)
Taft Hartley Act
460(1)
The Future for Unions
460(3)
Collective Bargaining
463(7)
Review Questions
470(1)
Web Sites
471(1)
Wage and Hour Regulation
472(13)
Introduction
472(1)
Fair Labor Standards Act
473(9)
Child Labor
482(1)
Review Questions
483(1)
Web Sites
484(1)
Occupational Safety and Health Act
485(18)
Introduction
485(1)
Administrative Agencies
486(1)
Secretary of Labor
486(1)
Permanent Standards
487(6)
Emergency Standards
493(3)
Partial and Permanent Disability
496(5)
Review Questions
501(1)
Web Sites
502(1)
Workers' Compensation
503(16)
Introduction
503(1)
Purpose
504(2)
Reporting a Claim
506(5)
Workers' Compensation Board
511(1)
False Representations
512(1)
Employer Defenses
512(5)
Review Questions
517(1)
Web Sites
518(1)
Employee Retirement Income Security Act
519(22)
Introduction
519(1)
Defined Benefit Plan
520(1)
Defined Contribution Plan
520(10)
Purpose
530(4)
Fiduciary Duties
534(4)
Inflation
538(1)
Tax Incentives
538(1)
Review Questions
539(1)
Web Sites
540(1)
Case Index 541(4)
Subject Index 545


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