9780324594850

Employment Law For Human Resource Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324594850

  • ISBN10:

    0324594852

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/22/2009
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

As a future manager, you want to know what will be important to you in your upcoming career. David Walsh's Employment Law for Human Resource Practice explains the major issues and rules of employment law and what these mean for human resource practice in a way that makes sense for businesspeople. His approach, which follows the employment life cycle from the hiring process, to managing employees, to terminating employment, is clear and easy to understand. Always conscious of pointing out what will be important to you in the future, this book includes clippings of current news stories and events, hypothetical situations, and real cases to help you understand how the law applies to each stage of employment. Practical advice for what to do as a manager is conveniently summarized at the end of each chapter. Employment Law for Human Resource Practice gives you all you need to succeed in class and contribute in real world employment settings.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Employment Law
Overview of Employment Law
The Employment Relationship
Overview of Employment Discrimination
The Hiring Process
Recruitment, Applications, and Interviews
Background Checks, References, and Verifying Employment Eligibility
Employment Testing
Hiring and Promotion Decisions
Managing A Diverse Workforce
Affirmative Action
Harassment
Reasonably Accommodating Disability and Religion
Work-Life Conflicts and Other Diversity Issues
Pay , Benefits, Terms and Conditions of Employment
Wages, Hours, and Pay Equity
Benefits
Unions and Collective Bargaining
Occupational Safety and Health
Managing Performance
Performance Appraisals, Training, and Development
Privacy on the Job: Information, Monitoring and Investigations
Terminating Employment
Terminating Individual Employees
Downsizing and Post termination Issues
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