Employment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Robert Covington
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634607636
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This Nutshell provides an overview of individual employee rights and responsibilities. It addresses a number of areas, including establishing and ending the employment relationship, protection of employee privacy and reputation, discrimination, regulation of wages and hours, employee physical safety, fringe benefits, and employee duties of loyalty. This edition includes a substantially revised treatment of discrimination law, expanded discussion of employment-based health care, and takes into account a number of recent Supreme Court decisions and the use of executive orders. It further addresses how employment law directly impacts the modern economy, discussing how this area of the law effects on-demand workers in the technology sector.

Federal Law of Employment Discrimination in a Nutshell

Author: Mack A. Player
Publisher: West Group
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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The Core of Employment Discrimination Law: The Basis of Liability; Protected Classes and Application of Basic Concepts; Compensation Discrimination; Environmental Discrimination and Work Place Rules; Remedies; Enforcement Procedures.

Labor and Employment Arbitration in a Nutshell

Author: Dennis Nolan
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634602860
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Labor and employment arbitration law simplified. Authoritative coverage provides a description of the origin, development, and practice of labor and employment arbitration. Text focuses on the fundamentals of the labor and employment arbitration process and explores the major arbitration law issues, their importance, and the conflicting opinions on them.

Labor Law in a Nutshell

Author: Douglas L. Leslie
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314184429
Format: PDF, ePub
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Leslie's Labor Law reviews the early regulations set up to guide employee-employer relations and provides a snapshot for the structure and procedure of the modern-day National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Expert commentary offers insight into the primary legal issues such as picketing, employer responses, and the duty to bargain.

Principles of Employment Law

Author: Ann C. Hodges
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314168771
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of employment law and is a useful supplement to any employment law casebook. The book is divided into six chapters. Chapter 1 examines who is an employee and who is an employer. Chapter 2 analyzes the employment-at-will doctrine and job security claims. Chapter 3 focuses on privacy, autonomy and dignity. Chapter 4 analyzes claims that employers may have against employees. Chapter 5 discusses employment terms and benefits that are directly mandated by law, like minimum wage, or strongly encouraged or regulated by law, such as pensions. Finally, Chapter 6 examines workplace health and safety.

Insurance Law in a Nutshell

Author: John F. Dobbyn
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634599191
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Insurance Law in a Nutshell is a clear, concise and comprehensive discussion of the fundamentals of insurance law. It covers various lines of insurance such as Auto, Commercial General Liability, Health, Life, and Property. It also covers topics such as bad faith, claims submission/handling, duty to defend and settle, insurable interest, insurer defenses, loss valuation, regulation of insurers, reinsurance, risk transfer, subrogation, surety bonds, and waiver and estoppel. This new edition also has new sections that cover the rules of insurance policy interpretation; other lines of liability insurance such Cyber, Directors and Officers Liability (D&O), Errors and Omissions (E&O or Professional Liability), Employers Liability (EPL), Environmental Impairment (EIL), Flood, and Terrorism; the key issues of "trigger," "number of occurrences" and "allocation" in long-tail liability claims; "personal or advertising" liability coverage; the "business risk" and "owned property" exclusions; the "duty of utmost good faith" and the "follow the fortunes" doctrine under reinsurance treaties; guaranty funds; and "surplus line" insurers.

Employee Benefit Plans in a Nutshell

Author: Jay Conison
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314150837
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This authoritative coverage provides the background needed to acquire a thorough understanding of employee benefits law. Text covers plan finance and taxation; economic aspects; regulations; ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) legislative background; vesting; participation, accrual, and non-interference; distribution; employee securities; employee stock ownership plans; preemption; nondiscrimination; and plan termination.

Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell

Author: John S. Lowe
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780314289582
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text provides authoritative coverage of the legal rules that govern the development of privately owned mineral rights in the United States, which often also apply to government-owned resources. It covers topics such as the nature, protection, and conveyance of oil and gas rights, leasing, and taxation. The 6th edition tracks recent developments in the law and expands Appalachian coverage.

Copyright Law in a Nutshell

Author: Mary LaFrance
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634603041
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This product offers a compact yet comprehensive and up-to-date overview of U.S. copyright law in an uncluttered and readable format. Coverage ranges from the fundamental concepts of originality, authorship, and infringement to the highly technical rules governing digital phonorecord deliveries and digital public performance rights in sound recordings, the safe harbor provisions that limit the liability of Internet service providers, and the anti-circumvention and copyright management information provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The evolving doctrines of fair use and contributory liability are also given thorough attention.