Employment Law

Author: Lori B. Rassas
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454883235
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Employment Law: A Guide to Hiring, Managing, and Firing for Employers and Employees, Third Edition is a practical text for undergraduate, graduate, and paralegal employment law and Human Resources courses. It provides a general overview of employment law and HR issues as it relates to workplace issues, including day-to-day hiring, managing and firing practices. Written in an engaging and informative style, the text comprehensively covers a wide range of topics, including workplace discrimination; candidate recruitment, interviewing, employer-employee and employer-independent contractor relationships, performance management, terminations and layoffs, and employee compensation. This new edition offers a number of updates, including revised information on the treatment of interns and volunteers under the Fair Labor Standards Act, updated Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance and statistical data, expanded information related to the use of personally-owned and company-owed technological devices, and comprehensive information about the limitations on the rights of employers to regulate their employees’ use of social media. Also included is a comprehensive teacher’s manual that includes sample syllabi for varying course-lengths, detailed responses to the end-of-chapter discussion questions, matching worksheets, and a test bank that includes hundreds of multiple choice and true-false questions

Hiring Your First Employee

Author: Fred S. Steingold Attorney
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413315461
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The only book that addresses the specific needs of anyone hiring an employee for the first time. Hiring anyone can be intimidating - but this is especially true if you're considering hiring your first employee. A new level of laws and regulations kick in, not to mention all the costs involved. Fortunately, Hiring Your First Employee provides a complete, easy-to-read overview of hiring an employee, as well as legal and practical advice at every step. Written by bestselling business author and attorney Fredrick Steingold, this tightly focused book will help you: figure out if it's the right to time to hire determine the salary or wage consider benefits to offer obtain an employee identification number write a job description find and screen applicants prepare the necessary paperwork maintain employee files deal with health and safety issues deposit payroll taxes deduct employment expenses troubleshoot employee problems Hiring Your First Employee provides 50-state legal summaries in plain English, sample forms and charts that compare the pros and cons when making decisions about hiring someone.

The Employer s Legal Handbook

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323995
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive guide to the major legal issues facing employers, from hiring to firing (and everything in between). In Nolo’s plain-English style, this bestseller cuts through the legalese to provide all the information business owners and managers need to know to avoid legal problems and treat employees fairly.

You Could be Fired for Reading this Book

Author: Glenn Solomon
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781576752555
Format: PDF
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A lawyer who has written for the Christian Science Monitor discusses employee rights vis-a-vis their employers, focusing on how to protect job security and challenge wrongful termination in court, among other important legal issues. Original.

Firing at Will

Author: Jay Shepherd
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430237392
Format: PDF, ePub
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Firing at Will shows managers and employers how to do the most difficult part of their jobs: firing employees. Written by a leading employment lawyer in a refreshingly unlawyerly style, this guide takes the reader through the always-risky process of letting an employee go. Many employers and managers are afraid to pull the trigger when the employment relationship has broken down, and will postpone the decision by using progressive discipline and performance-improvement plans. However, an employer must be able to unload employees who threaten to undermine the company and its prospects, regardless of the risks involved in a termination. This book explains how to do it, how not to do it, and how to minimize the danger of an expensive employee lawsuit. No one said being an employer or a manager was easy. Fortunately, knowing how to fire employees will make your job much, much easier in the long run and save you heartache. Firing at Will teaches you what you need to know, without any legalese or boring recitations of statutes and case law. This book is filled with plain-English common sense, based on Jay Shepherd's 17 years of protecting employers in court. The style is conversational and often irreverent, but the lessons and tips are battle-tested. If you want to be a successful manager or employer—and sleep easier—you need to know how to fire at will. Gives employers and managers real-world advice on how to fire employees Teaches how to keep your company—and yourself—out of expensive employee lawsuits Guides you toward building a workplace where you'll need to fire fewer employees

Hiring Firing The Brian Tracy Success Library

Author: Brian Tracy
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814437524
Format: PDF
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Hiring and firing are hard to get right—and potentially costly to get wrong. Two of the most crucial tasks you face as a manager, they are vital to both the success of the enterprise...and your own career. No need to worry. This handy guide breaks down the simple but powerful strategies you can use to bring better employees on board...and weed out the weaker ones. Featuring techniques that business expert Brian Tracy has identified as the most effective and that he himself employs, Hiring & Firing reveals how you can: Write appealing and accurate job descriptions Find suitable candidates Use the Law of Three when interviewing Ask the right questions Probe past performance Listen for the questions that indicate interviewees are qualified and serious Dig deep when checking references Negotiate salary Start new employees off strong Provide clear direction and regular feedback Document performance problems De-hire gracefully Create an appropriate severance package And more Hiring and firing are key to improving your team and reaching your goals. This indispensable little book helps you eliminate the guesswork and make the best decisions for your business.

Fair Square Legal

Author: Donald H. Weiss
Publisher: Amacom Books
ISBN: 9780814408131
Format: PDF, ePub
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Fair, Square & Legal has long been the essential resource for organizations seeking to stay within the law and avoid violating the rights of their employees. This new, extensively updated edition reflects the latest regulations and court decisions, while retaining all the indispensable information readers have depended on for more than a decade. Readers will find information on awide variety of legal issues including: * recruitment and hiring * sexual harassment * violation of privacy * evaluations and promotions * affirmative action issues * discipline and firing The book covers the latest discrimination and EEOC guidelines, employee verification, and technology issues. It also updates topics including management best practices and recruitment. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Fair, Square & Legal is still the very best guide to keeping an organization out of hot water. "

The Manager s Guide to HR

Author: Max Muller
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814433030
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Managing people is a tricky business-and managers and small business owners need a clear understanding of the essentials of human resources to survive. The original edition of The Manager's Guide to HR provided readers with a plain-English introduction to the regulations, rights, and responsibilities related to hiring and firing, benefits, compensation, documentation, performance evaluations, training, and more. But much has changed since then. Extensively revised, the second edition covers all the key areas and brings readers up to speed on current developments in employment law, including: * How social media is changing the recruitment landscape * Shifting labor standards regarding compensation and benefits * The National Labor Relations Board's stance on work-related employee speech on social media * The Employee Retirement Income Security Act * New record-keeping requirements * Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act * And more Featuring step-by-step guidance on everything from COBRA compliance to privacy issues, this trusted resource is now-once again-the most up to date.

Hiring and Firing

Author: Frances Kulka Browne
Publisher: Law Journal Seminars Press
ISBN: 9781588521590
Format: PDF, ePub
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This timely, comprehensive guide helps you minimize risk at every stage, from advertising a job opening and screening applicants through termination and exit procedures.