Dealing with Problem Employees: A Legal Guide / Edition 2

Dealing with Problem Employees: A Legal Guide / Edition 2

by Amy DelPo, Lisa Guerin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0873379683

ISBN-13: 9780873379687

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: NOLO

About the AUthor

Attorney Amy DelPo brings more than six years of criminal and civil litigation experience to her work at Nolo, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. Before coming to Nolo in January 2000, Ms. 

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About the AUthor

Attorney Amy DelPo brings more than six years of criminal and civil litigation experience to her work at Nolo, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. Before coming to Nolo in January 2000, Ms.  DelPo specialized in employment law, handling a wide variety of disputes between employers and employees, incluging sexual harassment, discrimination and wage-and-hour issues. Her real-world experience enriches her work at Nolo, where she writes and edits numerous employment law titles, including Dealing with Problem Employees (co-author), The Employer’s Legal Handbook (editor) and Your Rights in the Workplace (editor). Ms. DelPo received her law degree with Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

During her years as a law student at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, Lisa worked for Nolo as a research and editorial assistant. After a stint as a staff attorney at the U.S.  Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lisa worked primarily in the field of employment law, in both government and private practice. Lisa recently rejoined the staff at Nolo, where she is the co-author of Nolo’s Pocket Guide to California Law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873379687
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
554
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

 Introduction

1.   What’s Your Problem?

2.   Employment Law Basics

3.   Performance Evaluations

4.   Progressive Discipline

5.   Complaints and Investigations

6.   Making the Decision to Fire

7.   Planning For The Aftermath

8.   Severance and Releases

9.   How to Fire

10.  Looking Forward

11.  Hiring a Lawyer

Appendix

·         Federal Agencies Enforcing Workplace Laws

·         Federal Fair Employment Laws

·         State Laws Prohibiting Discrimination in Private Employment

·         State Agencies that Enforce Laws Prohibiting Discrimination in Employment

·         State Labor Departments

·         State Departments of Insurance

·         State OSHA Laws

·         State OSHA Offices

Index

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