Employment Law: New Challenges in the Business Environment / Edition 1

Employment Law: New Challenges in the Business Environment / Edition 1

by John J. Moran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0134482506

ISBN-13: 9780134482507

Pub. Date: 12/09/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This new book focuses on an important part of the business environment. The book discusses the overall employment relationship and discrimination topics such as sex, race, age, gender, religion and AIDS. It discusses the regulatory aspects of employment. There are four to five cases per chapter. Numerous examples called "Employment Perspective" are placed

Overview

This new book focuses on an important part of the business environment. The book discusses the overall employment relationship and discrimination topics such as sex, race, age, gender, religion and AIDS. It discusses the regulatory aspects of employment. There are four to five cases per chapter. Numerous examples called "Employment Perspective" are placed throughout the chapters to give readers insights into the relationship between law and the business environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134482507
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/09/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
594
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Foreword xi
About the Author xiii
PART I Employment Relationship and Liability 1(54)
Employment Relationship
3(9)
Types of Authority
4(2)
Duties of Employees and Independent Contractors
6(2)
Employer's Duties
8(2)
Review Questions
10(2)
Employment Contract
12(24)
Elements of an Employment Contract
12(1)
Lawful Purpose
13(1)
Agreement
13(3)
Legal Capacity
16(1)
Promise to Perform
16(1)
Consideration
16(1)
Execution in Proper Form
17(2)
Validity of a Contract
19(1)
Contractual Rights and Duties
19(1)
Freedom to Contract
19(1)
Significance of a Written Contract
19(1)
Proper Application of State Laws
20(2)
Assignment
22(1)
Breach of Contract
23(1)
Remedies
24(4)
Contractual Defenses
28(4)
Impossibility
32(1)
Release
32(1)
Mistake
32(1)
Review Questions
33(3)
Employment Liability
36(19)
Liability of Employees and Independent Contractors
36(2)
Liability of Employers
38(12)
Liability of Third Parties
50(1)
Review Questions
51(4)
PART II Employment Procedure 55(104)
Selection
57(27)
Discrimination in Selection
57(16)
Discrimination in Promotions
73(9)
Review Questions
82(2)
Testing
84(23)
Aptitude Tests
84(2)
Residency Tests
86(2)
Honesty Tests
88(1)
Polygraph Test
88(7)
Drug Testing
95(8)
Review Questions
103(1)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
104(3)
Privacy, Theft, and Whistleblowing
107(25)
Privacy Act of 1974
107(1)
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act
108(1)
Electronic Communications Act
108(1)
Fair Credit Reporting Act
108(1)
Defamation
109(2)
Invasion of Privacy
111(1)
Interference with Business Relations
112(2)
Employee Theft
114(2)
Surveillance
116(1)
Security
117(2)
Company Policy
119(1)
Whistle-Blowing
119(7)
Review Questions
126(2)
A Selective Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America
128(1)
Whistleblower Protection Act
129(1)
Privacy Act of 1974
130(2)
Termination
132(27)
Termination of Employment
132(9)
Contesting the Termination
141(1)
Model Employment Termination Act
142(1)
Model Employment Termination Act
143(4)
Retaliatory Discharge
147(7)
Review Questions
154(2)
Model Employment Termination Act of 1991
156(3)
PART III Employment Discrimination 159(300)
Civil Rights Act
161(40)
Introduction
161(5)
Disparate Treatment
166(2)
Disparate Impact
168(3)
Retaliation
171(1)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
171(2)
Civil Rights Act of 1991
173(1)
Exemptions
174(1)
Advertising
175(1)
Conclusion
175(1)
Review Questions
176(2)
Civil Rights Act of 1964
178(18)
Civil Rights Act of 1991
196(2)
Glass Ceiling Act of 1991
198(3)
Affirmative Action
201(27)
Introduction
201(3)
Title VII Violators
204(4)
History of Affirmative Action
208(1)
Equal Employment Opportunity Act
208(2)
Affirmative Action Plan Guidelines for the Private Sector
210(1)
Reverse Discrimination
211(10)
Conclusion
221(1)
Review Questions
222(1)
Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (1978)
223(5)
Racial Discrimination
228(19)
Introduction
228(11)
Racial Harassment
239(2)
Color Discrimination
241(1)
Reconstruction Act
242(1)
U.S. Constitution
242(2)
Conclusion
244(1)
Review Questions
244(2)
Reconstruction Era Act of 1866
246(1)
Sex Discrimination
247(25)
Introduction
247(7)
Sex Plus Discrimination
254(6)
Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)
260(1)
Equal Pay
261(3)
Comparable Worth
264(1)
Grooming
265(2)
Customer Preferences
267(3)
Conclusion
270(1)
Review Questions
270(2)
Sexual Harassment
272(35)
Introduction
272(15)
Quid Pro Quo
287(4)
Hostile Work Environment
291(11)
A Model Sexual Harassment Policy
302(3)
Conclusion
305(1)
Review Questions
305(2)
Family Leave and Pregnancy Discrimination
307(30)
Family Leave
307(10)
Pregnancy Discrimination
317(4)
Fetal Protection Policies
321(11)
Review Questions
332(1)
Family and Medical Leave Act
333(4)
Sexual Orientation
337(18)
Introduction
337(16)
Conclusion
353(1)
Review Questions
353(2)
Religious Discrimination
355(19)
Introduction
355(1)
Accommodating Religious Beliefs
356(6)
Bona Fide Occupational Qualification
362(7)
First Amendment Protection
369(2)
Conclusion
371(1)
Review Questions
371(2)
First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America
373(1)
National Origin
374(20)
Immigration Reform and Control Act
380(9)
Conclusion
389(1)
Review Questions
390(1)
Immigration Reform and Control Act
391(3)
Age Discrimination
394(35)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
394(30)
Conclusion
424(1)
Review Questions
425(1)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
426(3)
Disability Discrimination
429(17)
Discriminating Against the Disabled
429(1)
Reasonable Accommodations
429(7)
The Future for Disabled Workers
436(1)
Conclusion
437(1)
Review Questions
437(2)
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
439(7)
AIDS Discrimination
446(13)
Workers with Contagious Diseases
446(9)
A Model for a Company Policy on AIDS
455(1)
Review Questions
456(2)
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
458(1)
PART IV Employment Regulation 459(126)
Labor Law
461(23)
History
461(1)
Unions
462(2)
National Labor Relations Act
464(3)
Sherman Act
467(1)
Railway Labor Act
468(1)
Norris LaGuardia Act
468(1)
The Future for Unions
468(10)
Review Questions
478(1)
Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914
479(1)
Norris LaGuardia Act
480(3)
Sherman Antitrust Act
483(1)
Collective Bargaining
484(17)
Introduction
484(12)
Review Questions
496(1)
National Labor Relations Act of 1935
497(4)
Wage and Hour Regulation
501(15)
Fair Labor Standards Act
501(10)
Child Labor
511(1)
Review Questions
512(2)
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
514(2)
Occupational Safety and Health Act
516(20)
Introduction
516(1)
Administrative Agencies
516(1)
Secretary of Labor
517(1)
Permanent Standards
517(2)
Emergency Standards
519(3)
Partial and Permanent Disability
522(10)
Review Questions
532(2)
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
534(2)
Workers' Compensation
536(22)
Purpose
536(1)
Reporting a Claim
536(4)
Origination of Workers' Compensation
540(1)
Workers' Compensation Board
541(1)
False Representations
542(1)
Employee Defenses
542(14)
Review Questions
556(2)
Employment Retirement Income Security Act
558(27)
Introduction
558(1)
Defined Benefit Plan
558(1)
Defined Contribution Plan
558(7)
Purpose
565(4)
Fiduciary Duties
569(3)
Inflation
572(8)
Tax Incentives
580(1)
Review Questions
580(1)
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
581(4)
Case Index 585(3)
Subject Index 588

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