Fair, Square & Legal: Safe Hiring, Managing & Firing Practices to Keep You & Your Company Out of Court / Edition 4

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Overview

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 a wide 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."

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Editorial Reviews

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Midwest Engineer: "With employees’ growing awareness of their legal rights and lawsuits against companies increasing at an alarming rate, managers need a useful handbook like Fair, Square & Legal at hand to know how to follow the rules. This is an easy-to-use reference manual that belongs on every manager’s desk."
Midwest Engineer
"With employees’ growing awareness of their legal rights and lawsuits against companies increasing at an alarming rate, managers need a useful handbook like Fair, Square & Legal at hand to know how to follow the rules. This is an easy-to-use reference manual that belongs on every manager’s desk."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814408131
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication date: 4/23/2004
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,426,913
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald H. Weiss (St. Louis, MO) is president of Self-Management Communications, Inc. and has been a training and development executive and consultant for more than 30 years. He is the author of the first three editions of Fair, Square & Legal and Why Didn’t I Say That?

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Table of Contents

"Preface to the Fourth Edition

Introduction

I Safe Hiring Practices

1 Safe Recruiting Practices

2 Safe Interviewing Practices

3 Safe Employment Decisions

4 Preventing Sex Discrimination in Hiring

5 Preventing Negligent Hiring

II Safe Management Practices

6 Safe Evaluations and Promotions

7 Safe Management, the Right to Privacy, and Defamation

8 Safe Management of Family and Medical Leave

9 Preventing Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment on the Job

10 Mismanaging People with Disabilities

11 Employee Action Rights and Labor Laws

12 The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301-4333)

III Safe Firing Practices

13 Safe Discipline and Firing Practices

14 Public Policy

15 Managing a Reduction in Force

16 Safe Management of Older Employees

Appendix What Civil Rights and Other Personal Protection Laws Say

Index"

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