Labor and Employment Law / Edition 1

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Upon reading Employment Law, readers will have the knowledge they need to help their clients or employers steer clear of legal issues where employment law is concerned. This type of law is segmented into many specialties and this text manages to cover them all. Workers' compensation, federal employment laws, workplace torts, wage and hour issues and discrimination are just a few of the many areas discussed. To best illustrate the material, the text includes actual statutes, background information for historical reference, charts, graphs and online resources. This is a comprehensive presentation of a very important area of law. Benefits: Important statutes within the text makes them readily available to the student Historical material puts the legal issues in perspective Charts and graphs further illustrate the topics discussed References to online support make it convenient to obtain ancillary materials Each chapter includes review questions to assist in study of the material

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766835863
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/14/2003
  • Series: West Legal Studies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.96 (w) x 9.38 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Attorney at law; B.A. Ohio Universtiy; J.D. Case Western; admitted to Ohio Bar and U.S. District Court Bar, and 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Bar; formerly a hearing officer for the Ohio state office of EEOC and a predisciplinary hearing officer for the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Basics. Chapter 2: The Employment Relationship. Chapter 3: Employment at Will and its Exceptions. Chapter 4: Workplace Torts and Other Remedies. Chapter 5: Workers Compensation—System Basics. Chapter 6: Compensation. Chapter 7: Hearings and Appeal Process. Chapter 8: Fair Labor Standards Act. Chapter 9: Unemployment Compensation. Chapter 10: Collective Bargaining. Chapter 11: Discrimination—The Statutes. Chapter 12: The Analytical Framework. Chapter 13: Enforcement Proceedings. Chapter 14: Civil Service and Civil Rights in the Public Sector. Chapter 15: OSHA and Misc. Federal Statutes.

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