GÇuDonna BallmanGÇÖs book is like having an employment attorney on call to guide workers through every stage of employment, from the job interview onward. It's exactly what employees need.GÇ
GÇöAlison Green, editor of Ask A Manager blog and career columnist for U.S. News and World Report
Hate your job? Ready to quit?
Facing a layoff before you even have a chance to quit?
Is your boss is a flaming jerk? Think you might have a lawsuit?
If any of these scenarios apply to you, you are facing a crucial career moment. Mistakes and misinformation will cost you dearly.
In Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired, celebrated attorney Donna Ballman provides winning answers to these and many more tough questions, such as:
I think theyGÇÖre getting ready to lay me off. What can I do?
My boss is creating a hostile environment. Can I sue?
What does it mean if I sign a paper saying IGÇÖm an independent contractor and not an employee?
Am I exempt from overtime?
Whether youGÇÖre a recent college grad or an almost-retiree, newly employed or laid off after 20 years; gay or married with kids; janitor or CEOGÇStand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired will give you the specific and relevant advice you need to face any career-threatening situationGÇand come out ahead.
Of course, you could just say, GÇuScrew you guys. IGÇÖm going home!GÇ