The Complete Guide to Human Resources and the Law / Edition 2

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This no-nonsense, straightforward professional reference should be on the desk of every single HR professional needing to place legal principles and development in context of the practical problems faced every day.

This hot-off-the-press 2003 edition is not only updated for changes in both law and business, but also provides the reader with more practical tips and checklists than every before! In addition, a careful reorganization now provides shorter, more easily managed chapters making the book easier to use than ever before.

The thorough updating reflects all recent major developments, as well as a nation at war, a recession, and a rugged stock market.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130448255
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2002
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 500

Table of Contents

Part 1: Pay Planning
1. Pay Planning
2. Tax Aspects of Pay Planning
3. Bonuses and Severance Pay Part 2: Pension Law
4. Basic Pension Concepts
5. Defined Benefit Plans
6. Defined Contribution and 401(k) Plans
7. Cash Balance Plans
8. Nonqualified Plans
9. Early Retirement and Retiree Health Benefits Part 3: Pension Plan Administration
10. Adopting and Administering a Plan
11. Communications with Employees and Regulators
12. Plan Distributions
13. Processing and Reviewing Claims and Appeals
14. Amending a Plan
15. Enforcement and Compliance Issues for Qualified Plans
16. Effect of Corporate Transitions on Pension and Benefit Plans
17. Plan Termination Part 4: Benefit Plans
18. Employee Group Health Plans
19. Health Insurance Continuation and Portability
20. Disability Plans
21. Insurance Fringe Benefits
22. Other Fringe Benefits Part 5: The HR Function
23. Hiring and Recruitment
24. Recordkeeping
25. Corporate Communications
26. Privacy Issues
27. The Role of the Computer IN HR
28. Work-Family Issues
29. Diversity in the Workplace Part 6: Employee Relations
30. Labor Law
31. Occupational Safety and Health
32. Unemployment Insurance
33. Worker s Compensation Part 7: Substantive Law Against Discrimination
34. Title VII
35. Sexual Harassment
36. Americans with Disabilities Act
37. Age Discrimination in Employment Act
38. The Family and Medical Leave Act Part 8: Procedure for Handling Discrimination Charges
39. Wrongful Termination and At-Will Employment
40. Arbitration and ADR
41. EEOC and State Enforcement of Antidiscrimination Laws
42. Discrimination Suits by Employees: Procedural Issues
43. Insurance Coverage for Claims Against the Employer
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