Your Rights in the Workplace
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Your Rights in the Workplace

by Barbara Kate Repa
     
 

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An easy-to-read guide to the laws that protect you in the workplace!

Your Rights in the Workplace is the most complete guide to workplace laws ever published -- it's essential to any one who is an employees.

In plain English, Your Rights in the Workplace covers everything from hiring and getting paid through privacy and firing. Get the facts on

Overview

An easy-to-read guide to the laws that protect you in the workplace!

Your Rights in the Workplace is the most complete guide to workplace laws ever published -- it's essential to any one who is an employees.

In plain English, Your Rights in the Workplace covers everything from hiring and getting paid through privacy and firing. Get the facts on:

  • illegal firings and layoffs
  • challenging a job loss
  • wages and hours
  • privacy on your email and voice mail
  • family and medical leave
  • on-the-job safety and health
  • health insurance and retirement plans
  • workplace testing
  • sexual harassment
  • discrimination
  • unemployment, disability and workers' compensation insurance

    The 8th edition is completely updated to provide the latest legislation and case law that affects employees.

  • Editorial Reviews

    BusinessWeek
    "Helps you decide whether to see a lawyer if you think you've been fired without cause, faced discrimination or harassment, or otherwise been treated unfairly."
    Detroit News
    "An easy-to-use guide of employee legal rights, suggested strategies and resources."
    New York Daily News
    This book is a great resource on workers' rights, covering everything from affirmative action to wrongful demotion.
    — Bob Rosner
    Parenting
    A handy compendium of employee legal rights, suggested strategies, resources and other nuts and bolts information... an invaluable reference for every employee.
    U.S. News & World Report
    Offers both a general and state-by-state guidance on how ... employees can protect themselves against illegal staff cuts and make the most of compensation programs if let go.
    Women in Business
    This easy-to-use guide gives you practical advice on every aspect of work life... an important tool for anyone in the business world.
    American Reference Books Annual
    Labor law is by its nature a complex subject.... this comprehensive guide helps make it less so by providing comprehensive information on all aspects of employees' workplace rights.
    Bob Rosner
    This book is a great resource on workers’ rights, covering everything from affirmative action to wrongful demotion.
    New York Daily News
    Syndicated Columnist Bob Rosner New York Daily News
    This book is a great resource on workers’ rights, covering everything from affirmative action to wrongful demotion.
    Business Week
    "...can help you decide whether to see a lawyer if you think you've been fired without cause, faced discrimination or harassment, or otherwise been treated unfairly."

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781413306439
    Publisher:
    NOLO
    Publication date:
    08/27/2007
    Edition description:
    REV
    Pages:
    544
    Product dimensions:
    7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

    Meet the Author

    Barbara Kate Repa is an attorney and expert on employment rights. She has been a guest on national radio and television including The Today Show, ABC News, NPR, CNBC, Court TV, KFI and KGO radio and has been quoted in a number of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today and more. Author of Avoid Employee Lawsuits, Your Rights in the Workplace and Sexual Harassment on the Job, Ms. Repa is an author and editor at Nolo.com. She has 20 years of experience working as a legal journalist covering workplace issues, and more recently, as a consultant on workplace discrimination. She currently lives in San Francisco.

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