Your Rights in the Workplace

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: illegal

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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: 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 9th edition covers all the latest legal developments, including changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act and new rules on COBRA continuation of health insurance. It also contains updated 50-state legal information. (20070601)

Editorial Reviews

Detroit News
An easy-to-use guide of employee legal rights, suggested strategies and resources.
Bob Rosner
This book is a great resource on workers’ rights, covering everything from affirmative action to wrongful demotion.
New York Daily News
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.
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."
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."
New York Daily News
This book is a great resource on workers' rights, covering everything from affirmative action to wrongful demotion.
— Bob Rosner
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413312102
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
07/07/2010
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 7.16(h) x 1.18(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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