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Your Rights in the WorkPlace
     

Your Rights in the WorkPlace

by Barbara Kate Repa
 

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The most complete guide available to workplace laws, Your Rights in the Workplace is essential for every worker.
In plain English, the handbook covers your rights on the job, from hiring and getting paid through privacy and firing. Whether you have a question about a workplace problem, feel you're being treated unfairly or are trying to solve a workplace dispute,

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The most complete guide available to workplace laws, Your Rights in the Workplace is essential for every worker.
In plain English, the handbook covers your rights on the job, from hiring and getting paid through privacy and firing. Whether you have a question about a workplace problem, feel you're being treated unfairly or are trying to solve a workplace dispute, this book will tell you what your rights are and how to enforce them.
Learn everything you need to know about:
* illegal firings and layoffs
* challenging a job loss
* wages and hours, including overtime & leave
* privacy on your e-mail and voice mail
* family and medical leave
* on the job safety and health
* health insurance and retirement plans
* workplace testing
* sexual harassment
* sex, race and age discrimination
* discrimination against workers with disabilities
* unemployment, disability and workers' compensation insurance
The fifth edition of Your Rights in the Workplace has been completely updated to include the latest changes in state and federal law.

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."
World Report U.S. News &
"Offers both 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."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413301885
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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