The Employer s Legal Handbook

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324006
Release Date: 2017-05-10
Genre: Business & Economics

All the laws employers need to know! What do employers need to know about the law? Plenty! Employment laws change often. Staying on top of them is essential to running an efficient, fair workplace—and heading off expensive lawsuits. Use this comprehensive guide to find answers to workplace questions, quickly and easily. The Employer’s Legal Handbook covers all the employment law issues you need to know about, including the latest rules and best practices when it comes to: applications, interviews and hiring must-have personnel policies wage and hour laws employee discipline and performance reviews health care and other employee benefits employee taxes and payroll family and medical leave employee privacy illegal harassment and discrimination terminations, and downsizing and layoffs. The 13th edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including the effect of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision on employment matters.

Dealing With Problem Employees

Author: Amy Delpo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324426
Release Date: 2017-09-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Manage employee problems, legally and effectively Every workplace has occasional problems with employees. This book is packed with the legal and practical information you need to handle all kinds of issues—from small corrective actions to major problems that put your company at risk. It provides proven techniques—and immediate solutions. Find out how to quickly and legally: manage performance issues investigate problems and complaints help problem employees get back on track lay the groundwork for termination handle severances and references avoid discrimination and other types of lawsuits, and avoid hiring problem employees in the future. The 9th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in every state. It provides sample policies, forms, and checklists to help you at every step.

Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies

Author: Lisa Guerin
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323542
Release Date: 2017-01-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Worried that your company’s employees might post trade secrets on Facebook, send harassing email, or text while driving on company business? Advances in workplace technology bring big benefits in productivity and connectivity, but they come at the cost of legal exposure. To protect your company, you need to develop clear, specific technology policies--or update the ones you already have. Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies provides all the information, advice, and sample language you need to develop clear and effective rules for employee use of: cell phones, tablets, and other mobile devices social media, such as Twitter and Facebook email and Internet use company and personal blogs, and much more. Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies keeps your business safe, online and off. Packed with sample policies, practical advice, and real-world examples, the fifth edition covers the latest trends and legal issues, including new guidance from the National Labor Relations Board on employee use of email; continued attention to employers disciplining and firing employees for social media posts; and wearable tech (such as smart watches) in the workplace.

The Social Media Handbook

Author: Nancy Flynn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118206812
Release Date: 2012-01-18
Genre: Business & Economics

The Social Media Handbook is a comprehensive risk and compliance management toolkit that walks employers step-by-step through the process of developing and implementing effective social media policy and compliance management programs that are designed to minimize—and in some cases prevent—social networking and web 2.0 risks and other electronic disasters. Throughout this important resource Nancy Flynn (an internationally recognized expert on workplace social media) offers a guide to best practices for creating safe, effective, and compliant electronic business communications. The book contains a thorough review of the risks inherent in employees' social media use and content and explores how organizations can help manage behavior, mitigate risks, and maximize compliance through the implementation of strategic social media compliance management programs. These programs combine written policies, supported by comprehensive employee education and are enforced by proven-effective technology tools. Once these policies and programs are in place employers can safely take advantage of the marketing and communications benefits offered by social media. Covering a wealth of material, the book includes vital information on topics such as social media and the law; managing records and e-discovery compliantly; regulatory compliance; privacy and security; blog risks and compliance rules; mobile devices drive social media risks; a seven-step plan for social media policy and compliance management; conducting a social media audit; creating social media policies; content rules and compliance; policy compliance and education; reputation management; and more. In addition to addressing pertinent topics on risk management, the book contains cautionary, real-life social networking disaster stories that show how organizations can lose revenue and reputations, reveals how employees can lose jobs, and explains how individuals can face public humiliation. The Social Media Handbook is a hands-on guide written for human resource professionals, information technology managers, legal professionals, compliance officers, records managers, and others who need to manage today's technology tools with up-to-date employment rules.

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

Author: Lisa Guerin
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322743
Release Date: 2016-05-02
Genre: Business & Economics

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations will help any manager, supervisor, or Human Resources professional sort out workplace problems, quickly and effectively. Use this affordable, step-by-step guide to investigate, document, and resolve every kind of workplace problem, from discrimination and harassment to employee theft and workplace violence. Get the facts on: deciding whether to investigate choosing an investigator interviewing and gathering evidence evaluating the evidence documenting the investigation taking action and following up This thorough guide provides all of the forms, sample policies, checklists, and sample documentation that employers need to conduct a successful investigation that will stand up in court. This edition also incorporates the latest legal developments in employment law, including updated 50-state charts on common workplace issues, Supreme Court decisions on discrimination and harassment, and more. Plus, you’ll be able to download forms and listen to sample interviews and scenarios online.

Heikle Gespr che

Author: Kerry Patterson
Publisher: Linde Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783709402528
Release Date: 2012-08-17
Genre: Law

Der New-York-Times-Bestseller in der 2. Auflage Ob am Arbeitsplatz, in der Partnerschaft, der Familie oder im Freundeskreis, wir alle kommen hin und wieder in die Lage, heikle Dinge offen ansprechen zu müssen. Aber wer führt schon gern Gespräche, bei denen Meinungsverschiedenheiten, Einwände und Ärger vorprogrammiert sind? Viele Menschen schrecken davor zurück, weil sie nicht wissen, wie sie sich in solchen Situationen richtig verhalten sollen. Genau dabei hilft dieses Buch. Der Bestseller liefert praktische Tipps und Techniken und zeigt nun bereits in der zweiten, überarbeiteten Auflage, wie man schwierige Gespräche konstruktiv meistert und auch über unangenehme Themen gelassen diskutiert.

The Legal Handbook for Trainers Speakers and Consultants

Author: Patricia Stearns Eyres
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: UOM:39076001981336
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Business & Economics

Here’s the first practical, plain-English book targeted to minimize the legal exposure of trainers, speakers, and consultants. This easy-access resource gives you all the legal information and guidance you require to keep you, your company, and your clients out of court. Filled with sample contracts, checklists, and case studies, it helps you comply with all mandates on proper health and safety training... protect yourself from personal injury and negligence lawsuits..."bias-proof" training programs to avoid discrimination charges...avoid copyright infringement and safeguard your own work product...sidestep malpractice pitfalls whether clients do or do not take your advice ... honor all contract provisions and ensure your clients do as well...resolve conflicts of interest and other ethical dilemmas...create good documentation to "bomb-proof" yourself legally...minimize the disruption caused by unavoidable legal claims...and much more!

Nonprofit s Guide to Human Resources The

Author: Jan Masaoka
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413313758
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics

"Provides the legal information for those in charge of human resources at small to medium 501(c)(3) organizations. It explains how to identify, face and resolve daily legal issues related to hiring, compensation, letting employees go, dealing with volunteers, and communicating with employees"--Provided by publisher.