The Employer s Legal Handbook

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323993
Release Date: 2017-05-29
Genre: Business & Economics

A comprehensive guide to the major legal issues facing employers, from hiring to firing (and everything in between). In Nolo’s plain-English style, this bestseller cuts through the legalese to provide all the information business owners and managers need to know to avoid legal problems and treat employees fairly.

The Employer s Legal Handbook

Author: Fred Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413304565
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

The entire spectrum of workplace issues is covered in a thoroughly revised edition of a legal manual that shows readers how to comply with the most recent regulations, run a safe and fair workplace, avoid lawsuits, and deal with such issues as employee benefits, disciplinary action, hiring and firing, taxes, and harassment and discrimination. Original.

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322811
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they have questions about their obligations under federal employment laws.

Hiring Your First Employee

Author: Fred S. Steingold Attorney
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315462
Release Date: 2008-05-27
Genre: Business & Economics

The only book that addresses the specific needs of anyone hiring an employee for the first time. Hiring anyone can be intimidating - but this is especially true if you're considering hiring your first employee. A new level of laws and regulations kick in, not to mention all the costs involved. Fortunately, Hiring Your First Employee provides a complete, easy-to-read overview of hiring an employee, as well as legal and practical advice at every step. Written by bestselling business author and attorney Fredrick Steingold, this tightly focused book will help you: figure out if it's the right to time to hire determine the salary or wage consider benefits to offer obtain an employee identification number write a job description find and screen applicants prepare the necessary paperwork maintain employee files deal with health and safety issues deposit payroll taxes deduct employment expenses troubleshoot employee problems Hiring Your First Employee provides 50-state legal summaries in plain English, sample forms and charts that compare the pros and cons when making decisions about hiring someone.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

Author: Lisa Guerin
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323986
Release Date: 2017-05-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Make—or update—your employee handbook today with this user-friendly guide! Every company should have an employee handbook to communicate with employees, manage workers effectively, ensure consistent treatment across the organization, and protect itself from lawsuits. But creating a handbook from scratch can be daunting—and hiring a lawyer to draft one can easily cost thousands of dollars. That where Create Your Own Employee Handbook can help. It provides everything managers or HR professionals need to create an effective handbook—or update an existing one—all in plain English. Inside, you’ll find up to date legal information, practical suggestions, and policy language on: wages and hours at-will employment time off discrimination and harassment email, social media, mobile devices, and other workplace technology drugs and alcohol complaints and investigations workplace privacy, and much more. The 8th edition is completely updated to include state law changes affecting employer policies, such as meal and rest breaks; minimum wage laws (including rules for restaurant servers and other employees who receive cash tips); smoking in the workplace; drug and alcohol testing; discrimination; jury duty; family and medical leave; and much more. The 8th edition also covers the latest rules and practices for workplace technology (including employee posts on personal or business social media sites and use of employee-owned smart phones for work).

Legal Guide for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324075
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.

Job Description Handbook The

Author: Margie Mader-Clark
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413318555
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers managers advice on crafting effective job descriptions that accurately detail a position's responsibilities and that keep legal troubles from developing, in a work that includes checklists, worksheets, resources, and samples.

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.

The Employee Performance Handbook

Author: Margiet Mader-Clark
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322453
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Everything you need to coach employees and get troubled performers back on track Confronting employees about poor performance is an ordeal dreaded by managers and HR pros everywhere. The possibility of emotional outbursts—and the specter of a lawsuit—leave many would-be disciplinarians at a loss. The Employee Performance Handbook is a complete how-to guide for employee discipline. Packed with practical and legal advice, this book offers smart strategies that will help you improve employee performance and avoid legal trouble. You’ll learn how to: identify problems early ondecide when discipline is necessarychoose the right response to a problemengage employees in improving performancecollaborate with employees to come up with solutionsfire employees when necessaryprotect against wrongful termination lawsuits With Downloadable Forms You can download sample policies, sample forms, checklists, skills-building exercises, and more, at nolo.com (details inside).

Dealing With Problem Employees

Author: Amy Delpo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321920
Release Date: 2015-09-28
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 those problems without getting into legal trouble. 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 fire employees if necessary handle severances and references avoid hiring problem employees in the future This new edition of Dealing With Problem Employees 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.

Employment Regulation in the Workplace

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Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765628923
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Human resource compliance in today's increasingly complex legal environment has become a critical component of all HR activities. This text will acquaint readers with the major federal statutes and regulations that control management and employment practices in the American workplace. It is designed as a tool for management and business professionals, and the material is presented from a pro-business perspective of protecting the employer's interests and reducing exposure to litigation through monitoring activities and viable employee policies. "Employment Regulation in the Workplace" includes many features that make it an effective learning tool. Each chapter opens with learning objectives and an example scenario, and contains numerous figures, boxes, and diagrams. Chapters conclude with listings of key terms, questions for discussion, and case exercises. The book also includes a comprehensive bibliography. It can be used for a wide variety of courses in Employee Relations and Employment Law at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. An online Instructor's Manual with test questions, chapter outlines, case notes, PPT presentations, and more is available to adopters.

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321876
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Business & Economics

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is a resource that every Human Resource manager, small business owner, or other general manager or supervisor should have. This book explains what workplace harassment and discrimination is, how it can be prevented, and how employers can comply with their legal obligations when responding to employee complaints. By using examples and answering frequently asked questions, The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination will help businesses of all sizes deal with the sensitive and difficult issues that arise with workplace harassment and discrimination.