Employment and Labor Law

Author: Patrick J. Cihon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305580015
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Readers who are majoring in business or another non-legal professions will find EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW, 9E offers the ideal comprehensive introduction to employment and labor relations. This book uses excerpts from real law cases to illustrate how labor-related disputes arise and are resolved in the courts. Eye-opening features, such as The Working Law and Ethical Dilemmas, demonstrate how labor legislation and ethical decision-making impact employees at all levels -- from hourly workers to owners. Readers review the most up-to-date information on the NLRB and EEOC, the Fair Labor Standards Act, President Obama’s executive orders regarding undocumented immigrants and LGBT rights, Obamacare, the Defense of Marriage Act, and other employee-benefits developments. This edition also addresses relevant issues, such as FLSA and NLRB rights for unpaid interns, teaching assistants, and student-athletes. No other book combines such balanced coverage with a reader-friendly approach. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Labor and Employment Law Text Cases

Author: David Twomey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133188285
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Business & Economics

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW: TEXT & CASES, 15TH EDITION, written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, offers comprehensive and objective coverage of labor and employment law topics that challenge students to develop critical thinking skills through case analysis. In-depth chapters explore labor law topics, focusing primarily on the National Labor Relations Act, and are updated to include coverage of court systems and the role of administrative agencies in policymaking. In addition, a thorough understanding of employment law topics is provided through chapters on discrimination law, occupational safety and health issues, employee privacy and more. Also included in this edition are issues of violence in the workplace and the implications of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. No other text in this market can claim the prestige of authorship and timely coverage of topics so important to students in their business careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Employment Law for Human Resource Practice

Author: David Walsh
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111972196
Release Date: 2012-02-23
Genre: Business & Economics

This text addresses human resource practices associated with each stage of the employment process--from hiring, to managing, to firing--and emphasizes the application of legal concepts to future business situations. Various features throughout the text offer students opportunities to develop issue spotting, critical thinking, and legal reasoning skills that will be integral in their future careers as human resource managers. EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICE, 4TH EDITION empowers students to understand the difference between what is legal and what is not, see and avoid potential problems, and know when to turn to a lawyer. While continuing its coverage of all the most important employment law topics, this edition has been updated to include extended coverage of a number of areas reflecting recent legislation, the issuance of new regulations, and recent case law. Some of these topics include: class action lawsuits, use of independent contractors, human trafficking, and the use of credit histories and criminal backgrounds when hiring. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Module 3 Managing Conflict and Workplace Relationships

Author: James O'Rourke
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780324584196
Release Date: 2008-04-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Creative conflict, along with harmony and synchronicity in the workplace, are issues that are commonly avoided, simply because they're misunderstood, or because no one knew what to say. MANAGING CONFLICT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS, Second Edition, uses an approach that involves far more than dispute resolution or figuring out how limited resources can be distributed equitably among people who think they all deserve more. This module shows readers how to manage their own emotions, as well as those of others. MANAGING CONFLICT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS, Second Edition, helps readers understand conflict and clearly illustrates how to deal with it. This book can be bundled or customized with any of the O'Rourke Modules or with any of our best-selling Business Communication books. Cases and solutions will be posted online. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Strategic Interviewing

Author: Richaurd Camp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787959898
Release Date: 2002-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Interviewing is one of the most effective ways to identify and attract employees who will be successful enough to stay. But few managers are adept at the skill. This book helps eliminate expensive errors of judgment by presenting readers with a set of behaviorally based interviewing strategies. Written by the faculty of the prestigious University of Michigan Executive Education Center--and based on one of their most popular courses--its seven-step "Strategic Interviewing Approach" helps interviewers define the competencies candidates need to possess and make hiring decisions based on accurate predictions of the candidates' performance.

Your Rights in the Workplace

Author: Barbara Kate Repa
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413319095
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The most complete handbook on workplace laws ever published -- a must-have for every employee. Your Rights in the Workplace covers everything from rules for hiring and getting paid through losing a job and unemployment benefits -- all in plain English. 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 This edition is completely updated to provide the latest legislation and case law that affects employees in all 50 states, including changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), new rules on COBRA continuation of health insurance, and the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). This book also addresses HIV/AIDS, privacy rights and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Labor and Employment Law Text and Cases

Author: David P. Twomey
Publisher: Thomson South-Western
ISBN: PSU:000033718958
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Labor laws and legislation

Written by a nationally known White House labor mediator, this tenth edition of Labor and Employment Law continues to present a comprehensive treatment of employment and labor law. No other text in this market can claim the prestige of authorship along with timely and high quality coverage of topics so important to students in their business careers.

Human Resource Management

Author: Jonathan Crawshaw
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526412706
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

A comprehensive introduction to HRM for students who are new to the field, but who will be seeking employment in a global market, working with diverse colleagues and across international borders. Broken down into three parts covering Strategic Issues in HRM, HRM in Practice and HRM in Context, and weaving international and cross-cultural perspectives throughout, the text explores the ever-changing world of human resource management. The various theories, practices and debates that populate this field are examined, and the challenges and controversies that arise when theory meets practice are explored. The international dimension in all its aspects including cross-cultural working, diversity, equality and international business have been considered throughout. Practical learning features have been included to help students develop skills they can apply to their course and in graduate employment. In the new edition, the authors have further explored the international context for HRM, not just for multinational corporations but also for small businesses and not-for-profit organizations, with added analysis on the importance of recognizing that effective functioning of organizations is not simply measured by financial performance, but also by taking into account the broader social, economic and political contexts. International case studies covering emerging economies and specific ethical issues are included with each chapter containing two case studies - one short case mid-chapter and a longer end-of-chapter case, each of which has a set of accompanying questions for students to explore individually or in groups to broaden their learning. The book is supported by a SAGE Edge site, featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including SAGE journal articles, PowerPoint slides, web and video links, interactive multiple choice questions, chapter specific podcasts and an instructor’s manual. Suitable for undergraduates and post-graduate students looking for a strategic and international perspective of HRM.

Consuming Work

Author: Yasemin Besen-Cassino
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 1439909482
Release Date: 2014-02-21
Genre: Social Science

Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students’ consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work, Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work for social reasons, not monetary gain. Most are affluent, suburban, white youth employed in part-time jobs at places like the Coffee Bean so they can be associated with a cool brand, hangout with their friends, and get discounts. Consuming Work offers a fascinating picture of youth at work and how jobs are marketed to these students. Besen-Cassino also shows how the roots of gender and class inequality in the labor force have their beginnings in this critical labor sector. Exploring the social meaning of youth at work, and providing critical insights into labor and the youth workforce, Consuming Work contributes a deeper understanding of the changing nature of American labor.

Feminist Jurisprudence

Author: Cynthia Bowman
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1683283058
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Feminist jurisprudence

This coursebook introduces students to feminist jurisprudence. The first three chapters develop the historical range of feminist theories. Subsequent chapters examine topics such as violence, reproduction, intimate relationships, children, employment, and education. Extensive readings, cases, and text notes encourage detailed, rigorous analysis and critical thinking.

Employment Law for Business

Author: Dawn Bennett-Alexander
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077650551
Release Date: 2014-12-26
Genre: Business & Economics

Bennett-Alexander and Hartman's Employment Law for Business, addresses law and employment decisions from a managerial perspective. It is intended to instruct students on how to manage effectively and efficiently with full comprehension of the legal ramifications of their decisions. Students are shown how to analyze employment law facts using concrete examples of management-related legal dilemmas that do not present clear-cut solutions. The methods of arriving at resolutions are emphasized, so that when the facts of the workplace problem are not quite the same, the student can still reach a good decision based on the legal considerations required by law, which remain relevant.

Anderson s Business Law and the Legal Environment Comprehensive Volume

Author: David P. Twomey
Publisher: Nelson Education
ISBN: 9781305575080
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Business & Economics

Prepare to ace your business law course as the #1 summarized case business law text on the market today helps you grasp key legal concepts and principles. ANDERSON'S BUSINESS LAW & THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT - COMPREHENSIVE EDITION, 23E reinforces your understanding through applications and examples of real-world dilemmas, issues, and problems. You'll also find invaluable information and resources to assist you in studying for the CPA exam. Current, comprehensive, easy-to-understand and fascinating to read, ANDERSON'S BUSINESS LAW & THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT helps you prepare you for class with all of the in-text and online resources you need to succeed in your business law course.

Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

Author: Martha Albertson Fineman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781315518565
Release Date: 2017-07-06
Genre: Business & Economics

This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although differently so. It demonstrates how in responding to those complementary institutional relationships of employer and employee the state unequally and inequitably favors employers over employees. Several chapters included in this collection also consider how the state shapes, creates and maintains through law the social identities of employer and employee and how that legal regime operates as the allocation of power and privilege. This unique and fundamental role of the state in defining the employment relationship profoundly affects the respective abilities and degree of resiliency of actual employers and employees. Other chapters explore how attention to the respective vulnerability and resilience of those who do and those who direct work in assessing the employment relationship can raise fundamental questions of social justice and suggest new avenues for critical engagement with labor and employment law. Collectively, these pieces articulate a framework for imaging what would constitute an appropriately "Responsive State" in the employment context and how those interested in social justice might begin to use the concepts of vulnerability and resilience in their arguments.

On Different Planes

Author: David J. Walsh
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0875463290
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Business & Economics

How do unions learn to get along with each other? What factors compel them to work together and what factors tend to prevent cooperation? How do inter-union activities affect labor relations outcomes? Changed and threatening circumstances have forced those committed to the labor movement in the United States to address these questions. David Walsh sets a model for the process with his examination of unions in the airline industry, where the need for cooperation has been heightened in the era since deregulation. While the airline industry has a high rate of unionization, tradition and formal structures have hindered ties between unions.