Routledge-Cavendish Q&As – your path to exam success! Has the thought of facing your law exams left you feeling completely overwhelmed? Are you staring at the mountain of revision in front of you and wondering where to start? Routledge-Cavendish Q&As will help guide you through the revision maze, providing essential exam practice and helping you polish your essay-writing technique. Each Routledge-Cavendish Q&A contains 50 essay and problem-based questions on topics commonly found on exam papers, complete with answer plans and fully worked model answers. The titles are written by lecturers who are also examiners, so you can recognise exactly what examiners are looking for in an answer. Key cases and legislation are highlighted within the text for ease of reference Boxed answer plans after each question outline the major points you should be aiming to convey within your answer The books in this series are supported by a companion web offering you bonus q&as; advice on preparing for your exams; revision checklists; discussion forums and more. But don’t just take our word for it! "The book was an answer to my prayers... I’ve been begging tutors to give us ready-made answers so we get a structure as to what we should be including and revising and the Q&As do exactly that!" Azmina Thanda, 2nd year LLB "The Routledge-Cavendish Q&As are very well designed and helpful, giving a good indication of what comes up in exams." Deaglan McArdle, 3rd year LLB
Author: Julia Palca
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release Date: 2009-01-29
What are grounds for dismissal? When is a person redundant? What about equal pay? Employment Law Checklists provides the first point of reference for anyone whose work brings them into contact with employment law or human resources issues. The new edition of this practical and accessible guide to employment law has been fully updated to include developments in equality legislation, family friendly laws, TUPE, and statutory dispute provisions. Combining concise, cogent analysis with an appealing and easy to use checklist format, this title provides quick answers to a wide variety of employment law problems. It sets out clearly and concisely all the points which must be considered and the procedures which must be followed before employment decisions are made. The law relating to each topic is briefly described, followed by step-by-step guidance on how to approach each issue. The fourth edition of this title continues to present the law in a practical and user friendly format, bringing readers up to date with this fast-moving area of law.
Author: Yuwen Li
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Release Date: 2009
Employment discrimination is present in any society. However, this severe social problem has escalated in the post-Mao era in China. The imbalance between supply and demand in the labour market, combined with a lack of general consciousness regarding labour rights, have contributed to the swift spread of discrimination. This book contains the most recent research on the reality of discrimination in China, and advocates for effective employment equality protection through law and specialised equality institutions. The study of equal treatment in the legal systems of the EU illustrates the important contribution law, together with general policies, can make to the improvement of equality in employment. While both systems face a distinctive range and degree of problems, employment discrimination ought to be taken seriously in China and the countries of the EU.
Author: Richard Benny
Publisher: Blackstone Press
Release Date: 2008-01-01
No matter how good your research and study skills, the ultimate test for the law student is the exam. This book explains how to successfully tackle the sort of problems and essay questions typically found in exam papers. The authors clearly guide students through the process of planning and structuring answers, providing advice on what to include, and on what to leave out. The book contains 50 questions and example answers divided into chapters covering all major topics. Each chapter begins with an introduction focusing on important points and ends with suggestions for further reading. Each question is supported by clear commentary indicating exactly what examiners are looking for, followed by an answer plan listing the key points to cover. Online Resource Centre An Online Resource Centre accompanies the book, providing links to useful websites and a glossary to develop students' knowledge of subject-specific terms.
Author: Thomas R. Haggard
Release Date: 2009-07-29
Employment discrimination law is like a huge jigsaw puzzle—albeit one with many missing and mismatched pieces, which are constantly being changed. The purpose of Understanding Employment Discrimination Law is to clarify the differences, uncertainty, and complexity of employment discrimination law. The Second Edition deals with all the watershed Supreme Court decisions since 2002 and otherwise expands and updates the coverage of the prior edition.
Author: David Twomey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2009-02-25
Genre: Business & Economics
Written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, this edition continues its comprehensive and objective treatment of labor and employment law topics while challenging 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 and is updated to include issues of violence in the workplace and the implications of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. No other text on 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.
Author: Andrew H. Friedman
Release Date: 2018-04-06
REVISION 12 HIGHLIGHTS Author Andrew Friedman has packed the 2017 edition of Litigating Employment Discrimination Cases with up-to-date coverage of bedrock employment law principles; detailed analyses of current trends in the law; use-it- today practical advice; and four new forms. The highlights include new and updated text on these issues: Federal Statutes Prohibiting Discrimination Title VII Race/color discrimination Discrimination based on religion Gender discrimination National origin discrimination EEOC investigation New cases and updated coverage of hot topics arising under the ADA; ADEA; EPA; FLSA; and FMLA. Theories and Proof of Discrimination Imprecise definition of “direct evidence.” Criticism of the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting test. “Severe or (not “and”) pervasive” standard in harassment cases. Challenges in defining “religion” in order to establish a prima facie case. Case Evaluation Use of a “scope of representation” acknowledgment, with sample language. Summary Judgment Recent curtailment of the hirer-firer doctrine. Resolution Without Trial Ethical obligations in settlement negotiations. Obtaining written settlement authorization, with sample language for short- and long-form authorization. Post-Settlement Issues: Disengagement letter, with discussion of six purposes the letter must serve Converting important documents into forms Preserving/destroying documents Notifying regulators, if necessary Thanking and paying referral source, if any Issuing 1099s. New Forms! Client Instruction Letter Motion to Proceed Under Pseudonym and to Seal Personally Identifying Information; Disclosure of Corporate Affiliations [Sample 1] Disclosure of Corporate Affiliations [Sample 2]
ItOs All Who You Know When Working the System HereOs How to Get to Know the Right People The worldOs attention turned to the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama took the Presidential oath of office. But inside the building, changes had already taken place that would have broad implications for his agenda. The 111th Congress had convened on January 6 with a far stronger Democratic majority than the one that had preceded it. Their ambitious legislative agenda requires the assistance of their staffs to prepare them for all the important issues on the legislative table. Thus, it is more important than ever to know about senior congressional committee staff members and the role they play in shaping todayOs legislation. While members of the House of Representatives and the Senate enact laws, it is often their staffers who exert the greatest influence in the lawmaking process. Staffers advise their elected bosses, establish political positions on issues, craft legislation, put policies in place, and play important roles on scores of congressional committees. The next time you need to find out who is the most effective person to advocate your cause D turn to the InsiderOs Guide for all the answers. Overall it provides access to an important, if not very visible, component of the legislative process. Recommended-CHOICE The InsiderOs Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U.S. Congress contains in-depth profiles on key congressional staff members that you will not find elsewhere. The information provided on these personnel gives you not only the contact information and other pertinent data but also the inside track to those people. These are the staffers who work with and support the representatives and senators in various important roles that help to enact change or refine existing laws and codes that govern our nation. With all the sweeping changes that have taken place since the Obama administration took office, this essential resource has never been more important or more valuable. This new edition features over 125 new profiles and is designed to be the ultimate for quick and easy reference. The InsiderOs Guide is the leading source for information on more than 600 congressional staff members. The profiles included feature: In-depth biographical information Detailed professional history and educational background Staff membersO areas of expertise and committee role Up-to-date contact information and photograph, when available Staffers' own insights as to their committeeOs priorities and special projects during this session of Congress Organized by House, Senate, and Joint committee assignments, youOll find both the person youOre looking for and information on his or her individual impact on legislation and decision-making. With this InsiderOs Guide, youOll never again need to question who is the most effective person to advocate your cause.
Author: Roger Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics
This text is a briefer paperback version of the widely-adopted Miller/Jentz BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE STANDARD EDITION. THE ESSENTIALS offers the very same traits that have made that book so successful edition after edition - it provides the legal credibility and authoritativeness of a traditional business law book while also offering strong visual appeal and student friendly features. The text’s engaging, high-interest presentation is complemented by the essential detail and information necessary to completely explain law topics. The book truly offers you and your students the best of both worlds--a credible business law source, which students will be motivated to read. Its magic and the cornerstone of its widespread success is in this ability to appeal to both instructors and students without being mutually exclusive. BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS also offers the most comprehensive teaching and learning support package on the market, with something to fit many different instructional or learning styles. This text explicitly meets the AACSB curriculum requirements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Harassment, discrimination and other incidents of workplace misconduct require effective investigations to find the truth, avoid legal consequences and to get the organization back on track. In this book you will learn from the author's first-hand experience. Learn how to select the right lawyer, the legal requirements of investigations, how to stay objective under pressure, specific policy issues you must consider, how to handle difficult witnesses, how to develop an investigation strategy and how to conclude the investigation and summarize your results. Written by an attorney/human resources expert who has conducted hundreds of investigations.
Vol I 2009: United States ' Alabama-Massachusetts. "Legal Aspects of Doing Business in North America", a three-volume set with approximately 1,500 pages, provides a survey of the requirements for doing business and investing in Canada, Mexico, and the United States, including state-by-state and province-by-province analysis for Canada and the United States. The reports are prepared by local business practitioners and offer practical insights into issues relating to selection of form for doing business, incentives, taxation, labor and employment, liabilities, and dispute resolution. Order volumes II and III to complete the set. The publication is replaced by an updated volume annually. Purchase of print version includes 24/7 online access. A 10% discount applies to a subscription for next year's update. A 25% discount applies to a subscription for three years of updates. Discounts are applied after purchase by rebate from publisher.