The Employer's Legal Handbook

Manage Your Employees & Workplace Effectively

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323995

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 8563

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

Manage Your Employees & Workplace Effectively

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324002

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 4148

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.

The Employer's Legal Handbook

Manage Your Employees & Workplace Effectively

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321461

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 8098

All the laws employers need to know 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: 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 downsizing and layoffs The 12th edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including health care reform.

Employment Law: The Essential HR Desk Reference

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413313337

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

View: 2171

Employment law A to Z in one easy-to-use desk reference If you're a human resources professional, it's important that you have quick access to the information you need to do your job. Enter Nolo's latest quick reference guide, Employment Law: The Essential HR Desk Reference, the all-in-one, easy-to-read guide every HR pro should have handy. From Absenteeism to Zero-Tolerance Policy, read entries on topics such as: Bereavement Leave Class Action Ergonomics Hostile Work Environment Minimum Wage Privacy Stock Options Trade Secret Whistleblower ...and much more In usual Nolo fashion, Employment Law combines legal and practical information that can be used in real-world HR situations. Real-life case references, statistics, trends, and even pop culture references help to illustrate each entry's summary of the law. Let this guide, the latest in Nolo's Quick Reference series, give you easy and affordable access to the information you need.

Hiring Your First Employee

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Fred S. Steingold Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315461

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

View: 4430

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.

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy DelPo,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322816

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 2329

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.

Dealing With Problem Employees

How to Manage Performance & Personal Issues in the Workplace

Author: Amy Delpo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321925

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 8523

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.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323987

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 6139

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).

Your Rights in the Workplace

An Employee's Guide to Fair Treatment

Author: Barbara Kate Repa,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325424

Category: Law

Page: 496

View: 7774

Your Rights in the Workplace is an invaluable reference for every employee. Whether you have questions about your paycheck, discrimination, layoffs, or benefits, you'll find answers here. Get the facts on: wages, hours, and breaks drug and alcohol testing illegal discrimination and harassment wrongful termination vacation, sick leave, and FMLA leave on-the-job health and safety health insurance and retirement plans, and unemployment, disability, and workers' compensation insurance. Your Rights in the Workplace is an easy-to-use guide on the most common legal issues employees face in the workplace. The 11th edition is updated with the latest court decisions and legislation and includes over a dozen 50-state charts.

Employee Relations

Author: Elizabeth Aylott

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749469773

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 942

Employee Relations is a guide to the fundamental principles of employee relations. Tailored to the needs of practitioners it offers a complete overview of the field strongly aligned to the organizational and HR strategy and objectives. Using a combination of practical tools, assessments, scenarios and case studies from best practice it will build your knowledge of the area from understanding the labour market and the employment relationship to trade unions and international governing bodies. The book covers key areas such as conflict and dispute resolution, dismissal and redundancy, rights, ethics and much more. Aligning effective employee relations with strategic objectives, this book will equip you with the skills you need to plan, implement and assess employee relations. Employee Relations is part of the brand new HR Fundamentals series, offering practical advice to HR professionals starting out in their career, completing CPD training or studying for their professional qualifications with the CIPD. It is the complimentary partner title to Employment Law, also by the same author.

The Employee Performance Handbook

Smart Strategies for Coaching Employees

Author: Margiet Mader-Clark,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332245X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 5637

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).

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide to Handling Employee Complaints & Problems

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322735

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

View: 2471

Mishandling workplace complaints can lead to lawsuits and other legal trouble. By following the ten steps laid out in the book, managers and HR professionals can learn how to take complaints, conduct interviews, document findings, and ultimately make decisions that will keep employees safe and the company out of the courtroom.

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 6248

Every day, it seems, another company is in the news for the wrong reason: It’s been accused of harassment or discrimination against employees. Your company can avoid this fate by making sure managers and employees recognize and know how to respond to illegal conduct promptly and effectively. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination gives you a straightforward explanation of what the law requires of an employer and breaks down the steps to follow to make sure your company is in compliance. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter. The book gives you thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that human resources professionals, managers, and supervisors must understand in order to deal with harassment and discrimination in the workplace. You'll also get samples, quizzes, and real-world scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in situations you actually confront. Find guidance on: what harassment is and how to stop it when and how discrimination occurs how to draft and communicate effective policies how to conduct training how to handle employee complaints and investigate claims thoroughly how to protect the company with proper documentation, and what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is packed with legal strategies and information for busy managers, giving you the tools to protect your employees—and the company—from workplace harassment and discrimination. This guide is the essential reference book for anyone who is responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. This book has forms and are downloadable through a special link in the book.

The Employer's Handbook 2015-16

Author: Barry Cushway

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749474149

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 7568

The Employer's Handbook 2015-16 has established itself as a source of reliable, unambiguous guidance for all small- to medium-sized employers, clearly identifying the legal essentials and best-practice guidelines for effective people management. The book is a comprehensive source of hands-on advice on the increasingly complex legal framework now governing UK employment law, including guidelines on age discrimination legislation and the latest employment tribunal procedures. Coverage includes recruitment, contracts, benefits, performance management, maternity and paternity rights, personnel records and data protection, terminating employment, and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of employees and pension obligations. It also provides access to a unique set of downloadable templates, forms and policy documents for dealing with key employment issues.

Job Description Handbook, The

Author: Margie Mader-Clark

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141331855X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 249

View: 1747

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.

Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332407X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 3816

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.

The Big Book of HR, Revised and Updated Edition

Author: Barbara Mitchell,Cornelia Gamlem

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 163265914X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 3289

Managing people is the most challenging part of any leader’s job. And that job’s not getting any easier as the human resources profession grows more dynamic and constantly changes. The Big Book of HR provides any business owner, manager, or HR professional with the most current information to get the most from their talent—from strategic HR-related issues to the smallest tactical detail of managing people. Each topic covered includes information on associated legal issues—such as the recent changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime regulations—and stories from leading organizations to illustrate the positive impact human resources can have on organizations of any size. Each chapter ends with discussion questions to encourage additional thought. Sample forms and templates plus a list of additional resources are also included. The latest edition of The Big Book of HR includes up-to-date information about how to: Select, engage, and retain the best talent for your organization. Develop attractive and fair compensation and benefits programs. Manage and develop your employees. Resolve conflict and maintain communications throughout the organization. Develop performance-management systems that reflect current trends and best practices. Use technology to effectively manage the human resources function.