The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy DelPo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413313795

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 3909

"Covers 20 major federal employment laws with detailed information on what each requires, who it covers, deadlines and necessary paperwork, and related state laws. The 3rd edition includes regulation changes, new court cases, and updated state law charts"--Provided by publisher.

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy DelPo,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322816

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 1497

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.

Federal Employment Laws

A Desk Reference

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 0873377982

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 4774

Provides the United States federal employment laws in their original format, as well as a detailed explanation for each law, and shows how they pertain to various businesses.

The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave

Author: Lisa Guerin,Deborah England

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9781413310337

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 5903

Outlines employee rights while explaining how to protect one's business interests, discussing such topics as eligibility, procedural requirements, and legal concerns.

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

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

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322743

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 3471

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.

Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413314155

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 8322

Manage FMLA leave with this indispensable guide -- respect employees' rights and protect your business' interests The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a law with a noble purpose: To help employees balance the demands of work and family. But the FMLA can be difficult to apply in the real world, especially when other laws -- such as workers’ compensation statutes or state leave laws -- also come into play. Any misstep can create needless frustration for both managers and employees. Fortunately, The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave provides all the information and forms you need to comply with the FMLA in plain English. It answers vital questions, such as: . Who qualifies for leave? . How much leave can employees take? . What are the employee’s—and the company’s—notice obligations? . What are a company’s obligations to an employee on leave? . How can a company minimize disruptions? The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave also includes checklists, forms and worksheets, as well as audio dialogues that show how to communicate effectively with employees who need to take leave. Let the practical strategies in The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave help you meet your legal obligations to employees, while also meeting your company’s needs. This edition has been revised to cover extensive changes in the law, including available leave for family members of those serving in the military and changes in FMLA regulations. Plus, you'll get the latest information about family and medical leave laws in your state. - Download forms for book on nolo.com

Employment Law

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

View: 8883

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.

Manager's Legal Handbook,The

Author: Lisa Guerin,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 4700

Packed with all the information supervisors and managers need, The Manager’s Legal Handbook is the perfect resource for avoiding legal trouble when dealing with employees. It covers everything from hiring to firing, including wages and hours, workplace privacy, time off from work, protecting company trade secrets, performance evaluations, discipline, and much more. Designed for busy managers and HR professionals who need answers quickly, The Manager's Legal Handbook provides answers to frequently asked questions about every aspect of employment law. It also provides up-to-date information on the laws of every state.

Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination, The

Author: Debora C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316328

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

View: 4235

The harassment and discrimination desk reference for every HR professional and manager Employees filed more than 95,000 discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims against their employers in 2008, with the biggest jump occurring in age discrimination and retaliation claims. In these tough economic times, it's evident that more employees are considering taking their grievances to court. Enter The Essential Guide to Workplace Harassment & Discrimination, the essential reference for human resources professionals, managers and supervisors who are responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter regularly. Though you'll read thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that professionals must understand in order to deal with discrimination in the workplace, you'll also get samples, quizzes and scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in real-world situations. 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 . what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit The Essential Guide to 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. - Download forms for book on nolo.com

Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: Lisa Guerin,Patricia Gima

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413308627

Category: Law

Page: 404

View: 1988

The Golden State has its own guide to the law! Understand consumers' rights, courts and lawsuits, wills, tenant law, real estate and more.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321445

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 3580

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 – al in plain English. Inside, you'll find up to date legal information, practical suggestions, and policy language on: At-will employment Wages and hours Time off Discrimination and harassment Email, social media, mobile devices, and other workplace technology Drugs and alcohol Complaints and investigations Workplace privacy The 7th edition is fully update, covering recent state and federal law changes, evolving rules for social media and mobile device policies, new employment law regulations, and much more.

The Manager's Legal Handbook

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy DelPo

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 1413303668

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

View: 6669

A comprehensive resource that employers can refer to again and again---HR Magazine--A guide to the legal aspects of supervising employees and contractors----Reference & Research Book News

Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: N.A

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413313949

Category: Law

Page: 422

View: 9030

A resource on California law covers real estate, divorce, adoption and much more, in a updated edition that looks at domestic partnerships, employment protections, consumer privacy and more. Original.

Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 4805

Keep your workplace safe -- create a sensible technology policy with this all-in-one-guide. Sixty-eight percent of employees in the U.S. have sent emails that exposed their company to risk, and more than 229 million records have been taken from stolen business laptops or hacked business websites since 2005. It is no wonder, then, that technology dangers consistently rank number one on the list of employers' concerns. Every new device that promises to make our lives easier brings with it the risk of misuse -- whether accidental or intentional. That's why it's so important that any business that employs both people and computers create a safe and sensible policy for technologies in the workplace. Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies provides the tools employers need to assess your current policies' effectiveness, along with information on how to draft or revise, then distribute and enforce your new customized policies. Learn how to protect your business with a policy that addresses: Trade secret protection Customer, employer and employee privacy Communicating with employees regarding privacy policy Managing electronic documents and tools Limiting liability for employee misconduct Conserving company resources Co-published with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies keeps your business safe, online and off.

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: 8912

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.

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: 5428

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.

Nolo's Pocket Guide to California Law

Author: Lisa Guerin,Patricia Gima

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780873373760

Category: Law

Page: 240

View: 7442

Completely revised and updated, this handy reference guide gives Californians quick, clear answers to legal questions that come up every day.An indispensable reference for every California resident, it covers such topics as: adoption, child support, consumer rights, custody, jury duty, bankruptcy, real estate, abortion, divorce, workers' comp, student loans, wills, employee rights, credit and debt, tenants' rights and much more.

Retire-And Start Your Own Business

Author: Martha Sargent

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315534

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 7454

The only book that helps entrepreneurial retirees figure out how to get that dream business up and running! If you plan to retire and start your own business then this one-of-a-kind book is ideal for you. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide, Retire -- And Start Your Own Business is packed with practical, hands-on tools (including a CD-ROM) to help entrepreneurs like you pick and run a perfect business. This book is at the leading edge of the new retirement: more retirees need or want to keep working. It shows you how to: define success for you take stock of your skills and experience work with the time and money you have generate business ideas perform four "reality checks" on your best idea get ready to launch your business understand important legal, financial and tax matters find the best health insurance and more Plus: Retire--And Start Your Own Business provides dozens of exercises that can help you understand exactly what you want from your businesses and your life. The CD-ROM provides Excel spreadsheets, plus additional worksheets and lessons not included in the book. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

The Employee Performance Handbook

Smart Strategies for Coaching Employees

Author: Margaret Mader Clark,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322468

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 6882

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 on decide when discipline is necessary choose the right response to a problem engage employees in improving performance collaborate with employees to come up with solutions fire employees when necessary protect 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).

Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873379823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

View: 724

Thorough, fair-minded and practical information for employees, managers and business owners. Paula Brantner, Program Director, Workplace Fairness