Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy DelPo,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322816

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 2070

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: 7168

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 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: 365

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 Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave

Author: Lisa Guerin,Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325300

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 4578

The purpose of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is to help employees balance the demands of work and family. But the law can be hard for employers to apply in the real world. Questions about eligibility, coverage, notice and certification requirements, administering leave, continuing benefits, and reinstatement can challenge even the most experienced managers. This book has the plain-English answers to all of your tough questions about the FMLA. It provides detailed information, real-life examples, sample forms, and other tools to help you meet your legal obligations. The 5th edition covers all the latest updates on the FMLA, including rules for same-sex couples, new cases explaining the application of the FMLA, state paid family leave laws, and more.

Employment Law

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

View: 6729

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.

Nolo's Guide to California Law

Author: Lisa Guerin,Patricia Gima

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413308627

Category: Law

Page: 404

View: 9209

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: 1413323979

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 5184

Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other “do-it-yourself” products don’t offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.

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: 9973

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.

Manager's Legal Handbook,The

Author: Lisa Guerin,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 2450

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.

Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 556

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: 1413324436

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 5213

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 handle severances and references avoid hiring problem employees in the future This 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.

Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873379823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

View: 1278

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

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: 7425

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).

Smart Policies for Workplace Technology

Email, Blogs, Cell Phones & More

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413318444

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 9062

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 the appropriate use of 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. Protect your business with a policy that addresses: . protection of trade secrets . customer, employer and employee privacy . communicating with employees regarding privacy policy . management of electronic documents and tools . limiting liability for employee misconduct . conserving company resources Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies keeps your business safe, online and off. It's been fully updated to include the latest statistics, legal rules, and information about workplace technology, including developments at the federal level.

Labor and Employment in Georgia: A Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations & Practices

Author: Maynard G. Sautter

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327178949

Category: Law

Page: 860

View: 9028

Develop personnel policies and management procedures with confidence, knowing you have the most up-to-date resource available. This essential reference covers all the basic information on the laws, regulations and policies affecting labor and employment in Georgia. Find the answers to all your employment law questions with this guide's easy-to-understand format, everyday language, and practical examples. Regular supplementation assures you accurate, timely information regarding any Georgia or federal employment regulation. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

The Practical Guide to Employment Law

Author: Mark Filipp

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735553262

Category: Law

Page: 840

View: 546

The Practical Guide to Employment Law is a comprehensive desk manual for HR managers, legal counsel, and labor and employment attorneys. It covers federal employment laws in plain-English, giving readers the practical information necessary to apply the laws, as well as providing readers with essential court cases and tips for compliance in every chapter. The Practical Guide to Employment Law includes a compliance checklist section -- where readers can learn the various laws that apply to such topics as hiring, terminations, and benefits. It also includes a supervisory training section on several laws, including FMLA and ADA. The Practical Guide to Employment Law also includes a CD-ROM that contains reproducible pages that summarize key provisions of the major employment laws as well as quizzes on each of the laws to be administered to your staff for training purposes. Plus, you'll receive a special Legislative Update on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)!

Retire-And Start Your Own Business

Author: Martha Sargent

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315534

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 8052

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.

Your Rights in the Workplace

Author: Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1413325416

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 1045

"Get paid fairly and on time; protect yourself from harassment and discrimination; fight a wrongful termination; includes workplace laws for all 50 states"--Cover.

The Job Description Handbook

Author: Margie Mader-Clark

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413318568

Category: Law

Page: 304

View: 9349

Everything you need to define the job, step by step Every job has a description -- and if you craft it carefully, you can use a job description for effective hiring, new employee orientation, evaluating performances, discipline and plan for future growth. But if it's poorly written (or not written at all), your company can face all sorts of problems, from low employee morale to legal troubles. To meet your company's changing needs, The Job Description Handbook, an all-in-one resource, can help you create HR documents that provide the details of every job's duties, requirements, qualifications -- and much more. This book, written in Nolo's signature plain-English style, will help you: create a good job description hire qualified employees evaluate an employee's job performance plan for your company's future needs avoid legal traps troubleshoot a description. The book also provides checklists, worksheets, resources, sample language and step-by-step instructions that you can use to create job descriptions that will work in the real world.

Handbook of Human Resource Development

Author: Neal F. Chalofsky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118839897

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 816

View: 831

Human Resource Development Relies Upon a Strong Educational Foundation In the Handbook of Human Resource Development, Neal Chalofsky, Tonette Rocco, and Michael Lane Morris have compiled a collection of chapters sponsored by the Academy of Human Resource Development to address the fundamental concepts and issues that HR professionals face daily. The chapters are written and supported by professionals who offer a wide range of experience and who represent the industry from varying international and demographic perspectives. Topics addressed form a comprehensive view of the HRD field and answer a number of key questions. Nationally and internationally, how does HRD stand with regard to academic study and research? What is its place in the professional world? What are the philosophies, values, and critical perspectives driving HRD forward? What theories, research initiatives, and other ideas are required to understand HRD and function successfully within this field? As the industry grows, what are the challenges and important issues that professionals expect to face? What hot topics are occupying these professionals now? The Handbook’s insight and guidelines allows students and HR professionals to build a fundamental understanding of HRD as an industry, as a field of research, and for future professional success.