Employment Law (in Plain English)®provides both employers and employees the information they need in order to understand the law as it relates to their working relationship. This helpful guide will enable readers to identify and prevent many of the issues which can and do occur in the employment context, thus saving everyone valuable time and money and establishing a stronger workforce. While this book is not intended to replace the reader’s employment lawyer, it will provide the ability to assist one’s lawyer in litigation should the need arise. Chapters discuss a variety of topics including: Advertising for new positions and vacancies Interviewing, hiring, and other pre-employment considerations Employment contracts Union shops Collective bargaining agreements Employee handbooks First day on the job Wages hours and other terms and conditions of employment On-the-job rights and responsibilities Employee dignity, privacy, and reputation Ownership of work created by employees Private employment versus public employment Internet concerns Virtual offices Employees versus independent contractor statutes Discipline and termination of the employment relationship Dispute resolution Fringe benefits How to find a lawyer In easy-to-understand terms and with plenty of examples, this essential handbook supplies readers with invaluable insights on the legal nature of their working relationships.
Learn the ins-and-outs of the law—for restaurant owners, catering services, pubs, bars, and more! The Law (In Plain English)® for Restaurants is a comprehensive guide to working in the food and beverage industry. It looks at the business of running a restaurant, catering service, brewpub, wine tasting room, or bar, and clarifies the laws affecting those types of business. This title is a down-to-earth guide to the critical legal information that owners and managers of food and beverage businesses—and those who dream of owning or managing such a business—need to know. This book is as useful for those whose new business is still in the planning stages as it is for established food and beverage businesses. Topics include how to protect your trade secrets—including your recipes, tax rules for tips, the pros and cons of different types of business entities, borrowing money, going public, franchises, multilevel marketing opportunities, trademarks, leases, copyrights, patents, hiring and firing, writing a business plan, advertising, use of social media, insurance, collections, product liability and liability for the actions of customers who have had too much to drink, retirement plans, warranties and estate planning, ways to reduce income tax legally, as well as how to find the right lawyer and accountant for your business. While this book is not intended to replace the reader’s lawyer, it offers a clear, concise, and “plain English” overview of many of the legal issues relevant to those in the food and beverage industry.
With her user-friendly and practical guide, Employment Law for Non-Lawyers, Lori Rassas gives a comprehensive awareness of the legal issues that may arise throughout the employer-employee relationship. Employment Law: A Guide to Hiring, Managing, and Firing for Employers and Employees, Fifth Edition by Lori B. Rassas is a practical text for undergraduate, paralegal, and graduate-level employment law courses, including those offered in human resources and business school programs. This unique book handles each area of the law and its practical application from the perspective of both employers and employees. The balanced approach is organized to track the employer-employee relationship focusing on hiring, managing, and firing practices. The end-of-chapter questions test key concepts and present hypothetical situations that test students' ability to master and apply concepts and promote the development of critical thinking and analytical skills. New to the Fifth Edition: recruiting strategies designed to balance the interests of employers to comply with anti-discrimination laws and achieve their diversity and inclusion goals expanded discussion of hair discrimination greater coverage of sex discrimination based on gender identity, transgender status, and sexual orientation explanation of legislative efforts designed to address broader pay equity issues among and between different protected classes expanded coverage of the National Labor Relations Act and its impact on the rights of employers to regulate workplace conduct analysis of legal developments that materialized during the pandemic and have widespread applicability as they continue to evolve: updated guidance on medical inquiries, remote working arrangements, reasonable accommodations, and vaccine policies Professors and students will benefit from: Chronologically-organized, clear, and concise explanations of complex legal concepts that track the employer-employee relationship. Enforcement guidance and workplace posters from the agencies that enforce the laws that regulate the employment relationship Practical information that that guides students to frame legally compliant interview questions References to the most significant legal cases and some lesser-known cases that represent common themes. The injection of real-life memorable scenarios and humor to increase the attention of students and help them retain the knowledge related to key concepts. Key terms defined when first introduced; outrageous but true "Check-It-Out" situations with employment implications; objective and analytical end-of-chapter questions; and a comprehensive glossary and index.
A newly revised and updated edition of the ultimate resource fornonprofit managers If you're a nonprofit manager, you probably spend a good deal ofyour time tracking down hard-to-find answers to complicatedquestions. The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, SecondEdition provides instant answers to all your questions concerningnonprofit-oriented product and service providers, Internet sites,funding sources, publications, support and advocacy groups, andmuch more. If you need help finding volunteers, understanding newlegislation, or writing grant proposals, help has arrived. Thisnew, updated edition features expanded coverage of important issuesand even more answers to all your nonprofit questions. Revised to keep vital information up to the minute, The NonprofitManager's Resource Directory, Second Edition: * Contains more than 2,000 detailed listings of both nonprofit andfor-profit resources, products, and services * Supplies complete details on everything from assistance andsupport groups to software vendors and Internet servers, managementconsultants to list marketers * Provides information on all kinds of free and low-cost productsavailable to nonprofits * Features an entirely new section on international issues * Plus: 10 bonus sections available only on CD-ROM The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, Second Edition has theinformation you need to keep your nonprofit alive and well in thesechallenging times. Topics include: * Accountability and Ethics * Assessment and Evaluation * Financial Management * General Management * Governance * Human Resource Management * Information Technology * International Third Sector * Leadership * Legal Issues * Marketing and Communications * Nonprofit Sector Overview * Organizational Dynamics and Design * Philanthropy * Professional Development * Resource Development * Social Entrepreneurship * Strategic Planning * Volunteerism
Employment Law 4e is the most complete and accessible introduction to the subject, suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds including HRM and business management. The expert author team combine a wealth of knowledge in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to ensure the reader has a firm understanding of legal principles, in both an academic and professional context. Case exhibits in every chapter illustrate employment law in action, whilst activities test the reader's understanding of the law and its application in the real-world. Together, they enable students to effectively develop their knowledge of current legislation and maximize their learning. In addition, a dedicated chapter on preparing and presenting a case gives the reader a unique opportunity to demonstrate their understanding using a fictional scenario, through which they can gain a greater insight into the challenges faced by those required to prepare and deliver a case before an employment tribunal. As a result, Employment Law 4e is an essential textbook for students seeking to develop their academic and professional skills, as well as foster their understanding of a subject that directly affects business managers and their employees. Online Resource Centre This book is supported by an integrated Online Resource Centre. For students: - Test your understanding and receive instant feedback with our range of multiple choice questions. - Source relevant and reliable further reading using our publications briefing resource. - Keep informed of changes to the law with our regular updates from the authors. For registered lecturers: - Access additional case studies and questions to support your teaching.
Language plays an essential role both in creating law and in governing its implementation. Providing an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this subject, Language and Law: describes the different registers and genres that make up spoken and written legal language and how they develop over time; analyses real-life examples drawn from court cases from different parts of the world, illustrating the varieties of English used in the courtroom by speakers occupying different roles; addresses the challenges presented to our notions of law and regulation by online communication; discusses the complex role of translation in bilingual and multilingual jurisdictions, including Hong Kong and Canada; and provides readings from key scholars in the discipline, including Lawrence Solan, Peter Goodrich, Marianne Constable, David Mellinkoff, and Chris Heffer. With a wide range of activities throughout, this accessible textbook is essential reading for anyone studying language and law or forensic linguistics. Sections A, B, and C of this book are freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license available at http://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315436258
The purchase of this ebook edition does not entitle you to receive access to the Connected eBook with Study Center on CasebookConnect. You will need to purchase a new print book to get access to the full experience, including: lifetime access to the online ebook with highlight, annotation, and search capabilities; practice questions from your favorite study aids; an outline tool and other helpful resources. p>Contemporary Employment Law, Fourth Edition, is a straightforward approach to learning the legal essentials of managing a modern workforce, through a practical, balanced discussion of employment and labor law. Designed for a one-semester course that covers the major aspects of employment and discrimination law, the text begins by identifying the differences between employees and independent contractors. In a three-part format, the authors cover the Employment Relationship, Equal Opportunity Laws, and Employee Protections and Benefits. The text is written with the student in mind, with interesting examples, concept summaries, modern topics and issues, and a clearly written narrative approach to the material. The revised Fourth Edition continues to provide the information students need in a practical and contemporary text. New to the Fourth Edition: New summary charts provide helpful overviews of complex topics: Recruitment, Selection, and Testing at the end of Chapter 2 Remedies for Discrimination Claims at the end of chapter 4 Post Hire Employment Discrimination Claims at the end of Chapter 5 Leaves of Absence at the of Chapter 11 Wage and hour claims at the end of Chapter 14 WARN Mass Layoffs and Plant Closures at the end of Chapter 14 The most up-to-date developments in employment law, with new statutes, regulations, and Supreme Court cases, including those on gender orientation and transgender status. An updated glossary which makes it easier for students to find definitions of the important terms discussed in the text. Updated forms. Professors and student will benefit from: Rich pedagogical design Landmark as well as current cases, edited to give attention to the key points while using the actual language of the court in its decision Every briefed case includes thought provoking Focus on Ethics questions Sample forms used in employment law and human resource practice are placed throughout the text and enable students to appreciate how a concept is applied in the real world. Practice problems for exam review that facilitate student learning Teaching materials Include: Instructor’s Manual Test Bank PowerPoints
The Employment Law and Human Resources Handbook 2012 provides you with all the essential information you need on legislation, regulation, policy, case law and best practice. Information is presented in plain English, and broken down into separate A-Z sections containing legislative summaries, key points, handy fact boxes and sources of further information. All the guidance is written and compiled by our team of expert authors, including top law firms, HR consultants and regulatory bodies. Workplace Law's Employment Law and Human Resources Handbook is aimed at all those with an interest in the employment and HR aspects of the workplace, and so our readership consists mainly of HR managers, officers and directors, Personnel managers, as well as General Managers and Directors of small businesses.
Handle employment decisions legally and effectively—from hiring to firing Employment laws change often. Staying on top of them is essential to running an efficient, fair workplace—and heading off expensive lawsuits. Use this must-have desk reference to find answers to workplace questions, quickly and easily. The Employer’s Legal Handbook is the go-to guide for business owners and managers. It covers the most common and current 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 insurance and other employee benefits employee taxes and payroll family and medical leave employee privacy illegal harassment and discrimination terminations, downsizing, and layoffs. The 15th edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including the rise of the remote workforce and other issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Employee Answer Book discusses federal employment law in detail and touches on employment law in all states. It provides explanations of employment issues in plain English and is easy to understand without needing an attorney to explain it to you.
This book will allow you to get a firm grasp of the relevant legislation so you’ll always be alert to its day-to-day impact on the employment relationship; and take practical steps to make sure your employee relationships and your business are not exposed to legal challenges. Step by step through the best-practice procedures that ensure full compliance with all relevant Hong Kong laws. Case studies and worked examples—dozens of them—clearly illuminate just about any difficulty likely to arise in any employment situation.