Employment And Labor Law (South-Western Legal Studies In Business Academic)
Employment and Labor Law (South-Western Legal Studies in Business Academic)
A comprehensive introduction to employment and labor relations law, EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW is ideal for non-legal students and professionals. Excerpts from real case law throughout the book illustrate how labor-related disputes arise and get resolved in the courts. And, eye-opening chapter features like The Working Law and Ethical Dilemma demonstrate how labor legislation and ethical decision-making can impact companies today. Complete with the most up-to-date information on the ADA Amendments Act, ERISA Amendments under the Obama Administration's 2009 economic stimulus plan, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and much more, no other book combines such balanced coverage with an accessible, reader-friendly approach.
Part I: COMMON-LAW EMPLOYMENT ISSUES. 1. First the Forest, Then the Trees: An Overview of Employment and Labor Law. 2. Employment Contracts and Wrongful Discharge. 3. Commonly Committed Workplace Torts. 4. Employee Privacy Rights in the 21st Century. 5. The Global Perspective: International Employment Law and American Immigration Policy. Part II: EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. 6. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Race Discrimination. 7. Gender and Family Issues: Title VII and Other Legislation. 8. Discrimination Based on Religion and National Origin...