Employment Law For Human Resource Practice

Author: David J. Walsh
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305830547
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Packed with the most current cases and examples available, EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICE, 5E addresses human resource practices associated with each stage of the employment process--from hiring, to managing, to firing--as it emphasizes the application of legal concepts to business situations. News clippings, hypothetical situations, and other hands-on applications offer students opportunities to develop issue spotting, critical thinking, and legal reasoning skills that will be integral in their future careers as human resource managers. Covering the most important employment law topics, the Fifth Edition is completely up to date with the latest legislation, new regulations, and recent case law. It includes extended coverage of the rights of vulnerable employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act, racial discrimination, the use of background checks, the Family Medical Leave Act, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Complete Guide To Human Resources And The Law

Author: Dana Shilling
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 1454810262
Size: 43.48 MB
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The Complete Guide to Human Resources and the Law will help you navigate complex and potentially costly Human Resources issues. You'll know what to do (and what not to do) to avoid costly mistakes or oversights, confront HR problems - legally and effectively - and understand the rules. The Complete Guide to Human Resources and the Law offers fast, dependable, plain English legal guidance for HR-related situations from ADA accommodation, diversity training, and privacy issues to hiring and termination, employee benefit plans, compensation, and recordkeeping. It brings you the most up-to-date information as well as practical tips and checklists in a well-organized, easy-to-use resource. The 2010 Edition provides new and expanded coverage of issues such as: Discussion of the economic recovery measures under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the Worker, Retiree and Employer Recovery Act of 2008, and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 The PBGC flat-rate premium for single employer plans for 2009 is $34/participant The requirement of distributing Summary Annual Reports to participants and beneficiaries has been replaced by the requirement of issuing annual funding notices for most benefit plans; DOL issued a model notice and FAQs for implementing the requirement Courts continued to develop standards under Metropolitan Life Insurance v. Glenn, 128 S. Ct. 2343 (2008), for reviewing claims decisions made by decision-makers (such as plan sponsors and insurers) that have a conflict of interest because they are responsible for paying whatever claims are allowed The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009, Pub. L. 111-3 (CHIPRA), intended to improve coordination between EGHPs and state Medicaid and SCHIP (coverage for uninsured children) plans, caused EGHP and cafeteria plans to be amended "Michellersquo;s Law, " Pub. L. 110-381, requires EGHPs to extend coverage to employees' dependent children who are covered as post-secondary students if they have to interrupt their studies for health-related reasons More states allowed same-sex couples to marry or have legally related domestic partnerships or civil unions - with implications for work-related benefit plans that cover "spouses. " The requirement of benefit parity between mental and physical illnesses was made permanent by EESA The HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health; part of ARRA) was enacted to strengthen the privacy and security rules under HIPAA, and to promote broader usage of electronic medical records. State Attorneys General now have the power to enforce HIPAA through suits in federal court. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (Pub. L. 111-2) was enacted. It increases the number of employment discrimination suits that can be brought by reversing the Supreme Court's decision that the timing rules for lawsuits begin when an allegedly discriminatory practice is adopted. The Supreme Court extended its string of pro-arbitration cases by ruling in 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett, 129 S. Ct. 1456 (4/1/09), that a collective bargaining agreement clause that clearly obligates union members to arbitrate ADEA claims is enforceable. The Supreme Court held that federal labor law preempts a California law that forbade employers that receive state contracts or other funding to discuss union matters with employees. As long as employers avoid coercion, federal law seeks to promote wide-open debate on labor issues: Chamber of Commerce v. Brown, 128 S. Ct. 2408 (2008). Another Supreme Court ruling discussed allows unions to charge non-members who pay agency fees in lieu of joining the union amounts representing certain expenses of national litigation: Locke

Multinational Human Resource Management And The Law

Author: Matthew W. Finkin
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781004129
Size: 68.89 MB
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Multinational corporations face considerable complexity in setting the terms and conditions of employment. Differing national laws prevent firms from developing consistent sets of employment policies, but, at the same time, employees are often expected

Personnel Management In Government

Author: Katherine C. Naff
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824705046
Size: 54.95 MB
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A comprehensive guide, this book covers employee relations and the legacy of quality and reengineering, and discussions on the growth of public personnel management in state and local sectors. The authors discuss affirmative action and equal opportunity case law, work and family issues, the Volcker Commission findings, an analysis of federal pay reform and innovative classification and compensation systems currently implemented by federal agencies, a discussion of constitutional and legal issues facing public personnel administration in areas such as AIDS and drug testing, figures and tables on collective bargaining laws and trends, and more.

Human Resource Management

Author: Nelarine Cornelius
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 9781861526106
Size: 22.82 MB
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Written for students who need to understand the line manager's responsibilities in human resourcing issues, this comprehensive text covers the 'core curriculum' of mainstream HRM topics along with specific applications such as international and small-business contexts. The team of expert contributors focus on the line manager's perspective relating established theory to real practice throughout the text.This edition includes a new chapter on negotiation and a greater focus on strategic and continuous development within the coverage of training. Reflecting current trends in HRM, there is also additional and expanded material on the impact of information technology, the development of models of strategic HRM, the management of workforce diversity and ethics and HRM.

Safety And Human Resource Law For The Safety Professional

Author: Thomas D. Schneid
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0429510950
Size: 76.97 MB
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The purpose of this text to provide a "one stop" source for safety professionals to acquire a general knowledge regarding not only the OSH Act but also laws and standards which impact the safety profession on a daily basis. The safety professional today does not work in a vacuum and decision-making can be impacted by a myriad of other laws. This new book will be the safety professional’s "go to" text to acquire a quick understanding of the particular law potentially impacting his/her daily activities. Features Includes safety laws as well as human resource laws Presents new OSHA whistleblower actions Encompasses updated contractor requirement under Wage and Hour laws Covers new NLRA decisions and actions Addresses e-commerce and social media issues involving the safety function

Human Resources Administration

Author: L. Dean Webb
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132397711
Size: 11.93 MB
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Personnel costs make up 75-85% of the typical school district budgte. Because personnel are crucial to the achievemen tof an educational system's goals and objectives, human resources administration is of central importance. Explore the fifth edition of "Human Resources Administration" to learn relevant laws and policies, the application of computer technology, and successful collective negotiation strategies. For further success, this text will help you develop integrated planning processes and communication systems while fostering a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation among the staff, the administration, and the school board. Features for Your Success: New! Staff Developmentchapter (Chapter 7) covers the key aspects of staff development including its importance to the success of educational programs, purpose, five-step process, effective programs, and much more. New! Technology Application coverage relating to the human resources function is increased. New! Visual Organizers, including numerous charts, figures, and tables, create visual interest and help you better access chapter content. Revised! Streamlined Historical content is noew presented in Chapter 1." The Nature of the Human resources Function: Its Organization and Process." Revised! Streamlined Law and Policy content are now presented in Chapter 11," Legal Aspects of Human Resources Administration." Case Studies in each chapter help you apply chapter concepts to realistic situations in the workplace and provide stimulus for discussion of couplex and controversial issues. Thorough revision of all previous edition material ensures you are provided with the most current references and topics. Other Titles of Interest" A Casebook for School Leaders: Linking the ISLLC Standards to Effective Practice, "Third EditionKaren L. HansonISBN: 0-13-612682-0, 978-0-13-612682-9 "Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction," Third EditionFrances C. FowlerISBN: 0-13-615727-0, 978-0-13-615727-4

Phr And Sphr Professional In Human Resources Certification Complete Study Guide

Author: Sandra M. Reed
Publisher: Sybex
ISBN: 1119426529
Size: 28.66 MB
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The #1 book for the leading HR certifications, aligned with the updated HRBoK™ PHR and SPHR certifications, offered by Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), have become the industry standard for determining competence in the field of human resources. Developed by working professionals, the PHR and SPHR credentials demonstrate that recipients are fully competent HR practitioners based on a standard set by workforce peers. Offering insights into those areas of knowledge and practices specific and necessary to human resource management (HRM), this study guide covers tasks, processes, and strategies as detailed in the updated A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge™ (HRBoK™). The study guide breaks down the critical HR topics that you need to understand as you prepare for the exams. PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide, Fifth Edition, is the ideal resource for HR professionals seeking to validate their skills and knowledge acquired through years of practical experience, as well as for a relative newcomer to the HR field looking to strengthen their resume. In this edition of the top-selling PHR/SPHR study guide, you’ll find a practical review of all topics covered on the exams, as well as study tools designed to reinforce understanding of key functional areas. Strengthen the skills you learn with a year of FREE access to the Sybex online learning environment, complete with flash cards and practice quizzes to prepare you for exam day. • Business Management and Strategy • Workforce Planning and Employment • Compensation and Benefits • Human Resource Development and more If you’re preparing for these challenging exams, this is the trusted study guide that’ll help you perform your best.