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
Collective bargaining agreements
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
Employees versus independent contractor statutes
Discipline and termination of the employment relationship
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.
Anyone involved in a small business should always keep this close at hand. Provides, in a very usable way, essential information about questions such as organizing a business, making a business plan, borrowing money, issuing stock, contracts, collecting, consumer protection, employee relations, and much more. It also advises how, if necessary, to choose an attorney or an accountant.