About The Book

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Allworth (October 6, 2020)
  • Length: 264 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781621537687

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