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Employment Law Answer Book, Eighth Edition

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Getting accurate answers to employment law questions is crucial to establishing sound personnel policies and procedures in today's litigious environment. That's why thousands of employers, HR managers, attorneys, and business owners rely on Employment Law Answer Book in order to achieve compliance with ever-changing employment rules. The handy Q&A format provides clear, concise answers to over 1,000 key questions in employment law, related to:

  • Health Care Reform
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • COBRA
  • HIPAA
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • OSHA

And much more! Packed with concrete examples, practical pointers, and proven employer strategies to minimize legal risk, Employment Law Answer Book places at your fingertips the latest laws, analysis, and guidance on:

  • Age, racial, and sexual discrimination
  • Privacy rights
  • Immigration and naturalization
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace safety Wrongful termination
  • Labor unions
  • And many other major employment issues

Employment Law Answer Book has been updated to include:

  • Recent cases involving the ADEA, including disparate impact cases
  • Recent cases under the PDA and ADA, including the application of the "ministerial" exception to a teacher at a religious school, and whether side effects from medical treatment can constitute a disability
  • Recent cases analyzing vesting issues for retiree health benefits and fiduciary obligations under ERISA
  • Recent cases involving the ADEA, including disparate impact cases
  • Recent cases under the PDA and ADA, including the application of the "ministerial" exception to a teacher at a religious school, and whether side effects from medical treatment can constitute a disability
  • Recent cases analyzing vesting issues for retiree health benefits and fiduciary obligations under ERISA
  • Recent cases involving exceptions under the FLSA, including the "executive" exemption and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the use of the outside salesman exemption for pharmaceutical marketing employees that do not actually "sell" drugs
  • Recent cases involving IRCA, including the Supreme Court's decision on a controversial Arizona statute involving unlawful aliens
  • Recent cases under Title VII, including claims involving sexual stereotypes and transgender persons
  • Recent cases involving WARN and the defense of "unforeseen business circumstances"
  • Discussion of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and recent cases involving retaliation under Dodd-Frank
  • Challenges to recent NLRB decisions and actions
  • Recent cases involving challenges to drug testing
  • Recent cases concerning the enforceability of non-competition agreements
  • Updated information concerning the Affordable Care Act
  • A discussion of social media policies and challenges by the NLRA
  • The application of the "qualified privilege" in defamation cases • Discussion of HHS's omnibus final rules under HIPAA, effective March 26, 2013
  • Discussion of whether an employer's access of an employee's personal e-mail or social media site violates the employee's privacy
  • Analysis the Drug Free Workplace Act and the new medical marijuana laws
  • The latest affirmative action developments affecting government contractors, notably disparate impact implications of criminal record checks
  • Discussion of immigration reform proposals
  • Updated discussion on organized labor in Europe, recent labor reforms in China, and changes in labor and employment laws in Australia

Additional Info

Name Employment Law Answer Book, Eighth Edition
SKU 48.23012-8
Year published 2013
Page count 1312
Publisher Aspen
ISBN 9781454825500
Author Mark R. Filipp^James O. Castagnera
Format Hardcover

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