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The SHRM Essential Guide to Employment Law

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This book is approved for SHRM Recertification Credit. After reading the book, earn a passing score and receive 3.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs). Scroll down for more information and a link to the quiz.

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Your One-Stop Legal Reference to Employment Law

The SHRM Essential Guide to Employment Law presents in simple, straightforward language everything HR professionals, employers, and small business owners need to know about their relationship with their employees to comply with the law and protect themselves and their business from legal action.

Covering more than 200 workplace law topics, the Essential Guide provides an overview of U.S. workplace laws, regulations, and court decisions that employers, large or small, are likely to face, as well as what pitfalls to anticipate and when to seek professional advice.

Each chapter offers general principles, highlights key issues, and provides specific examples and suggestions to help make the employer-employee relationship run more smoothly.


CHAPTER 1: The Employment Relationship

CHAPTER 2: The Hiring Process

CHAPTER 3: Evaluations and Discipline

CHAPTER 4: Terminating the Relationship

CHAPTER 5: Wage and Hour Requirements

CHAPTER 6: Wage Attachments

CHAPTER 7: Tax Considerations

CHAPTER 8: Leave Policies

CHAPTER 9: Deferred Compensation and ERISA

CHAPTER 10: Group Health and Benefit Plans

CHAPTER 11: Workers’ Compensation

CHAPTER 12: Unemployment Insurance

CHAPTER 13: Workplace Safety

CHAPTER 14: Discrimination in General

CHAPTER 15: Gender Discrimination

CHAPTER 16: Age Discrimination

CHAPTER 17: Persons with Disabilities

CHAPTER 18: Employee Privacy

CHAPTER 19: Employee Loyalty

CHAPTER 20: Alternative Work Arrangements

CHAPTER 21: Foreign Workers

CHAPTER 22: Government Contractors

CHAPTER 23: Nonprofit Organizations

CHAPTER 24: Unions and Labor Relations

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Additional Info

Name The SHRM Essential Guide to Employment Law
SKU 61.11003
Year published 2018
Page count 516
Publisher SHRM
ISBN 9781586444709
Author Charles H. Fleischer
Format Paperback


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