The Employer's Legal Handbook

Manage Your Employees & Workplace Effectively

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324002

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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All the laws employers need to know! What do employers need to know about the law? Plenty! Employment laws change often. Staying on top of them is essential to running an efficient, fair workplace—and heading off expensive lawsuits. Use this comprehensive guide to find answers to workplace questions, quickly and easily. The Employer’s Legal Handbook covers all the employment law issues you need to know about, including the latest rules and best practices when it comes to: applications, interviews and hiring must-have personnel policies wage and hour laws employee discipline and performance reviews health care and other employee benefits employee taxes and payroll family and medical leave employee privacy illegal harassment and discrimination terminations, and downsizing and layoffs. The 13th edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including the effect of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision on employment matters.
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PHR / SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Deluxe Study Guide

Author: Sandra M. Reed,Anne M. Bogardus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119068134

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 656

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Comprehensive PHR/SPHR exam preparation, featuring interactive learning environment PHR/SPHR Professionals in Human Resources Certification Deluxe Study Guide is the number-one preparation resource for these premier Human Resources certifications. Fully updated to align with the latest versions of these challenging exams, this guide provides detailed coverage of key topics, including strategic management, workforce planning and employment, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and OSHA regulations. The interactive learning environment provides additional study tools that help reinforce your understanding, including electronic flashcards, ancillary PDFs, workbook templates, and chapter exercises. Bonus PHR and SPHR practice exams allow you to test your knowledge and get a feel for the tests, so you can review what's needed and avoid exam day surprises. The PHR and SPHR certifications, offered by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), have become the industry standard for determining competence in the HR field. This helpful guide gives you everything you need to fully prepare for these exams, so you can demonstrate your knowledge when it counts and pass with flying colors. Refresh your understanding of key functional areas Practice the practical with workbook templates Test your knowledge with flashcards and exercises Preview exam day with bonus practice exams If you're looking to showcase your skills and understanding of the HR function, PHR/SPHR Professionals in Human Resources Certification Deluxe Study Guide is your ideal resource for PHR/SPHR preparation.
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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition

Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522522565

Category: Computers

Page: 8104

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In recent years, our world has experienced a profound shift and progression in available computing and knowledge sharing innovations. These emerging advancements have developed at a rapid pace, disseminating into and affecting numerous aspects of contemporary society. This has created a pivotal need for an innovative compendium encompassing the latest trends, concepts, and issues surrounding this relevant discipline area. During the past 15 years, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology has become recognized as one of the landmark sources of the latest knowledge and discoveries in this discipline. The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a 10-volume set which includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe. This authoritative encyclopedia is an all-encompassing, well-established reference source that is ideally designed to disseminate the most forward-thinking and diverse research findings. With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and new technologies in modern settings, including but not limited to computer science, education, healthcare, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences, it is a pivotal and relevant source of knowledge that will benefit every professional within the field of information science and technology and is an invaluable addition to every academic and corporate library.
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Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323987

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

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Make—or update—your employee handbook today with this user-friendly guide! Every company should have an employee handbook to communicate with employees, manage workers effectively, ensure consistent treatment across the organization, and protect itself from lawsuits. But creating a handbook from scratch can be daunting—and hiring a lawyer to draft one can easily cost thousands of dollars. That where Create Your Own Employee Handbook can help. It provides everything managers or HR professionals need to create an effective handbook—or update an existing one—all in plain English. Inside, you’ll find up to date legal information, practical suggestions, and policy language on: wages and hours at-will employment time off discrimination and harassment email, social media, mobile devices, and other workplace technology drugs and alcohol complaints and investigations workplace privacy, and much more. The 8th edition is completely updated to include state law changes affecting employer policies, such as meal and rest breaks; minimum wage laws (including rules for restaurant servers and other employees who receive cash tips); smoking in the workplace; drug and alcohol testing; discrimination; jury duty; family and medical leave; and much more. The 8th edition also covers the latest rules and practices for workplace technology (including employee posts on personal or business social media sites and use of employee-owned smart phones for work).
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Dealing with Problem Employees

A Legal Guide

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413307116

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 391

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Create a trouble-free workplace with progressive discipline, investigations and performance evaluations.
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Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies

Email, Social Media, Cell Phones & More

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323545

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Worried that your company’s employees might post trade secrets on Facebook, send harassing email, or text while driving on company business? Advances in workplace technology bring big benefits in productivity and connectivity, but they come at the cost of legal exposure. To protect your company, you need to develop clear, specific technology policies--or update the ones you already have. Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies provides all the information, advice, and sample language you need to develop clear and effective rules for employee use of: cell phones, tablets, and other mobile devices social media, such as Twitter and Facebook email and Internet use company and personal blogs, and much more. Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies keeps your business safe, online and off. Packed with sample policies, practical advice, and real-world examples, the fifth edition covers the latest trends and legal issues, including new guidance from the National Labor Relations Board on employee use of email; continued attention to employers disciplining and firing employees for social media posts; and wearable tech (such as smart watches) in the workplace.
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Manager's Legal Handbook,The

Author: Lisa Guerin,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413326501

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

View: 2040

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Manage employees effectively while avoiding legal trouble If you supervise employees or independent contractors, The Manager’s Legal Handbook is the perfect resource. Need information about overtime? Want useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including information on: hiring discrimination and harassment wages and hours privacy time off drug testing, and firing and layoffs. Designed for managers, business owners, and human resources professionals who need answers on the go, The Manager’s Legal Handbook covers the most common issues employers face. The 10th edition is completely updated to reflect changes to discrimination laws, overtime rules, minimum wage laws, and more. It also provides updated information on the laws of each state, including paid sick leave and paid family leave laws.
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A Legal Guide to Doing Business in the Asia-Pacific

Author: Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang,Andrew Thorson

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604428438

Category: Law

Page: 500

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This book provides domestic law expertise, on-the-ground experience, and a global perspective of 14 countries and jurisdictions (Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) and addresses topics such as: establishing a business presence; foreign investments; operational issues; litigation and dispute resolution; and developing an exit strategy.
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