Manager's Legal Handbook, The (Google eBook)

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Nolo, Jan 10, 2014 - Business & Economics - 528 pages
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 The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers.

Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally.

Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. And it's packed with real-life examples and helpful, practical tips.

It points readers to dozens of resources, online and off, and includes updated 50-state legal charts and sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.

  

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Contents

Compensation and Hours
57
Discrimination
121
Personnel Basics
161
Time Off
197
Privacy
249
Health and Safety
273
Unions
305
Independent Contractors
329
Handling Workplace Problems
369
Firing Employees
391
Layoffs
413
Departing Workers
445
Resources
473
Index
485
Online Legal Forms
507
Book Registration and Updates
508

Trade Secrets
351

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2014)

 Amy DelPo is an author and consulting editor who specializes in employment and family law issues. She brings years of criminal and civil law experience to her work at Nolo, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. She has written numerous employment law titles, including The Performance Appraisal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. DelPo currently divides her time between writing on legal issues and chasing after her busy children. DelPo received her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lisa Guerin, an editor and author specializing in employment law, is author or co-author of several Nolo books, including The Manager's Legal Handbook, and The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws. Guerin has practiced employment law in government, public interest, and private practice where she represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts and in agency proceedings. She is a graduate of Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. Guerin's blog on lessons learned by employers and HR professionals on everything from hiring and firing to performance and discipline can be found at Nolo's Employment Law Blog.

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