Manager's Legal Handbook, The

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Nolo, 2007 - Law - 489 pages
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 everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions, concise articles, helpful tips, "lessons from the real world," dozens of resources, online and off. Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 4th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.

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About the author (2007)

Lisa Guerin is an editor at Nolo specializing in employment law. She is the author or co-author of several Nolo books, including The Dealing with Problem Employees, The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. 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, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including both the California And United States Supreme Courts. She has written The Performance Appraisal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook, all published by Nolo.

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