The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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Every day, it seems, another company is in the news for the wrong reason: It’s been accused of harassment or discrimination against employees. Your company can avoid this fate by making sure managers and employees recognize and know how to respond to illegal conduct promptly and effectively. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination gives you a straightforward explanation of what the law requires of an employer and breaks down the steps to follow to make sure your company is in compliance. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter. The book gives you thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that human resources professionals, managers, and supervisors must understand in order to deal with harassment and discrimination in the workplace. You'll also get samples, quizzes, and real-world scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in situations you actually confront. Find guidance on: what harassment is and how to stop it when and how discrimination occurs how to draft and communicate effective policies how to conduct training how to handle employee complaints and investigate claims thoroughly how to protect the company with proper documentation, and what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is packed with legal strategies and information for busy managers, giving you the tools to protect your employees—and the company—from workplace harassment and discrimination. This guide is the essential reference book for anyone who is responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. This book has forms and are downloadable through a special link in the book.

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide to Handling Employee Complaints & Problems

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322735

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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Mishandling workplace complaints can lead to lawsuits and other legal trouble. By following the ten steps laid out in the book, managers and HR professionals can learn how to take complaints, conduct interviews, document findings, and ultimately make decisions that will keep employees safe and the company out of the courtroom.

Your Rights in the Workplace

Author: Barbara Kate Repa

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413319092

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

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The most complete handbook on workplace laws ever published -- a must-have for every employee. Your Rights in the Workplace covers everything from rules for hiring and getting paid through losing a job and unemployment benefits -- all in plain English. Get the facts on: - illegal firings and layoffs - challenging a job loss - wages and hours - privacy on your email and voice mail - family and medical leave - on-the-job safety and health - health insurance and retirement plans - workplace testing - sexual harassment - discrimination - unemployment, disability and workers' compensation insurance This edition is completely updated to provide the latest legislation and case law that affects employees in all 50 states, including changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), new rules on COBRA continuation of health insurance, and the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). This book also addresses HIV/AIDS, privacy rights and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323979

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 4786

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Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other “do-it-yourself” products don’t offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.

Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873379823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

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Thorough, fair-minded and practical information for employees, managers and business owners. Paula Brantner, Program Director, Workplace Fairness

Employment Law

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

View: 5636

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If you're a human resources professional, it's important that you have quick access to the information you need to do your job. Enter Nolo's latest quick reference guide, Employment Law: The Essential HR Desk Reference, the all-in-one, easy-to-read guide every HR pro should have handy. From Absenteeism to Zero-Tolerance Policy, read entries on topics such as: Bereavement Leave Class Action Ergonomics Hostile Work Environment Minimum Wage Privacy Stock Options Trade Secret Whistleblower ...and much more In usual Nolo fashion, Employment Law combines legal and practical information that can be used in real-world HR situations. Real-life case references, statistics, trends, and even pop culture references help to illustrate each entry's summary of the law. Let this guide, the latest in Nolo's Quick Reference series, give you easy and affordable access to the information you need.

The Employer's Handbook 2014-15

An Essential Guide to Employment Law, Personnel Policies and Procedures

Author: Barry Cushway

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749472162

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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The Employer's Handbook has established itself as a source of reliable, unambiguous guidance for all small- to medium-sized employers, clearly identifying the legal essentials and best-practice guidelines for effective people management. The book is a comprehensive source of hands-on advice on the increasingly complex legal framework now governing UK employment law, including guidelines on age discrimination legislation and the latest employment tribunal procedures. Coverage includes: recruitment, contracts, benefits, performance management, maternity and paternity rights, personnel records and data protection, terminating employment, and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of employees and pension obligations. It also provides access to a unique set of downloadable templates, forms and policy documents for dealing with key employment issues.

Dealing With Problem Employees

How to Manage Performance & Personal Issues in the Workplace

Author: Amy Delpo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324428

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 4398

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Manage employee problems, legally and effectively Every workplace has occasional problems with employees. This book is packed with the legal and practical information you need to handle all kinds of issues—from small corrective actions to major problems that put your company at risk. It provides proven techniques—and immediate solutions. Find out how to quickly and legally: manage performance issues investigate problems and complaints help problem employees get back on track lay the groundwork for termination handle severances and references avoid discrimination and other types of lawsuits, and avoid hiring problem employees in the future. The 9th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in every state. It provides sample policies, forms, and checklists to help you at every step.

Every employee's guide to the law

everything you need to know about your rights in the workplace--and what to do if they are violated

Author: Lewin G. Joel

Publisher: Pantheon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 431

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Covering every aspect of employment from the job interview to post-employment benefits, this invaluable resource focuses on employee rights guaranteed by law and explains how workers can be protected. In language praised for its clarity and accessiblity, this updated edition provides a strong foundation of legal knowledge and advice on wages and hours, health and safety, harassment, invasion of privacy, discipline, enemployment compensation, and more. 448 pp. Radio publicity. Author tour. 15,000 print.

Praeger Handbook on Understanding and Preventing Workplace Discrimination [2 volumes]

Author: Michele A. Paludi,Eros R. DeSouza,Carmen A. Paludi Jr.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313379750

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 571

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This comprehensive, two-volume handbook compiles the current case law, management practices, and social science research on workplace discrimination, including federal- and state-protected categories. • A chapter is included on each type of workplace discrimination per the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, including sex discrimination, race/color discrimination, and equal compensation discrimination • Contributions from distinguished attorneys, management consultants, scholars, and academicians working in the area of workplace discrimination • An overview of the chronology of case law in each type of workplace discrimination • A bibliography accompanying each chapter with additional references provided in appendices

The Employer's Legal Handbook

Manage Your Employees & Workplace Effectively

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323995

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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A comprehensive guide to the major legal issues facing employers, from hiring to firing (and everything in between). In Nolo’s plain-English style, this bestseller cuts through the legalese to provide all the information business owners and managers need to know to avoid legal problems and treat employees fairly.

Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment

A Handbook of Cultural, Social Science, Management, and Legal Perspectives

Author: Michele Antoinette Paludi,Carmen A. Paludi

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313325168

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 230

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Combines social science, legal, and management approaches to combat sexual harassment in schools and workplaces.

The Legal Handbook for Trainers, Speakers, and Consultants

The Essential Guide to Keeping Your Company and Clients Out of Court

Author: Patricia Stearns Eyres

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

View: 3757

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Here’s the first practical, plain-English book targeted to minimize the legal exposure of trainers, speakers, and consultants. This easy-access resource gives you all the legal information and guidance you require to keep you, your company, and your clients out of court. Filled with sample contracts, checklists, and case studies, it helps you comply with all mandates on proper health and safety training... protect yourself from personal injury and negligence lawsuits..."bias-proof" training programs to avoid discrimination charges...avoid copyright infringement and safeguard your own work product...sidestep malpractice pitfalls whether clients do or do not take your advice ... honor all contract provisions and ensure your clients do as well...resolve conflicts of interest and other ethical dilemmas...create good documentation to "bomb-proof" yourself legally...minimize the disruption caused by unavoidable legal claims...and much more!

Konfliktlösung im Beruf für Dummies

Author: Vivian Scott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527668853

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 335

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Konflikte erkennen, lösen oder von vornherein vermeiden Konflikte treten unweigerlich im Berufsleben auf – ob Sie anderer Meinung als Ihr Chef oder Ihre Mitarbeiter sind oder mit einem Kollegen aneinandergeraten. Dieses Buch gibt Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe bei der Lösung dieser Konflikte. Die Autorin zeigt, wie Sie Konflikte mit Ihren Kollegen oder als Vorgesetzter zwischen Mitarbeitern verstehen, entschärfen und im besten Fall lösen. Sie erfahren, wie Sie sich selbst und andere bewusst wahrnehmen, klar kommunizieren und im Gespräch auf die Bedürfnisse Ihres Gegenübers eingehen. So finden Sie Lösungen, die die Belange aller berücksichtigen. Sollte das nicht möglich sein, wird auch aufgezeigt, wie Sie Konflikte mit einem Mediator lösen können.

The nonprofit manager's resource directory

Author: Ronald A. Landskroner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: 9780471392422

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 659

View: 7054

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An essential resource for the nonprofit industry The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory is a comprehensive listing of resources nonprofits need-and need to know about-to keep their organizations running. With over 3,000 entries, the Directory lists trade associations, publications, online sites, nonprofit-oriented products, and service providers. Its extensive, cross-referenced index allows users to find information basic to managing a nonprofit, including assessment and evaluation, financial management, governance, human resource management, information technology, legal issues, professional and resource development, volunteerism, and international information. Cross-referenced to this is a breakdown by section detailing the type of information provided, including names of providers of products and services, support and advocacy organizations, periodicals, and publications. The CD-ROM version will have a searchable database offering fingertip access to the Directory's listings.

A Manager's Guide to Employment Law

How to Protect Your Company and Yourself

Author: Dana M. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780787970659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 4311

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Managers at all levels are constantly challenged to do more withfewer employees, to motivate diverse groups of people, and to faceup to tough people problems in their workforces. An important keyto managers' success is accomplishing these goals while protectingthemselves and their companies from legal liability. Yet some inmanagement tend to blame legal requirements for hindering progresstoward solving problems. U.S. law, however, provides managers withbroad discretion in many employment situations and in most caseshelps ensure that managers perform their essential functions in away that is fundamentally fair while still supporting companygoals. A Manager's Guide to Employment Law will help managersmake day-to-day decisions on how best to manage their employees andhandle issues of legal liability. Expert author Dana Muiridentifies the subtle and unnecessary mistakes managers make thatcause legal headaches and shows how becoming familiar with basicprinciples of employment law will enable them to develop aninternal compass to help make the right decisions. Each chapterfocuses on legal concepts of broad application in today'sworkplace, providing real examples of problems managers face andoffering strategies for addressing those problems.

Was wir von Steve Jobs lernen können

verrückt querdenken ; Strategien für den eigenen Erfolg

Author: Carmine Gallo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868813029

Category:

Page: 320

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Kaum eine andere Marke wird derart mit Innovation verbunden wie Apple. Wie viele andere Produkte gibt es schon, die ohne Rücksicht auf etwaige Fehler und den Preis bereits vor Erscheinen nachgefragt werden? Apple steht wie kein anderes Unternehmen für Innovationen - und maßgeblich verantwortlich dafür ist der sagenumwobene CEO Steve Jobs. Carmine Gallo hat die sieben Grundprinzipien herausgearbeitet, mit denen Steve Jobs zum innovativsten Unternehmer wurde: Tue nur, was du liebst - Hinterlasse einen starken Eindruck - Schalte deinen Verstand auf Vollgas - Verkaufe Träume, nicht Produkte - Sag nein zu 1000 Dingen - Sorge für verrückte, großartige Erlebnisse - Beherrsche deine Botschaft.

Fundamentals of Employment Law

Author: Kerry E. Notestine,American Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781570738067

Category: Law

Page: 774

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The Handbook of Physician Health

The Essential Guide to Understanding the Health Care Needs of Physicians

Author: Larry S. Goldman,Michael Myers,Leah J. Dickstein

Publisher: Amer Medical Assn

ISBN: 9781579470043

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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This is a practical guide for physicians and their families helps review the known risk factors for physicians to identify substance use disorders, depression, behavioural problems and other mental health difficulties and then discuss treatment.