The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321879

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

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The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is a resource that every Human Resource manager, small business owner, or other general manager or supervisor should have. This book explains what workplace harassment and discrimination is, how it can be prevented, and how employers can comply with their legal obligations when responding to employee complaints. By using examples and answering frequently asked questions, The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination will help businesses of all sizes deal with the sensitive and difficult issues that arise with workplace harassment and discrimination.

Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination, The

Author: Debora C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316328

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

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The harassment and discrimination desk reference for every HR professional and manager Employees filed more than 95,000 discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims against their employers in 2008, with the biggest jump occurring in age discrimination and retaliation claims. In these tough economic times, it's evident that more employees are considering taking their grievances to court. Enter The Essential Guide to Workplace Harassment & Discrimination, the essential reference for human resources professionals, managers and supervisors who are responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter regularly. Though you'll read thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that professionals must understand in order to deal with discrimination in the workplace, you'll also get samples, quizzes and scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in real-world situations. 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 . what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit The Essential Guide to 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. - Download forms for book on nolo.com

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Debora C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141331774X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

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The harassment and discrimination desk reference for every HR professional and manager Employees filed more than 95,000 discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims against their employers in 2008, with the biggest jump occurring in age discrimination and retaliation claims. In these tough economic times, it's evident that more employees are considering taking their grievances to court. Enter The Essential Guide to Workplace Harassment & Discrimination, the essential reference for human resources professionals, managers and supervisors who are responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter regularly. Though you'll read thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that professionals must understand in order to deal with discrimination in the workplace, you'll also get samples, quizzes and scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in real-world situations. 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 . what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit The Essential Guide to 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.

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah England

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9781413310498

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

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Considers the practical realities of applying the law on a day-to-day basis and answers all the common questions, covering: what harrassment is and how to stop it, when and how discrimination occurs, how to conduct training, how to handle employee complaints, and much more. Original.

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.

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

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

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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.

Employment Law

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

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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.

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 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

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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!

Dealing With Problem Employees

How to Manage Performance & Personal Issues in the Workplace

Author: Amy Delpo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321925

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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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 those problems without getting into legal trouble. 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 fire employees if necessary handle severances and references avoid hiring problem employees in the future This new edition of Dealing With Problem Employees 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.

Equality, Diversity and Discrimination

A Student Text

Author: Kathy Daniels,Lynda Macdonald

Publisher: CIPD Publishing

ISBN: 9781843981121

Category: Discrimination

Page: 255

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Equality, Diversity and Discrimination is an ideal introductory textbook for anyone studying a module in equality and diversity, particularly those studying the CIPD specialist elective Managing Diversity and Equal Opportunities. This book provides expert coverage of key issues in this area including recruitment and selection diversity and discrimination as well as issues relating to pay and contracts. There is also integral discussion of discrimination at termination of employment and harassment as discrimination. Covering everything students need to know to understand equality, diversity and discrimination in the workplace as well as most importantly, how to prevent discrimination and promote equality and diversity, Equality Diversity and Discrimination is an essential handbook for all HR students. Each chapter includes case studies, examples, and legal cases to facilitate students' understanding and tasks to encourage further research around the subject ensuring that learning continues outside the classroom.

Employment Law and Occupational Health

A Practical Handbook

Author: Joan Lewis,Greta Thornbory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111829100X

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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'Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook'provides an essential guide to best practice for all occupationalhealth practitioners. This readable guide to the law will help to ensure both businesssuccess and respect for individual employment rights. The cost ofsickness absence can present major costs and business managementproblems. Safeguarding health is therefore vital to bothindividuals and employers. 'Employment Law and Occupational Health' explores key issues inoccupational health practice from pre-employment, through healthsurveillance and occupational health services, to termination ofemployment. Topics explored include ethical and confidentialityissues, discrimination, data protection, working abroad, pregnancyand maternity leave, workplace policies, drugs and alcohol testing,stress, counselling, health surveillance and professional conductrules. This second edition has been fully revised and updated toinclude a number of significant changes to employment law as wellas new case law decisions that have occurred since the 1st Editionwas published. Essential new material has also been included aroundage discrimination, disability discrimination, work related stress,corporate manslaughter and work-place bullying. An accessible, practical guide to applying health law ineveryday practice. For occupational health nurses and other occupational healthpractitioners. Addresses key employment issues from pre-employment totermination of employment. Includes case studies, procedural checklists, and templateletters and forms.

The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory

Author: Ronald A. Landskroner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 522

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What kind of information and assistance is available to nonprofits on the Internet? How do I find, recruit, place, train, and retain the best volunteers for my organization? Which new regulations and legislation affect my organization? Where can I find help for writing grant proposals? Which funding programs should I know about and how do I contact them? If you're a nonprofit manager, you probably spend a good deal of your time tracking down hard-to-find answers to questions such as these. The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory provides instant answers to all your questions concerning nonprofit-oriented products, services, funding sources, publications, support groups, and more. Revised periodically to keep vital information up to the minute, The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory: Contains more than 2,000 detailed listings of both nonprofit and for-profit resources, products, and services Supplies complete details on everything from assistance and support groups to software vendors and Internet servers, management consultants to list marketers Provides information on all kinds of free and low-cost products available to nonprofits The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory has the information you need to keep your nonprofit alive and well in these challenging times. Assessment and Evaluation Financial Management Governance Human Resources Information Technology International Third Sector Leadership Legal Issues Management Marketing and communications Organizational Dynamics and Design Planning Professional Development Resource Development Volunteerism

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.

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.