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Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals - 2nd edition

Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals (ISBN10: 0735507775; ISBN13: 9780735507777)
ISBN13: 978-0735507777
ISBN10: 0735507775

Summary: An effective teaching and learning text, Basic Labor and Employment Law forParalegals covers all the essential elements in depth and breadth in arational three part structure. ''Introduction to Labor and Employment Law''examines the historical development of labor and employment law in Americaalongside the nature of the employment relationship. ''Labor-ManagementRelations in the Union Setting'' shows how American labor law regulateslabor-management relations and includes methods of s
electing collectivebargaining representatives, unfair labor practices by employers and unions,economic weapons in labor disputes and the formation and administration oflabor contracts. ''Employment Discrimination'' deals with the various forms ofdiscrimination and the methods and procedures of pursuing employmentdiscrimination claims. To underscore concepts and ensure studentunderstanding, each chapter features marginal definitions, fact scenariosillustrating the concepts, and questions about specific facts for the studentsto consider. Answers to the fact scenarios are included at the end of eachchapter. Discussion questions and exercises are provided to help studentsapply the concepts, and engaging case excerpts give them experience with caseanalysis. A robust Instructor's Manual includes additional fact scenarios forstudent exercises, quiz and exam questions, additional discussion questionsand exercises, further case excerpts and readings, and suggested writingassignments.The Second Edition has been completely updated to include new materialanalyzing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, a federal statute amendingthe Civil Rights Act of 1964. Additional new material discusses the GeneticInformation Nondiscrimination Act, a federal statute prohibiting employmentdiscrimination on the basis of genetic information. Fresh case references andexamples appear throughout the text.Hallmark features of Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals:-- Co
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Summary: An effective teaching and learning text, Basic Labor and Employment Law forParalegals covers all the essential elements in depth and breadth in arational three part structure. ''Introduction to Labor and Employment Law''examines the historical development of labor and employment law in Americaalongside the nature of the employment relationship. ''Labor-ManagementRelations in the Union Setting'' shows how American labor law regulateslabor-management relations and includes methods of selecting collectivebargaining representatives, unfair labor practices by employers and unions,economic weapons in labor disputes and the formation and administration oflabor contracts. ''Employment Discrimination'' deals with the various forms ofdiscrimination and the methods and procedures of pursuing employmentdiscrimination claims. To underscore concepts and ensure studentunderstanding, each chapter features marginal definitions, fact scenariosillustrating the concepts, and questions about specific facts for the studentsto consider. Answers to the fact scenarios are included at the end of eachchapter. Discussion questions and exercises are provided to help studentsapply the concepts, and engaging case excerpts give them experience with caseanalysis. A robust Instructor's Manual includes additional fact scenarios forstudent exercises, quiz and exam questions, additional discussion questionsand exercises, further case excerpts and readings, and suggested writingassignments.The Second Edition has been completely updated to include new materialanalyzing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, a federal statute amendingthe Civil Rights Act of 1964. Additional new material discusses the GeneticInformation Nondiscrimination Act, a federal statute prohibiting employmentdiscrimination on the basis of genetic information. Fresh case references andexamples appear throughout the text.Hallmark features of Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals:-- Co ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
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Publisher: Aspen Law
Year Published: 2012
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