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Employment Law for Business

Employment Law for Business - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0256229028

Cover of Employment Law for Business 2ND 98 (ISBN 978-0256229028)
ISBN13: 978-0256229028
ISBN10: 0256229023
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No

Employment Law for Business - 2ND 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0256229028

Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander and Laura B. Pincus Hartman

ISBN13: 978-0256229028
ISBN10: 0256229023
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No

The text addresses law and employment decisions with a management perspective.
It has three purposes:

1) to teach the student how to approach and manage legal employment decisions.
2) to instruct the student regarding the specific legal framework in which management decisions are made.
3) to give the student the ability to effectively argue his or her management decision case with this legal framework.

New to This Edition:

  • Increased integration of employment law and management applications/tips. The outdoors use excerpts from legal cases as well as business cases to highlight issues and explain legal approaches.
  • Emphasis on legal reasoning and critical thinking. Students will be shown how to think and analyze employment law facts using scenarios of management related dilemmas without clean cut solutions. This method emphasizes arriving at a resolution.
  • Inclusion of WWW addresses to aid students in further researching topics.
  • Inclusion of boxed items from everyday sources such as People and USA Today.


  • Coverage of legislative history.
  • Background information provided on relevant social or political movements.
  • Unnecessary "legalese" and procedural matters have been eliminated
  • Critical thinking case-end questions.

Table of Contents

PART 1: The Regulation of the Employment Relationship

Chapter 1. The Regulation of Employment
Chapter 2. Who or What Constitutes an Employee and Employer?

PART 2: Regulation of Discrimination in Employment

Chapter 3. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Chapter 4. Title VII: Establishment of the Relationship
Chapter 5. Affirmative Action
Chapter 6. Race Discrimination
Chapter 7. Gender Discrimination
Chapter 8. Sexual Harassment
Chapter 9. Affinity Orientation Discrimination
Chapter 10. Religious Discrimination
Chapter 11. National Origin Discrimination
Chapter 12. Age Discrimination
Chapter 13. Disability Discrimination

PART 3: Regulation of the Employment Environment

Chapter 14. Testing
Chapter 15. Evaluation and Regulation of Job Performance
Chapter 16. Right to Privacy and Other Protections from Employer Intrusions

PART 4: Other Forms of Regulation

Chapter 17. Labor Law
Chapter 18. Occupational Safety and Health
Chapter 19. Employee Retirement Income Security Act
Chapter 20. Immigration Reform and Control Act
Chapter 21. Workers' Compensation
Chapter 22. Fair Labor Standards Act

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