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Labour and Employment Compliance in the United States, Fifth edition

By Andrew J. Boling, Amy de La Lama, William Dugan, Chris Guldberg, Brian Hengesbaugh, Robert J. Mignin, John M. Murphy, Ginger Partee


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Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in the United States. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in the United States on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions, compensation and benefits to collective bargaining.

The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts
  • interviewing and screening
  • evaluations and warnings
  • severance pay
  • reductions in force
  • temporary workers
  • trade union rights
  • wage and hour laws
  • employee benefits
  • workers’ compensation
  • safety and environmental regulations
  • immigration law compliance
  • restrictive covenants
  • anti-discrimination laws
  • employee privacy rights
  • dispute resolution
  • recordkeeping requirements

A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

Publish Date 10/23/2019
Publish Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789403516110
SKU 10058161-0003
Table of Contents

1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws
2. Contracts of Employment
3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees
4. Managing Performance/Conduct
5. Termination of Employees for Performance or Disciplinary Reasons
6. Layoffs, Reductions in Force and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or Other Restructuring
7. Labor and Employment Law Ramifications upon Acquisition or Sale of a Business
8. Use of Alternative Workforces in the U.S.: Independent Contractors, Contract Employees and Temporary or Leased Workers
9. Obligation to Bargain Collectively with Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike and a Company’s Right to Continue Business Operations
10. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages: By Statute or Collective Agreements
11. Other Working Conditions and Benefits: By Statute, Collective Agreements or Company Policy
12. Workers’ Compensation
13. Laws Pertaining to Workplace Safety
14. Immigration, Secondment and Foreign Assignment
15. Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information
16. “Whistleblower” Protection
17. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace
18. Smoking in the Workplace
19. Use of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
20. AIDS and HIV
21. Dress and Grooming Requirements
22. Privacy, Technology and Transfer of Personal Data
23. Workplace Investigations for Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Fraud, Theft and Whistleblowing
24. Affirmative Action/Nondiscrimination Requirements
25. Resolution of Labor, Discrimination and Employment Disputes: Internal Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Conciliation, Arbitration, and Litigation
26. Employer Record Keeping, Data Protection and Employee Access to Personnel Files and Records
27. Required Notices and Postings