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Labour Employment Compliance in the United States. Third Edition

Labour Employment Compliance in the United States. Third Edition

By Ryan H. Van, Andrew J. Boling, Amy de La Lama, Chris Guldberg, Brian Hengesbaugh, Robert J. Mignin, John M. Murphy, Ginger Partee, Miriam Petrillo


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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 09/24/2015
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041162564
SKU 10058161-0001
Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws

Chapter 2. Contracts of Employment

Chapter 3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees

Chapter 4. Managing Performance/Conduct

Chapter 5. Termination of Employees For Performance For Disciplinary Reasons

Chapter 6. Layoffs, Reductions in Force, and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or Other Restructuring

Chapter 7. Labor and Employment Law Rami.cations Upon Acquisition or Sale of a Business

Chapter 8. Use of Alternative Workforces in the United States: Independent Contractors, Contract Employees and Temporary or Leased Workers

Chapter 9. Obligation to Bargain Collectively With Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike and a Company’S Right to Continue Business Operations

Chapter 10. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages: By Statute Or Collective Agreements

Chapter 11. Other Working Conditions and Bene.ts: By Statute, Collective agreements, or Company Policy

Chapter 12. Workers’ Compensation

Chapter 13. Laws Pertaining to Workplace Safety

Chapter 14. Immigration, Secondment and Foreign Assignment

Chapter 15. Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Con.dential Information

Chapter 16. “Whistleblower” Protection

Chapter 17. Prohibition Of Discrimination in the Workplace

Chapter 18. Smoking in The Workplace

Chapter 19. Use of Drugs And alcohol in the Workplace

Chapter 20. Aids and Hiv

Chapter 21. Dress and Grooming Requirements

Chapter 22. Privacy, Technology and Transfer of Personal Data

Chapter 23. Workplace Investigations For Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Fraud, theft and Whistleblowing

Chapter 24. Affirmative Action/Non-Discrimination Requirements

Chapter 25. Resolution of Labor, Discrimination and Employment Disputes: Internal Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Conciliation,arbitration, and Litigation

Chapter 26. Employer Record Keeping, Data Protection, and Employee access to Personnel Files And Records

Chapter 27. Required Notices and Postings