Employer's Rights [electronic resource] : Your Legal Handbook from Hiring to Termination and Everything in Between / Charles H. Fleischer.

Author
Fleischer, Charles H. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
  • Naperville, IL, USA : Sourcebooks, Incorporated 2004.
  • Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Description
1 online resource (418 p.)

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Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: The Employment Relationship
  • Employees, Independent Contractors, and Agents
  • Statutory Employees and Nonemployees
  • The Employment At-Will Doctrine
  • Employment Contracts
  • Artbitration Agreements
  • Business Owners' Employment Status
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance
  • Chapter 2: The Hiring Process
  • Steps in the Hiring Process
  • New Employee Regulations
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Personnel Files
  • Chapter 3: Evaluating Performance
  • Good Reasons for Evaluation
  • Legal Considerations
  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Chapter 4: Termination
  • Exit Interviews
  • Termination for Cause
  • Constructive Discharge
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower Regulations
  • Abusive Discharge
  • Defamation and Liability
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Stress Liability
  • Corporate Ethics and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Employee Due Process
  • Downsizing and Mass Layoffs
  • Chapter 5: Wage-and-Hour Requirements
  • Minimum Wages
  • Overtime
  • Alternatives to Overtime
  • Exceptions from Overtime Requirements
  • Settling FLSA Wage Disputes
  • Other Wage Regulations
  • Child Labor
  • Priority of Wages and Benefits in Bankruptcy
  • Antitrust Considerations
  • Chapter 6: Wage Attachments and Assignments
  • Garnishments
  • Withholding Orders
  • Tax Levies
  • Debtors in Bankruptcy
  • Department of Education Garnishments
  • Wage Assignments
  • Chapter 7: Tax Considerations
  • Deductibility of Wages and Benefits
  • Limitations on Deductibility
  • Independent Contractors
  • Federal Withholding Requirements
  • Tips
  • Other Taxable Payments
  • State Withholding Requirements
  • Earned Income Credit
  • Deposit and Reporting Requirements
  • Credits for Employing the Disadvantaged
  • Chapter 8: Leave Policies
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • FMLA Coverage and Eligibility.
  • FMLA Benefits
  • Military Leave
  • Other Types of Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Chapter 9: Deferred Compensation and ERISA
  • Deferred Compensation
  • ERISA
  • Spousal Rights to Pension Benefits
  • Top Hat and Excess Benefit Plans
  • Rabbi Trusts
  • Chapter 10: Group Health and Other Voluntary Plans
  • COBRA
  • HIPAA
  • Mandated Benefits
  • Qualified Medical Child Support Orders
  • Claims Administration
  • Gender-Specific Coverage
  • Stock Options
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • Other Plans
  • Domestic Partners
  • Chapter 11: Workers' Compensation
  • General Coverage
  • Covered Employees
  • Course and Scope of Employment
  • Claim Procedure
  • Benefits
  • Second Injury Fund
  • Rights Against Third Parties
  • Chapter 12: Unemployment Insurance
  • Employer Contributions
  • Coverage and Eligibility
  • Misconduct and Quitting For Cause
  • Chapter 13: Workplace Safety
  • Safety and Health Standards
  • Record Keeping
  • Inspections and Citations
  • FDA's Food Code
  • Retaliation and Refusal to Work
  • State Requirements
  • Smoking
  • Ergonomics
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Disaster Planning
  • Chapter 14: Discrimination in General
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Protected Emloyers
  • Religious Discrimination Under Title VII
  • Other Anti-Discrimination Laws
  • State and Local Prohibitions
  • Professional Codes of Ethics
  • Discrimination Based on Genetics
  • Contingent Workers
  • Former Employees
  • Foreign Workers
  • Chapter 15: Gender Discrimination
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Pregnancy
  • Harssment, In General
  • Employer Liability for Harassment
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Other Issues
  • Chapter 16: Age Discrimination
  • Exceptions
  • Benefit Plans
  • Proving Age Discrimination
  • Releases of ADEA Claims
  • Chapter 17: Persons with Disabilities
  • ADA in Employment
  • Medical Examinations.
  • Duty of Reasonable Accommodation
  • Reasonableness of Requested Accommodation
  • Effect of Remedial Measures
  • Accommodation and Seniority
  • Other Prohibited Conduct
  • Direct-Threat Defense
  • Chapter 18: Employee Privacy
  • Private Places
  • Sensitive Records
  • Surveillance
  • Electronic Monitoring
  • Lie Detector Tests
  • Drug Testing and Drug-Free Workplaces
  • Employee Mail
  • Consumer Reports
  • Criminal Records
  • Driving Records
  • Identity Theft
  • Chapter 19: Employee Loyalty
  • Competing with an Employer
  • Trade Secrets
  • Computer Fraud
  • Loyalty by Contract
  • Work-for-Hire
  • Remedies for Breach of Agreement
  • Employee Dishonesty
  • Chapter 20: Nonprofit Organizations
  • Tax Considerations
  • Executive Compensation
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Religious Organizations
  • Chapter 21: Unions and Labor Relations
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Concerted Activities
  • Representation Elections
  • Duty to Bargain
  • Additional Unfair Labor Practices
  • Union Security and the Right to Work
  • Strikes and Lockouts
  • Chapter 22: Alternative Work Arrangements
  • Telecommuting
  • Flextime
  • Chapter 23: Employer Liability to Third Parties
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Intentional Misconduct
  • Alcohol-Related Liability
  • Negligent Employment
  • References
  • Tortious Interference
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
  • Indemnity and Subrogation
  • Insider Trading
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Appendix A: Required Federal Postings
  • Appendix B: Federal Statutory Thresholds
  • Appendix C: Employer's Federal Tax Calendar
  • Appendix D: Legal Holidays
  • Appendix E: Internet Resources
  • Appendix F: Table of Federal Statutes and Regulations
  • Index
  • Back Cover.
ISBN
1-4175-5339-1
OCLC
70723776
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