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Employment Law (Aspen Casebooks) (Aspen Casebook Series)

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Author: Richard Carlson

Brand: Wolters Kluwer

Edition: 3

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 1008

Release Date: 24-04-2013

Details: When you purchase a new version of this casebook from the LIFT Program, you receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. Now available in an interactive study center, Examples & Explanations offer hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics covered in class. Starting July 1, 2017, if your new casebook purchase does not come with an access code on the inside cover of the book, please contact Wolters Kluwer customer service. The email address and phone number for customer service are on the copyright page, found within the first few pages, of your casebook. Employment Law features up-to-date material on the most dynamic areas of the law, such as rights of undocumented workers, disputes over working time and abusive pay practices, enforcement of rights to health insurance and other benefits, “whistleblowers,” conflicts between the demands of work and family or civic obligations, disputes over post-employment competition, and arbitration and informal settlement of disputes. Employment Law completes the coverage of basic employment law for students who have studied collective bargaining and employment discrimination. The text has a strong focus on potential employment disputes, including formation of the relationship and questions of status, employee selection, compensation, supervision, discharge and post-employment disputes. With a current and thought-provoking selection of cases, Employment Law supplements traditional collective bargaining and employment discrimination courses. The Third Edition features developments in federal and state legal strategies against "illegal" alien workers. New material explores employer use of the internet and social media to conduct background checks on applicants and to monitor employee activities—the audit and regulation of work-related communications through social media, employee email, electronic communications, and data storage. New issues in employer drug testing law include the disrobing of examinees and "visual" observation. Other important new developments covered in the Third Edition include fraudulent inducement claims against employers under state tort law, the effect of health reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) on employee benefits law, and new statutes protecting employee rights regarding "off-duty conduct" and lifestyle. Expanded discussion of employee claims based on implied covenant of good faith under state contract law is presented. An update on the rights of employees returning from military service is featured along with developments in advance waiver of right to jury. Features: up-to-date material on the most dynamic areas of the law rights of undocumented workers disputes over working time and abusive pay practices enforcement of rights to health insurance and other benefits “whistleblowers” conflicts between demands of work and family or civic obligations disputes over post-employment competition arbitration and informal settlement of disputes completes coverage of basic employment law for students who have studied collective bargaining and employment discrimination a strong focus on potential employment disputes formation of the relationship status employee selection compensation supervision discharge and post-employment disputes supplements traditional collective bargaining and employment discrimination courses up-to-date and thought-provoking selection of cases

Package Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.8 x 1.9 inches

Languages: English