Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, The

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, The

Quick answers to questions about 20 Key Employment Laws This book explains, in plain English, the 20 most important federal employment laws that come up in the workplace. You can look up what each law allows and prohibits, which businesses must comply, and how to fulfill record-keeping, posting, and reporting requirements. Each chapter covers one law, including: Americans with Disabilities Act Age Discrimination in Employment Act Fair Labor Standards Act Family and Medical Leave Act Immigration Reform and Control Act Fair Credit Reporting Act Pregnancy Discrimination Act Equal Pay Act Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. The 6th edition is updated to reflect the latest Supreme Court cases, government regulations, and state laws. Every employer and HR professional should keep it close at hand.


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About the Author

Lisa Guerin is the author or co-author of several Nolo books, including The Manager’s Legal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, Workplace Investigations, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. Guerin has practiced employment law in government, public interest, and private practice where she represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts and in agency proceedings. She is a graduate of Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.

Sachi Barreiro is a legal editor at Nolo specializing in employment law and workers? compensation law. Before joining Nolo, Sachi practiced law for several years in San Francisco, first representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits, then advising businesses on employment and corporate matters. Sachi received her law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


“Compliance sections in each chapter help employers understand what they must report, the records they must keep, and what penalties might befall them if they fail to comply.” Library Journal
“[This] clear, informative condensation of this vast and complex subject is probably the best available…” American Reference Books Annual
“A very thorough, very usable handbook for HR. ” Attorney Maria Greco Danaher,Chair, Employment and Labor Law Group,Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, PC “Guerin and Barreiro present readers with a comprehensive examination of twenty key federal employment laws. Over twenty chapters, the authors cover twenty laws. Each chapter is devoted to one law. Laws examined include the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, the Equal Pay Act, and many others. Lisa Guerin and Sachi Barreiro are both former attorneys now devoting their time to writing legal texts.” Eithne O’Leyne Editor, ProtoView –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Book Description

This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they have questions about their obligations under federal employment laws. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

From the Author

Navigating an employer?s obligations under federal employments laws can be confusing and overwhelming. The FMLA, ADA, FLSA, NLRA ? it can be difficult just to keep the acronyms straight! This book will help managers, HR professionals, business owners, and others understand how the most important national employment laws work. It breaks down 20 key laws, chapter by chapter, and points out differences in state laws with 50-state charts. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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#324,119 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store) #16 in Federal Jurisdiction Law (Kindle Store) #21 in Labor & Employment Law (Kindle Store) #38 in Law Practice Reference (Kindle Store)

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