- A practical but rigorous guide to US employment law, thoroughly updated for this second edition
- Includes wide use of case material and administrative regulation, including new cases illustrating the continued application of disparate treatment and disparate impact analysis, and more current examples of grooming
- Each chapter covers historical, social and economic factors giving rise to government intervention in employment relationship; evaluates relevant law policy; discusses of basic legal principles; and considers how law affects HR management
- Includes new material on gender and leave issues in employment; EEO classifications; employment of the handicapped; courts and affirmative-action; employer involvement in employee non-work activities; drug testing and the law; and inclusion of recent legal doctrine.
- Oriented both to students taking a course in employment law and to human resources professionals who need to deal daily with matters that have legal significance.
Part I: Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
2 The 1964 Civil Rights Act: The EEOC and the Mandate for Equal Employment Opportunity.
3 Evidence and Proof in Equal Employment Opportunity Cases.
4 Gender and Leave Issues in Employment.
5 Other Equal Employment Opportunity Classifications: Age, Religion, and National Origin Discrimination.
6 Courts and Affirmative Action.
7 Employment of the Handicapped.
Part II: Health and Safety.
8 Occupational Safety and Health.
9 Workers’ Compensation.
Part III: New Developments.
10 The Law of Unjust Discharge.
11 Employee Privacy.
12 Drug Testing and the Law.