Employment and Labor Law

Employment and Labor Law

Language: English

Pages: 773

ISBN: 130558001X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Now you can give students of business and other non-legal professions the comprehensive introduction to employment and labor-relations law they need with EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW, 9E. Specially designed for the non-legal student, this book uses real case excerpts to encourage critical reasoning and illustrate how labor-related disputes arise and are resolved in the courts. Enlightening chapter features, such as The Working Law and Ethical Dilemma, connect with students by showing how labor legislation and ethical decision-making impact employees at all levels of organizations today. This edition highlights the latest information on timely issues, such as the NLRB and EEOC, the Fair Labor Standards Act, President Obama's executive orders regarding undocumented immigrants and LGBT rights, Obamacare, the Defense of Marriage Act, and other employee-benefits developments. No other book on the market contains such a balanced coverage combined with a proven, student-friendly approach.

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Wal-Mart’s Bentonville headquarters. An application is then sent to the potential applicant. The applicant is instructed to return the completed application to the Bentonville headquarters. If the application is completed and the applicant meets the minimum requirements, and if the applicant’s preferred transportation office is currently hiring, the application is then forwarded to the appropriate transportation office. Sometimes an applicant submits an application directly to a transportation

went into a slow but inexorable decline due to unfavorable legislation, the decline of American manufacturing, and the rise of individual employee rights. The Supreme Court decided in the 1970s that union grievance/arbitration procedures could not strip union members of • • • their individual rights, especially where federal antidiscrimination laws were concerned. In the 1980s, as the federal court were deluged with employment cases, the Supreme Court reversed course somewhat, endorsing the

a clear mandate of public policy. While conceding that state and federal antitrust laws are significant expressions of public policy, the company contended that for the vice president to win her wrongful discharge lawsuit, she must be able to prove that the firm actually was guilty of antitrust violations. Is the company correct in taking this position? Or should it be enough that the vice president can prove she held a good faith belief in the existence of such violations at the time that she

treaty.”1 In the context of international employment law, conventions are the uniform codes of procedure and standards of conduct that the ILO seeks to promulgate and enforce in order to establish international standards for the fair treatment of workers among all membernations of the United Nations. International conventions to which the United States is a signatory that should be noted when doing business abroad, and that can affect international labor relations and employment litigation,

the grievance/arbitration procedure in the collective bargaining agreement between Alexander’s labor union 5. Issue 1. 2. xxvi 8. Observations and his employer the only remedy available to Alexander, who claimed he was a victim of illegal race discrimination? Decision: The doctrine of election of remedies was conside red by the Court to be inapplicable in the presentcontext, which involved statutory rights distinctly separate from the employee’s contractual rights, regardless of the fact

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