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Create a handbook for employees, spelling out your company's benefits, policies and procedures using this practical legal guide Every company, no matter how big or small, needs to provide workers with an employee handbook. Create Your Own Employee Handbook gives you the information and policies all managers, HR professionals and business owners need to create their own reader friendly guide, no matter what state you live in. Each chapter covers a different topic, including: . at will employment . hiring . pay and payroll . workdays and hours . performance evaluations . benefits . discrimination and harassment . complaints and investigations . leave . health and safety . substance abuse . privacy in the workplace . discipline You'll get the lowdown on the legal and practical considerations that apply to each topic in your state, plus sample policies that you can use as is or tailor to meet your needs. You can even cut and paste the language you need to complete your own handbook instantly. This edition is completely updated to reflect recent changes to federal and state law, and covers emerging workplace issues such as healthcare reform law and social networking policies. Download forms for book at nolo.com.
Handle workplace issues legally Are you a conscientious, well intentioned employer with a problem employee on your hands? Then this book is for you. Dealing With Problem Employees provides proven techniques and more important, immediate resolutions for how effectively manage your problem employee. Find out how to: - avoid hiring problem employees - turn problem employees into productive, valuable workers - safely and legally terminate those employees who can't or won't improve - investigate problems and complaints - conduct performance evaluations - apply progressive discipline - handle severances and references - institute effective policies and procedures This edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in your state. It also provides sample policies, forms and checklists to help you create a trouble free workplace.
The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws explains the 20 most important federal laws dealing with employment issues a must have book for any HR professional, manager or entrepreneur. Get the facts on: . which business must comply with each law . where to find the text of each law . which federal agency enforces each law . what each law allows and prohibits . practical tips to remain within the scope of the law . resources for further research and information Find the information you need about these major laws in plain English: . Americans With Disabilities Act . Age Discrimination in Employment Act . Equal Pay Act . Family and Medical Leave Act . Pregnancy Discrimination Act . and much more Stay ahead of the game and protect your company and yourself get The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest laws and U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including new information on the expansion of FMLA provisions on military leave, ADA regulations, discrimination, and reforms to the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
Investigate and resolve common workplace complaints and problems The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations is both a legal and practical book, packed with tips and strategies that will help you sort out your workplace problems, quickly, and effectively. Use this affordable, step by step guide to investigate and resolve every kind of workplace problem, including common issues such as harassment, employee theft, and workplace violence. This thorough guide provides all the plain English forms, sample policies, checklists, and sample documentation that managers, supervisors, business owners, and human resources professionals need to conduct a successful investigation that will stand up in court. Get the facts on: . deciding whether to investigate . choosing an investigator . interviewing and gathering evidence . evaluating the evidence . documenting the investigation . taking action and following up This edition of The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations incorporates the latest legal developments in employment law, including changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and important Supreme Court decisions on discrimination, retaliation, and more. Plus, you'll get all the legal forms you need, as well as sample audio interviews and scenarios. Forms are available to download at nolo.com.
For business owners, managers and supervisors who need answers NOW. A user-friendly and handy reference tool that's written in Nolo's non-jargon style, Everyday Employment Law will be the book that owners and managers reach for when they need answers to their questions about hiring, firing and everything in between. Filled with dozens of resources, online and off, it provides answers to FAQs, concise answers, tips that work, traps to avoid, real-world interviews and information, plus 50-state legal charts, so readers can find the answers they need quickly and easily.
The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. And it's packed with real-life examples and helpful, practical tips. It points readers to dozens of resources, online and off, and includes updated 50-state legal charts and sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.
Nolo's Guide to California Law explains the laws that affect you every day. Inside, you'll find hundreds of topics organized into easy-to-find categories. Just look up a legal issue--you'll find a clear explanation of what you need to know. Get the scoop on: courts and lawsuits, families and children, employee rights, government benefits, inheritance and wills, small business, traffic and vehicles, debts and credit, serious illness, landlords and tenants, small businesses, and more. The revised 9th edition is completely updated, and now covers domestic partnerships, employment protections, consumer privacy--and more!
If your pastime and passion has started bringing in money, you may be wondering, "Am I in business-and if so, how do I run it?" Feeling nervous? Don't! Thousands of people who knew absolutely nothing about business are now reaping the benefits of their hard work, and experiencing the satisfaction of succeeding on their own. You can, too-and Whoops.' I'm in Bus/ness will show you how. Let it guide you through the issues all entrepreneurs face, from deciding whether this is the right kind of work for you, to making a tidy profit. Packed with practical tips, resources and the stories of people who made the transition from business newbie to successful entrepreneur!
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