About the BookHandle employment decisions legally and effectively—from hiring to firing
Employment laws change often. Staying on top of them is essential to running an efficient, fair workplace—and heading off expensive lawsuits. Use this must-have desk reference to find answers to workplace questions, quickly and easily. The Employer’s Legal Handbook
is the go-to guide for business owners and managers. It covers the most common and current employment law issues you need to know about, including:
- applications, interviews and hiring
- must-have personnel policies
- wage and hour laws
- employee discipline and performance reviews
- health care and other employee benefits
- employee taxes and payroll
- family and medical leave
- employee privacy
- illegal harassment and discrimination
- terminations, and
- downsizing and layoffs.
This edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including monitoring of employee email and social media and employer drug policies in states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana for medical or recreational use.