The Employer's Legal Handbook

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9781413300222: The Employer's Legal Handbook

New laws affect every aspect of being an employer--from interviewing and hiring, to handling employee benefits to firing.

The most complete guide to your legal rights and responsibilities, The Employer's Legal Handbook shows you how to comply with the most recent workplace laws and regulations, run a safe and fair workplace and avoid lawsuits. Learn everything you need to know about:

*Hiring: Understand the legal guidelines for hiring employees, writing job descriptions, conducting interviews and investigating applicants.
*Smart personnel practices: What to include in employee personnel files, employee handbooks, performance reviews and references for former employees.
*Employee benefits: Learn the ins and outs of wage and hour laws, retirement plans and health insurance.
*Workplace health and safety: Comply with OSHA requirements, and implement policies on smoking, drugs and alcohol abuse.
*Discrimination: Prevent sexual harassment and discrimination based on age, race, pregnancy, sexual orientation and national origin.
*Termination: Avoid wrongful termination cases, conduct a final meeting and protect your business information when employees leave.
*Laws affecting small business practices: Everything you need to know about the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, health and safety issues, employee testing and more.

The 6th edition updates the book's easy-to-use legal charts to provide the latest employment laws for every state.

Whether you hire one employee or one hundred, The Employer's Legal Handbook gives you the practical and legal guidance you need to run a fair and productive workplace, and stay out of legal trouble.

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About the Author:

Attorney Fred S. Steingold practices law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. An expert on small business law, he represents and advises many small businesses and frequently leads seminars on how to start and run small businesses. He is the author of Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business Vols. 1 & 2 and The Employer's Legal Handbook. His monthly column, The Legal Advisor, is carried by trade publications around the country.

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A comprehensive guide to the legal rights and obligations of employers. -- Detroit News

Belongs on every business owner's bookshelf. Covers everything from discrimination to using independent contractors and is written clearly and concisely. -- Los Angeles Times

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