State-by-State Guide to Human Resources Law is the most comprehensive, authoritative guide to the employment laws of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It is designed to provide quick access to each state's laws on the expanding number of issues and concerns facing business executives and their advisors--the professionals in HR, compensation, and employee benefits who work in multijurisdictional environments.
This #1 guide to HR law in every state will help you to:
- Find accurate answers - fast - with our easy-to-use format and full citation to authority
- Compare and contrast employment laws between states
- Ensure full regulatory compliance - and avoid legal entanglements
- Get instant access to clear coverage of key topics, including state health care reform initiatives, FMLA, same-sex unions, workers' comp - and much more!
- And much more!
State by State Guide to Human Resources Law, 2016 Edition has been updated to include:
- In-depth coverage of the Supreme Court's recent same-sex marriage decision and its implications for employment law
- Discussion of three important Title VII cases involving pregnancy discrimination, religious discrimination, and the EEOC's statutory conciliation obligation
- Analysis of private sector employment discrimination charges filed with the EEOC during FY 2014, including charge statistics, with a breakdown by type of discrimination alleged
- Coverage of recent state and federal legislative efforts to prohibit employers from requiring employees and job applicants to disclose their passwords to social media and private e-mail accounts as a condition of employment
- Discussion of the Supreme Court's recent PPACA decision and its effect on the federal and state health insurance exchanges
- Update on the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, now enacted in six states
- Coverage of the growing trend to raise state minimum wage rates and to increase penalties for violations of wage and hour laws
- Update on workplace violence prevention efforts and related issues
- Coverage of state laws requiring employers to provide pregnant workers with reasonable accommodations, including longer or more frequent rest periods
- And much more
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