Employment Law in a Nutshell

Authors: Covington, Robert N. / Seiner, Joseph A.
Edition: 4th
Copyright Date: 2017
  • Publication Date: May 17th, 2017
  • ISBN: 9781634607636
  • Subject: Employment Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This Nutshell provides an overview of individual employee rights and responsibilities. It addresses a number of areas, including establishing and ending the employment relationship, protection of employee privacy and reputation, discrimination, regulation of wages and hours, employee physical safety, fringe benefits, and employee duties of loyalty. This edition includes a substantially revised treatment of discrimination law, expanded discussion of employment-based health care, and takes into account a number of recent Supreme Court decisions and the use of executive orders. It further addresses how employment law directly impacts the modern economy, discussing how this area of the law effects on-demand workers in the technology sector.