Principles of Employment Law

Authors: Hodges, Ann C. / Gely, Rafael
Edition: 2nd
Copyright Date: 2018
  • Publication Date: January 17th, 2018
  • ISBN: 9781683283591
  • Subject: Employment Law
  • Series: Concise Hornbook Series
  • Type: Hornbook Treatises
  • Description: This book provides a comprehensive overview of employment law and is a useful supplement to any employment law casebook. The book is divided into seven chapters. Chapter 1 examines who is an employee and who is an employer. Chapter 2 analyzes the employment-at-will doctrine and job security claims. Chapter 3 focuses on privacy, autonomy and dignity. Chapter 4 analyzes claims that employers may have against employees. Chapter 5 discusses employment terms and benefits that are directly mandated by law, like minimum wage, or strongly encouraged or regulated by law, such as pensions. Chapter 6 examines workplace health and safety. Finally, Chapter 7 discusses the expanding role of arbitration in the resolution of employment disputes.