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Employment law for business and human resources professionals /
Kathryn J. Filsinger.
edition
Fourth edition.
imprint
Toronto : Emond, 2019.
description
xvii, 649 pages ; 26 cm
ISBN
9781772554212
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Toronto : Emond, 2019.
isbn
9781772554212
contents note
Part I: Legal Framework -- 1. Overview of Legal Framework -- Part II: Hiring -- 2. Human Rights Issues: Hiring -- 3. Common-Law Issues -- 4. The Employment Contract -- Part III: During the Course of Employment -- 5. Human Rights Issues: Duty to Accommodate, Harassment, Accessibility Standards -- 6. Equity in the Workplace -- 7. Employment Standards Act -- 8. Occupational Healthy and Safety Act -- 9. Workplace Safety and Insurance Act -- 10. Privacy Inside and Outside the Workplace -- 11. Navigating the Employment Relationship -- Part IV: The End of the Employment Relationship and Beyond -- 12. Resignation and Retirement -- 13. Dismissal With Cause -- 14. Termination and Severance Pay Requirements Under the Employment Standards Act -- 15. Dismissal Without Cause -- 16. Post-Employment Obligations -- Appendix A. Sample Indefinite-Term Contract -- Appendix B. Sample Fixed-Term Contract -- Appendix C. Sample Absenteeism Letters -- Glossary -- Table of Cases.
abstract
" Employment Law for Business and Human Resources Professionals, 4th Edition explores the statutory and common law concepts surrounding the employer/employee relationship. It addresses topics crucial for human resources professionals, including workplace harassment, treatment of mental stress, precarious work, increases to minimum wage, and “equal pay for equal work” provisions. This text grounds discussion of laws and policies in real-world events. It provides a broad overview of how aspects of employment law and society interact through discussion of distribution of income, how working contributes to one’s sense of self, and social policy issues. Additionally, numerous cases are referenced throughout to illustrate and reinforce important concepts. Examining workplace laws in this way equips readers with a deeper understanding of employment law that will allow them to minimize risks and liabilities, be aware of the implications of actions proposed or taken, and know when to seek expert legal advice."--Publisher's website.
catalogue key
11793671
 
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