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The academic librarian's human resources handbook : employer rights and responsibilities /
David A. Baldwin.
imprint
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1996.
description
xii, 167 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1563083450
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imprint
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1996.
isbn
1563083450
catalogue key
532950
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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'œRecommended by American Libraries'' American Libraries
'œSummarizing complex legislation is no easy matter, but on the whole Baldwin does this well...A useful guide through the minefield which personnel management in North America has become.'' Australian Library Journal
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Long Description
To be an effective manager in today's library, you must know and comply with numerous federal and state laws and regulations. This handbook offers "how to" information on academic library management and provides a single, up-to-date source for laws, regulations, executive orders, guidelines, and court decisions on employee and employer rights and responsibilities. It includes information on laws relating to recruitment and selection of personnel; the employment relationship; wages and hours; employee benefits; health, safety, and privacy; and income replacement (e.g., disability, workers' compensation). In addition, potential management problems (e.g., discipline and discharge) are discussed and case studies are presented with suggestions for problem resolution. This material will keep administrators and human resources staff apprised of the actions of such organizations as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Office of Federal Cont
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This handbook offers "how to" information on academic library management and provides a single source for laws, regulations, executive orders, guidelines, and court decisions on employee and employer rights and responsibilities.
Long Description
To be an effective manager in today's library, you must know and comply with numerous federal and state laws and regulations. This handbook offers how to information on academic library management and provides a single, up-to-date source for laws, regulations, executive orders, guidelines, and court decisions on employee and employer rights and responsibilities. It includes information on laws relating to recruitment and selection of personnel; the employment relationship; wages and hours; employee benefits; health, safety, and privacy; and income replacement (e.g., disability, workers' compensation). In addition, potential management problems (e.g., discipline and discharge) are discussed and case studies are presented with suggestions for problem resolution. This material will keep administrators and human resources staff apprised of the actions of such organizations as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Office of Federal Cont
Table of Contents
Introduction
Library Human Resources Managementp. 1
Recruitment and Selection of Personnelp. 9
The Employment Relationshipp. 25
Wage and Hour Lawsp. 33
Employee Benefitsp. 43
Discrimination Lawsp. 57
Health, Safety, and Privacyp. 73
Discipline and Dischargep. 83
Income Replacementp. 99
What to Do Before You Phone the Attorneyp. 115
Conclusion: Sound Library Managementp. 133
Glossaryp. 147
Bibliography: Library and Management Classicsp. 159
Indexp. 161
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