Nutshell series. Study aids (West Academic Publishing)
This compact, comprehensive reference guide covers workers compensation and employee protection laws, stressing the rights and duties of both the employer and the employee in the workplace. The text pays special attention to the laws that protect the employee and answers the most common workers compensation questions asked by students and lawyers. It is ideal both for use as a student study aid or review for the practitioner.
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Employment related actions and legislation Theories and policies of workers' compensation Workers' compensation and the law of torts The employee-employer relationship The coverage formula necessity for a "personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment" Death Medical expenses, disabilities, and benefits Administration Extraterritorial problems and overlapping coverages Third-party actions Future of workers' compensation Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Social Security Unemployment compensation Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) Federal and state anti-discrimination, fair employment, and other laws Wrongful discharge MIscellaneous employee protection laws.
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Source of Description
Description based on e-publication title page, viewed December 1, 2016.
Revision of: Hood, Jack B. Workers' compensation and employee protection laws in a nutshell. St. Paul, MN West,