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1st Edition

The Individual Employment Rights Primer

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ISBN 9780415786270
December 18, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

A guide to employment law.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Developing Law of Individual Employment Rights
The Employment Relationship
 The At-Will Employment Relationship
 Employment Privacy
 Exercising Individual Employment Rights
 Employee Concerns
 Employer Concerns
 Legislative Action
 Judicial Responses
 Employment Information Collection
 Employment Information Maintenance and Internal Use
 Employment Information Access
 Employment Information
 Disclosure to Third Parties
 Employee Lifestyles at and Outside the Workplace
 Avoiding Individual Employment Rights' Litigation

Chapter 2 Hiring Guidelines
Initial Employment Contacts
 Employment Data Verification
 Credit Checks   
 Arrest Records
 Criminal Convictions
 Immigration Requirements
 Reference Checks
 Employment Testing
 Medical Screening
 Genetic Screening
 Blood Testing
 Skill Testing
 Polygraph Examinations
 Honesty Testing
 Handwriting Analysis
 Negligent Hiring

Chapter 3 Employment Records
Employment Records
 Medical Records

Chapter 4 Medical Concerns
Physical Examinations
 Health and Safety Complaints
 Employee Assistance Programs
 Alcohol and Drug Abuse
 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Chapter 5 Information Collection Procedures
 Union Meeting Surveillance
 Workplace Surveillance
 Employee Manipulation
 Camera Surveillance
 Electronic Surveillance
 Literature Solicitation and Distribution

Chapter 6 Employee Concerns at the Workplace
Jury or Witness Duty
 Voting Time
 Dress and Grooming Codes
 Spousal Policies
 Third Party Representation
 Performance Evaluations
 Name Changes
 Identification Tags
 Religious Accommodation
 Privacy Misconduct
 Language Requirements
 Sexual Harassment
 Video Display Terminals

Chapter 7 Outside the Workplace
Personal Associations
 Basic Associations
 Lifestyle Regulation
 Conflicts of Interest
 Off-Duty Misconduct
 Non-Criminal Misconduct
 Criminal Misconduct
 Residency Requirements

Chapter 8 Individual Employment Rights Litigation
Personal Right Violations (Torts)
 Invasion of Privacy
 False Imprisonment
 Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
 Negligent Maintenance or Disclosure of Employment Records
 Fraudulent Misrepresentation
 Intentional Interference with Contractual Relations
 Public Policy
 Contract Violations
 Employment Contracts
 Restrictive Covenants
 Employment Handbooks and Policies
 Collective Bargaining Agreements

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