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The Individual Employment Rights Primer

1st Edition

By Kurt H. Decker

Routledge

240 pages

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pub: 1991-06-15
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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

Advertisements

Applications

Interviews

Employment Data Verification

Credit Checks

Arrest Records

Criminal Convictions

Fingerprinting

Photographs

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

Smoking

Employee Assistance Programs

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Sterilization

Chapter 5 Information Collection Procedures

Searches

Monitoring

Surveillance

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

Whistleblowing

Dress and Grooming Codes

Spousal Policies

Nepotism

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

Bankruptcy/Debtors

Unions

Lifestyle Regulation

Loyalty

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

Defamation

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

Index

About the Author

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health