- Law at Work: Legal Studies for Human Resources
Law at Work: Legal Studies for Human Resources
Law at Work is an accessible text that allows any non-lawyer to understand the basic legal issues involved in human resources work. The text presents not just the fairly settled legal rules, but it also conveys the dynamic aspect of law. The text addresses such questions as: Will gig workers be protected as employees? How do medical and recreational marijuana laws affect workplace drug testing? What protection exists for transgender employees? May an employer discharge a worker for displaying offensive tattoos? Will “comp time” eventually replace overtime pay? The text covers employer responsibilities with respect to immigration, discrimination, health and safety, unionization, family and medical leaves, privacy, compensation, and benefits, among other topics. The chapters start with a set of “Try Your Hand” questions to engage the reader immediately and to entice curiosity about the answers, found in the pages that follow. Each chapter also contains one or more problems illustrating the ambiguous nature of legal rules. The goal of these problems, called “Developing Your Instincts,” is to allow students to put into practice the material that they have learned and to help students realize when they should exercise caution in resolving Human Resources issues. The text is suitable for human resources classes at any level of higher education.
Imprint: West Academic Publishing
Series: Higher Education Coursebook
Publication Date: 07/27/2018
Elaine W. Shoben, UNLV School of Law
L. Camille Hebert, Ohio State University College of Law
Angela D. Morrison, Texas A&M University School of Law
This title is available in our CasebookPlus format. CasebookPlus provides support beyond your classroom lectures and materials by offering additional digital resources to you and your students. Anchored by faculty-authored formative self-assessments keyed to our most popular casebooks, CasebookPlus allows students to test their understanding of core concepts as they are learning them in class – on their own, outside of the classroom, with no extra work on your part. CasebookPlus combines three important elements:
- A new print or digital casebook
- Access to a downloadable eBook with the ability to highlight and add notes
- 12-month access to a digital Learning Library complete with:
- Chapter questions keyed to the casebook
- Black Letter Law questions (available in select subjects)
- Subject area review questions for end of semester use
Leading digital study aids, an outline starter, and audio lectures in select subjects
Students can still utilize CasebookPlus digital resources if they’ve purchased a used book or are renting their text by purchasing the Learning Library at westacademic.com.
With CasebookPlus, you can customize your students’ learning experience and monitor their performance. The quiz editor allows you to create your own custom quiz set, suppress specific quiz questions or quiz sets, and time-release quiz questions. Additionally, the flexible, customized reporting capability helps you evaluate your students’ understanding of the material and can also help your school demonstrate compliance with the new ABA Assessment and Learning Outcomes standards.
Learn more about this series.
Law School Faculty - Sign in or Create an Account to access this content. Law faculty who have created an account can sign in after receiving email notification that registration has been approved. Email email@example.com or call 800-313-9378 for assistance.
Other Higher Education Faculty who wish to access digital review copies or teaching resources should contact their West Academic Account Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-360-9378.
This content is intended for adopters only. Sign in or Create an Account to access this content. Law faculty who have created an account can sign in after receiving email notification that registration has been approved. If you are an adopter who is unable to access this content after signing in, contact your account manager for assistance at email@example.com or call 800-313-9378 for assistance.
Sign in or Create an Account to access this content. Faculty who have created an account can sign in after receiving email notification that registration has been approved. Contact us for assistance.
Law School Faculty: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-313-9378.
Other Higher Education Faculty: email email@example.com or 800-360-9378.
Higher education faculty who wish to view this document should contact their West Academic Account Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-360-9378.