New Employment Law Books

Below is a list of Employment Law books added to the library's collection in the past 6 months.

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After civil rights : racial realism in the new American workplace / John D. Skrentny.

Location: lax
Call #: HD4903.5.U58 S5697 2014
Publisher:


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Payments law in a nutshell / by Mary Beth Matthews, Steve H. Nickles.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF957.Z9 N528 2015
Publisher:


This text summarizes and explains the fundamental law applicable to a broad variety of current payment systems. Coverage includes issues of liability, transfer, holder in due course status, and check collection applicable to negotiable instruments (checks, notes, drafts) governed by UCC Articles 3 and 4, as well as letters of credit and documents of title governed by UCC Articles 5 and 7. The text further examines the rights, obligations, and federal protection applicable to credit and debit cards. Finally, this title addresses recent legal developments in regard to a variety of electronic fund transfers, prepaid cards and digital currencies. Find out more (catalog link)

Labour constitution : the enduring idea of labour law / Ruth Dukes.

Location: lax
Call #: K1705 .D85 2014
Publisher:


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Workplace constitution from the New Deal to the New Right / Sophia Z. Lee.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3369 .L368 2014
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Risk management in social work : preventing professional malpractice, liability, and disciplinary action / Frederic G. Reamer ; legal review by Michael J. Racette, Esq.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3721 .R43 2015
Publisher:


This edition is based on Frederic G. Reamer's key reference for practitioners: 'Social Work Malpractice and Liability.' Rooted in his own experiences as an expert witness in court and licensing board cases, the volume introduces the concepts of negligence, malpractice, and liability before turning to the subject of risk management. Drawing and reflecting on recent cases and research, Reamer details a variety of problems in the social work field relating to privacy and confidentiality, improper treatment and delivery of services, impaired practitioners, supervision, consultation and referral, fraud and deception, and termination of service. Find out more (catalog link)

Critical role of first responders : sharing lessons learned from past attacks : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 18, 2014.

Location: lax
Call #: DOC. Y 4.H 75:113-71
Publisher:


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Elements of Illinois law : organizing and advising a small business / chapter author: Todd M. Young.

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1434 .Y68 2015
Publisher:


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Elements of Illinois law : workers' compensation / chapter author: Brian T. McGovern.

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1542 .M34 2015
Publisher:


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Survey of American lawyers at major law firms : hours worked on weekends, holidays and vacations / Primary Research Group.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF301 .S873 2014
Publisher:


The study presents data about hours worked on weekends, holidays and vacations from a survey of 260 American lawyers at 120 law firms. The report helps its readers to answer questions such as: How many billable hours do lawyers work on Saturdays and Sundays? On Christmas Eve or on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving? What percentage of billable hours are accounted for by work on weekends? How long are the vacations that lawyers take and do they work on vacations? If so, how much? Find out more (catalog link)

"Systems and services for the citizen" synopses of research projects. Applications relating to persons with special needs including the disabled and the elderly / Information Society Technologies Programme.

Location: lax
Call #: HC240.9.I55 S98 2002
Publisher: European Commission, Directorate-General for the Information Society : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities,


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Student loan law / Deanne Loonin, Persis S. Yu ; contributing authors: Robyn Smith, Geoff Walsh, Carolyn L. Carter, Jonathan Sheldon.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4235 .L66 2015
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Class by herself: : protective laws for women workers, 1890s-1990s / Nancy Woloch.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3555 .W65 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press,


Explores the historical role and influence of protective legislation for American women workers, both as a step toward modern labour standards and as a barrier to equal rights. Spanning the twentieth century, the book tracks the rise and fall of women-only state protective laws - such as maximum hour laws, minimum wage laws, and night work laws - from their roots in progressive reform through the passage of New Deal labour law to the feminist attack on single-sex protective laws in the 1960s and 1970s. Find out more (catalog link)

Independent agencies in the United States : law, structure, and politics / Marshall J. Breger, Gary J. Edles.

Location: lax
Call #: KF5407 .B725 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


This text provides a full-length study of the structure and workings of federal independent regulatory agencies in the US, focusing on traditional multi-member agencies that have a significant impact on the American economy, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, the National Labor Relations Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission. Find out more (catalog link)

White collar crime in a nutshell / by Ellen S. Podgor, Jerold H. Israel.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF9350.Z9 P63 2015
Publisher: West Academic Publishing,


This text provides a broad overview of white collar crime, including procedural and evidentiary issues. It covers specific offenses such as mail and bank fraud, securities fraud, obstruction of justice, bribery, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and computer crimes. It covers procedural topics such as those related to grand jury and administrative agency investigations, self-incrimination, and parallel proceedings. Also discussed are punishment and sanctions for white collar crimes. Find out more (catalog link)

Autonomy of labour law / edited by Alan Bogg, Cathryn Costello, ACL Davies and Jeremias Prassl.

Location: lax
Call #: K1704.8 .A98 2015
Publisher: Hart Publishing,


To what extent is labour law an autonomous field of study? This book presents works by leading international scholars on this theme and represents a cross-section of the most sophisticated current work at the cutting edge of labour law theory. Find out more (catalog link)

Media freedom as a fundamental right / Jan Oster.

Location: lax
Call #: K3255 .O88 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,


The professional media enjoys greater protection than private individuals when preparing or publishing speech. The best-known example is the right of journalists to keep their sources confidential. Jan Oster explores whether these privileges are still justified, and how 'journalists' are actually to be defined in the internet age. Find out more (catalog link)

Labour law in Russia : recent developments and new challenges / edited by Vladimir Lebedev and Elena Radevich.

Location: lacom
Call #: KLB1270 .L33 2014
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing,


The papers collected in this volume consider developments in the legal regulation of employment relations in Russia, as well as certain closely related aspects from a historical and comparative perspective. Find out more (catalog link)

Public rights, private relations / Jean Thomas.

Location: lax
Call #: K3240 .T49 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


Many of the interests protected by public law are regularly violated by powerful private actors. Analysing the application of public law rights to the private sphere, this book develops a theoretical framework for the application of human and constitutional rights in relations between private parties. Find out more (catalog link)

Disputes involving closely held companies / chapter authors: Andrew D. Campbell [and others]

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1413 .D57 2015
Publisher: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,


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Representing the parties to a construction project / chapter authors: Alexandra R. Cole [and others].

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1475 .R46 2015
Publisher: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,


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Restatement of the law, employment law : as adopted and promulgated by the American Law Institute at Washington D.C., May 21, 2014.

Location: larls-nc
Call #: KF395.E63 A7 2015
Publisher: American Law Institute Publishers,


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International labor and employment laws / editors-in-chief William L. Keller (deceased), Timothy J. Darby (Bloomberg BNA, Arlington, VA) ; senior editors, Carl Bevernage (Ambos, NBGO Brussels, Belgium) [and six others] ; International Labor and Employment

Location: lax-nc
Call #: K1705 .I54 2015
Publisher: BNA Books,


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Multinational human resource management and the law : common workplace problems in different legal environments / Matthew W. Finkin, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, University of Illinois, USA with Takashi Araki [and four others].

Location: lares-nc
Call #: K1705 .F56 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar,


Multinational firms have to navigate employment laws in an array of countries, while individual nations have to deal with multinational firms. The educational challenge for managers, lawyers, and policy makers is taken up in this textbook by legal experts from Australia, Brazil, Germany, Japan, and the United States, with each expert addressing the 20 commonly confronted human resource problems in detail. Find out more (catalog link)

Labor law : analysis and advocacy / Robert A. Gorman, Matthew W. Finkin ; practice commentary by Lawrence J. Casazza, David A. Rosenfeld.

Location: lares-nc
Call #: KF3389 .G67 2013
Publisher: Juris,


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Public health law in a nutshell / James G. Hodge, Jr. (professor of public health law and ethics, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University).

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF3775 .H63 2016
Publisher: West Academic Publishing,


This title provides an informative, and concise assessment of the critical role of law in American society to protect the community's health. Updated to reflect modern developments in this ever-developing field, this Nutshell lay out definitive legal issues underlying core public health powers to prevent and control communicable and chronic conditions like influenza, obesity, cancer, and heart disease. Find out more (catalog link)

Right to strike : a comparative view / edited by Bernd Waas.

Location: lax
Call #: K1744 .R54 2014
Publisher: Kluwer Law International,


The right of workers to strike--to refuse to work pending the outcome of employer-employee negotiations concerning specified demands is legally recognized virtually worldwide. Yet national laws on strike action vary enormously, both in terms of the extent of state regulation and of specific procedural rules. The importance of strike law becomes obvious when taking the enormous economic and financial consequences of strikes into account. Considering how many people and businesses are affected by strike actions particularly with the globalization of industry the value of a comparative assessment of the right to strike becomes very clear. Find out more (catalog link)

Right to work : legal and philosophical perspectives / edited by Virginia Mantouvalou.

Location: lax
Call #: K3260.5 .R54 2015
Publisher:


This book addresses the uncertainty and controversy that surrounds the right to work both in theoretical scholarship and in policy-making. It discusses the philosophical underpinnings of the right to work, and its development in human rights law. Find out more (catalog link)

Social media, public schools, and the law / R. Stewart Mayers, Ed.D.

Location: lax
Call #: KF390.5.C6 M39 2015
Publisher: Education Law Association,


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Religious liberties for corporations? : Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution / David H. Gans, Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program, Constitutional Accountability Center; and Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow

Location: lax
Call #: KF4783 .G36 2014
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan,


An expanded version of a series of debates between the authors, this book examines the nature of corporate rights, especially with respect to religious liberty, in the context of the controversial Hobby Lobby case from the Supreme Court's 2013-14 term. Find out more (catalog link)

Viking, Laval and beyond / edited by Mark Freedland QC (Hon), FBA and Jeremias Prassl.

Location: lax
Call #: KJC2855 .V55 2014
Publisher: Hart Publishing,


A new series dedicated to exploring the impact of landmark CJEU judgments and secondary legislation in legal systems across the European Union. Each book will be written by a team of generalist EU lawyers and experts in the relevant field. Find out more (catalog link)

Social media and employment law : an international survey / edited by Anders Etgen Reitz, Jan Rudolph, Philip M. Berkowitz.

Location: lax
Call #: K1763 .S63 2015
Publisher: Kluwer Law International,


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Worker's status : employee or independent contractor / Justice Norris Weisman, B.A., B. Com., LL.B.

Location: lax
Call #: KE3109 .W68 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada,


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Managing the legal nexus between intellectual property and employees : domestic and global contexts / edited by Lynda J. Oswald, Professor and Area Chair of Business Law, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA ; Marisa Anne Pagnat

Location: lax
Call #: K1521 .M358 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing,


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Courtrooms and classrooms : a legal history of college access, 1860-1960 / Scott M. Gelber.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4119 .G45 2016
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press,


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Nolo's guide to social security disability : getting & keeping your benefits / David A. Morton III, M.D.

Location: lar-nc
Call #: HD7105.25.U6 M675 2016
Publisher: Nolo,


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Gender nonconformity and the law / Kimberly A. Yuracko.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3467 .Y875 2016
Publisher: Yale University Press,


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Robot law / edited by Ryan Calo, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law, USA; A. Michael Froomkin, Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law, USA; Ian Kerr, Canada

Location: lax
Call #: K564.C6 R63 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing,


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Global justice and international labour rights / edited by Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner, Faina Milman-Sivan.

Location: lax
Call #: K1704.8 .G558 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,


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Scholarly misconduct : law, regulation, and practice / Ian Freckelton QC.

Location: lax
Call #: K3748 .F74 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


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