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50 Employment Laws in 50 States

This quick-reference guide puts the expertise of the nationwide Employers Counsel Network right at your fingertips. The top-flight attorneys in the Network focus almost exclusively on defending employers and write the Employment Law Letter for their state. They have applied their valuable time and resources to making this side-by-side comparison of employer obligations the definitive reference. In just seconds, you'll zero in on the precise information you need whenever you must:

  • Create a new policy
  • Verify the compliance of an existing policy
  • Expand your operations
  • Audit your procedures
  • Support recommendations to senior management
  • Advise colleagues at field offices, branches, and stores
  • Stay comfortably up-to-date with increasingly complicated state employment laws

Compliance Manual Series

Detailed guidance on how to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, COBRA, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour laws. 

Employment Practices Self-Audit Workbook

This reference is perfect for uncovering and correcting potential problems with managing employee handbooks, written policies, job descriptions, recordkeeping, employee communications, hiring, and firing, and much more.

Technology for HR: A Legal and Practical Guide for Managing E-mail, Intranets, & Social MediaContent not accessible

Designed to help HR professionals understand technology without a lot of technical jargon, it shows not only how it’s done but also how it applies to HR to give you straightforward answers about technology’s intersection with the world of HR.

Workplace Catastrophes: An Employer's Guide to Workplace Violence, Terrorism, and Natural DisastersContent not accessible

This manual makes managers aware of the statutes and also the practical concerns that come into play during catastrophic workplace events like hurricanes, tornadoes, oil spills, flu outbreaks, and acts of terrorism and workplace violence, and offers step-by-step guidance for contingency, recovery, and business continuity planning.

Workplace InvestigationsContent not accessible

Provides everything you need to get to the bottom of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and many other claims including investigation forms, checklists, sample reports, and other documents critical to the execution of a safe and effective investigation. Read about mistakes made by others, go through hypothetical investigations to learn what went wrong, and use the checklists to guide you as you conduct your own workplace investigation. For those who are new to workplace investigations, this book provides the tools you’ll need to be able to conduct a competent investigation. For those who are more seasoned, it provides tips that may prove invaluable.

HR Special Reports

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From complying with the new COBRA changes to preventing workplace discrimination and harassment to avoiding legal missteps during hiring and firing, you'll find answers to your toughest "in the trenches" HR questions and challenges in each of these in-depth reports.

White Papers

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White Papers provide an in-depth look into best practices for Human Resources professionals. Each report offers news and advice for building and maintaining a productive and legally compliant workplace.



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Glossary of HR Terms and AcronymsContent not accessible


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HR Compliance Calendar

Healthcare Reform

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Healthcare Reform Information Center