Higher Education

Employment Law for the Paralegal, 1st Edition

  • Peggy Kerley
  • ISBN-10: 0766815331  |  ISBN-13: 9780766815339
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2002 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.50
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This new text covers the history of employment law, wage and hour legislation, tort and breach of contract law, ADA, sexual harassment, discrimination, age discrimination, and employees' rights.

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Features and Benefits

  • · Case Law provides insight on the Court's rulings
  • · A variety of forms familiarizes the student with processes and provides a ready reference
  • · Checklists are a concise summary of actions to be taken in specific situations
  • · Internet sites give the user a myriad of options for additional information on employment

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Employment Relationship.
Chapter 2. Establishing the Employment Relationships.
Chapter 3. Compensation Regulations for Employers.
Chapter 4. Employee Benefits.
Chapter 5. Evaluating the Employee's Job Performance.
Chapter 6. Terminating the Employment Relationship.
Chapter 7. Overview of Discrimination in Employment Law.
Chapter 8. The Americans with Disabilities Act.
Chapter 9. Age Discrimination.
Chapter 10. Race and Color Discrimination.
Chapter 11. National Origin Discrimination.
Chapter 12. Religious Discrimination.
Chapter 13. Sex Discrimination.
Chapter 14. The Family and Medical Leave Act.
Chapter 15. The Employer's Rights Versus the Employee's Right to Privacy.
Chapter 16. Immigration.
Chapter 17. Safety Regulations in Employment.


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Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 076681534X | ISBN-13: 9780766815346)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Peggy Kerley

Peggy N. Kerley is a contract litigation paralegal, working with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and a former paralegal instructor at Southeastern Paralegal Institute, in Dallas, Texas. She has more than 45 years of legal experience. Ms. Kerley received her undergraduate degree in political economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, and her paralegal certificate from the University of Oklahoma. She is also the author of another paralegal text, Employment Law for the Paralegal.