Cover of: Your rights in the workplace | Richard L. Strohm

Your rights in the workplace

an employee"s guide to legal protection
  • 120 Pages
  • 0.40 MB
  • English
Chelsea House Publishers , Philadelphia
Labor laws and legislation -- United States -- Popular works., Employee rights -- United States -- Popular w


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StatementRichard L. Strohm.
SeriesLayman"s law guide
LC ClassificationsKF3319.6 .S77 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1009362M
ISBN 100791044424
LC Control Number96049389

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ernment enjoy certain constitutional rights in the employment setting. The rights of private sector employees depend almost exclusively on protections provided by their union, state and federal statutes, or an employment contract.

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You will learn more about rights and obligations related to natural Author: Tracy Sanders. Know Your Rights. Because of the balancing test described above, each workplace search case is decided on its own facts.

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In plain English, the handbook covers your rights on the job, from hiring and getting paid through privacy and firing. Learn everything you need to know about: illegal firings and layoffs challenging a job loss wages and hours. Your rights in the workplace by Repa, Barbara Kate. Publication date Topics Labor laws and legislation, Employee rights Publisher Berkeley, CA: Nolo Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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