A Manager's Guide to Employment Law: How to Protect Your Company and Yourself
June 2003, Jossey-Bass
A Manager's Guide to Employment Law will help managers make day-to-day decisions on how best to manage their employees and handle issues of legal liability. Expert author Dana Muir identifies the subtle and unnecessary mistakes managers make that cause legal headaches and shows how becoming familiar with basic principles of employment law will enable them to develop an internal compass to help make the right decisions. Each chapter focuses on legal concepts of broad application in today's workplace, providing real examples of problems managers face and offering strategies for addressing those problems.
1. Employment Law from a Manager’s Perspective.
2. Selecting Employees.
3. Evaluating Employees.
4. Avoiding Discrimination.
5. Dealing with Disabilities and Lost Work Time.
6. Terminating Employees.
— DeShawn Clayton, human resources manager, The Pepsi Bottling Group
"It's clear that experience and common sense are not enough to
insure that you will avoid legal issues involving all the aspects
of managing people. In A Manager's Guide to Employment Law,
Dana Muir provides us with some compelling examples and clear
explanations that underscore this point."
— John E. Brune, supervisor specialty engine and components, Powertrain R&D, Ford Motor Company
"Everyone who manages people will want to read this book. In
today's work environment no manager can afford to make mistakes
that result in legal liability."
— Jack Sinometti, Adjunct Professor of Executive Education, University of Michigan