Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals

Author: Clyde E. Craig

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735562334

Category: Law

Page: 511

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Specifically designed and written for paralegal students, Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals covers all of the essential elements of its subject in depth. with a logical three-part organization, and supported by dynamic pedagogy, you will find this concise paperback highly teachable and an asset to your students' classroom experience. Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals features: complete coverage of basic Labor and Employment Law in the United States , developed for paralegal students manageable three-part organization: Part I. Introduction to Labor and Employment Law traces the historical development of labor and employment law in America and explores the nature of the employment relationship Part II. Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting looks at how American labor law regulates labor-management relations, methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives, unfair labor practices by employers and unions, economic weapons in labor disputes, and the formation and administration of labor contracts Part III. Employment Discrimination treats various forms of employment discrimination in American law and the methods and procedures for pursuing employment discrimination claims dynamic pedagogy in every chapter, including: marginal definitions fact scenarios that illustrate the concepts covered in the text, accompanied by fact-analysis questions discussion questions and exercises that give students practice applying new concepts case excerpts that encourage case analysis a detailed Instructor's Manual that includes the following elements in each chapter: additional fact scenarios, case excerpts, and readings quiz and exam questions more discussion questions and exercises suggested writing assignments If you expect timely, thorough coverage and complete teaching support, you'll want to take note of Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals, specifically for your paralegal students. *Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law & Business at 800.529.7545 or [email protected]

Basic Labor and Employment Law For Paralegals

Author: Clyde E. Craig

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454833610

Category: Law

Page: 528

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An effective teaching and learning text, Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals covers all the essential elements in depth and breadth in a rational three part structure. "Introduction to Labor and Employment Law" examines the historical development of labor and employment law in America alongside the nature of the employment relationship. "Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting" shows how American labor law regulates labor-management relations and includes methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives, unfair labor practices by employers and unions, economic weapons in labor disputes and the formation and administration of labor contracts. "Employment Discrimination" deals with the various forms of discrimination and the methods and procedures of pursuing employment discrimination claims. To underscore concepts and ensure student understanding, each chapter features marginal definitions, fact scenarios illustrating the concepts, and questions about specific facts for the students to consider. Answers to the fact scenarios are included at the end of each chapter. Discussion questions and exercises are provided to help students apply the concepts, and engaging case excerpts give them experience with case analysis. The Second Edition has been completely updated to include new material analyzing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, a federal statute amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Additional new material discusses the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, a federal statute prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of genetic information. Fresh case references and examples appear throughout the text. Hallmark features of Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals: Covers all essential elements of United States labor and employment law in depth Divided into three sections o Introduction to Labor and Employment Law historical development of labor and employment law in America nature of the employment relationship o Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting how labor law regulates labor-management relations methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives unfair labor practices by employers and unions economic weapons in labor disputes the formation and administration of labor contracts o Employment Discrimination various forms of employment discrimination in American law methods and procedures of pursuing employment discrimination claims Chapter pedagogy o marginal definitions o fact scenarios illustrating the concepts

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735567352

Category: Law

Page: 441

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Basic Contract Law for Paralegals became the market-leader with its quick, simple, and straightforward introduction to the basics of contract law for paralegal students. The manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses. Comprehensive coverage includes a chapter on drafting simple contracts. Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law. Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises. Ethical problems are presented at the end of each chapter to raise awareness of professional responsibility in practice.The revised Seventh Edition presents new and updated case excerpts, assignments, and examples.Features: quick, simple, straightforward introduction the basics of contract law for paralegal studentscomprehensive coverage includes a chapter on drafting simple contractslively examples help students understand the law well-crafted pedagogychapter overviews highlighted exampleskey termsreview questions sample clauses for analysisedited cases chapter summaries exercises manageable length, ideal for shorter courses.ethical problems at the end of each chapter raise awareness of professional responsibility in practicesample contracts in the Appendix The revised Seventh Edition presents: new and updated case excerpts, assignments, and examples

Basic Administrative Law for Paralegals

Author: Anne Adams

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 0735577730

Category: Law

Page: 362

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This clear and up-to-date introduction to Administrative Law, written specifically for the paralegal, is a straightforward text that explains how administrative agencies are created, how they are structured, and how they function. Classroom tested through three editions, Basic Administrative Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition, offers not only a grounding in the basics of Administrative Law but practical advice for employment opportunities for paralegals in the field. Among the features that make this text such a reliable resource: * thorough topical coverage -- from how administrative agencies are created to agency discretion, rules and regulations, clients' rights, investigations, informal and formal proceedings, and judicial review * numerous visual aids and learning tools -- such as charts and figures, examples, chapter summaries, key terms, and review questions * end-of-chapter exercises and resources -- including crossword puzzles, fill-in-the-blank exercises, and lists of useful websites * an electronic workbook on CD bound into the book -- providing ample opportunity for practice * a chapter dedicated to paralegal skills and careers -- delving into career opportunities for paralegals in both the private and public sectors New to the Fourth Edition: * the electronic workbook has been thoroughly updated and offers research exercises and guidance for accessing laws, rules, and agencies online * the "Paralegal Practice" boxes contain new topics, including retirement and immigration law * updated forms This current, affordable text, directed exclusively at the paralegal, is an excellent choice for teaching your students the fundamentals of Administrative Law as well as providing them with a realistic, practical look at career opportunities.

Employment Law for the Paralegal

Author: Peggy Kerley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111793409

Category: Law

Page: 400

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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates Administration

Author: Dennis R. Hower,Peter Kahn

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111137781

Category: Law

Page: 640

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A trusted resource in paralegal education for more than three decades, WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 7th Edition introduces the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property through wills and trusts, along with the laws and procedures involved, including the Uniform Probate Code. In addition to substantive probate law, the text covers procedural law, tax implications, ethical considerations, and the roles paralegals and other professionals play in the process. The text’s approach helps students hone their critical thinking skills; the writing is clear and free of confusing legalese. Packed with student-friendly case summaries, state-specific examples, and detailed documents and exhibits, the 7th Edition of WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION is an ideal text for non-lawyers preparing for careers in this important area of law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Annual Report

Author: University of the Witwatersrand. Centre for Applied Legal Studies

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Civil rights

Page: N.A

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West's Paralegal Today

The Legal Team at Work

Author: Roger LeRoy Miller,Mary S. Urisko

Publisher: West Legal Studies

ISBN: 9780766810099

Category: Legal assistants

Page: 754

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The definitive text for new paralegal students provides the balanced coverage so many instructors demand. The extensive theoretical foundation is balanced with practical career information, coverage of substantive law, skill building activities, and the very latest in legal technology. All this is presented in full color with the carefully researched pedagogy shown to help the learning process for all kinds of students. A full range of paralegal topics is covered. In addition, a variety of student exercises is included so the instructor can customize student assignments to fit the requirements of his or her program. New to this edition is the coverage of environmental law, wills, trusts and estates, and computer-aided legal research. In addition, the text has been fully updated to reflect changes in law and trends in the paralegal profession. WestAEs Paralegal Today reflects the excitement surrounding paralegal studies as we enter the new millennium. Modern, colorful, and visually attractive, this book brings the paralegal field to life. Students like the dynamic full-color photos and illustrations, as well as all of the real-world examples and high-interest features.ALSO AVAILABLEStudy Guide, ISBN: 0-7668-1011-9INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERComputerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-7668-1772-5InstructorAEs Manual with Test Bank & Powerpoint Presentation Slides on DiskISBN:0-7668-1010-0"

Wisconsin Lawyer

Official Publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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The National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: School credits

Page: 2090

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For over 25 years, this guide has been the trusted source of information on over 6,000 educational programs offered by business, labor unions, schools, training suppliers, professional and voluntary associations, and government agencies. These programs provide educational credit to students for learning acquired in non-collegiate settings.

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Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641110300

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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»Dieser Thriller wird sie nicht mehr loslassen.« Brigitte Als Harvard-Absolvent David Zinc bei einer der angesehensten Anwaltskanzleien Chicagos anheuert, scheint seiner Karriere nichts mehr im Weg zu stehen. Doch der Job erweist sich als die Hölle. Fünf Jahre später zieht David die Reißleine und kündigt. Stattdessen fängt er bei Finley & Figg an, einer auf Verkehrsunfälle spezialisierten Vorstadt-Kanzlei, deren chaotische Partner zunächst nicht wissen, was sie mit ihm anfangen sollen. Bis die Kanzlei ihren ersten großen Fall an Land zieht. Der Prozess könnte Millionen einspielen – die Feuertaufe für David.