Law in a Nutshell: Workers Compensation/Employee Protection Laws
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Features and Benefits include:
Gain an overview of the laws affecting employees in the workplace;
See the overlap and interchange between workers compensation and the law of torts;
Discusses federal and state anti-discrimination laws.
Table of Contents includes:
Employment Related Actions and Legislation;
Theories and Policies of Workers' Compensation;
Workers' Compensation and the Law of Torts;
The Employee-Employer Relationship;
The Coverage Formula - Necessity for a "Personal Injury by Accident Arising Out of & in the Course of Employments;
Medical Expenses, Disabilities and Benefits;
Extraterritorial Problems and Overlapping Coverages;
Third Party Actions;
Future of Workers' Compensation;
Fair Labor Standards Act;
Occupational Safety and Health Act;
Federal Black Lung Benefits Legislation;
Federal and State Anti-discrimination Laws in General;
Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act;
Other Federal Antidiscrimination Laws;
Miscellaneous Employee Protection Laws;
Appendix: Proposed National Workers' Compensation Standards Act.
Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.
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|Author||Hood, Hardy, Lewis|
|Edition||5th ed., 2011|