Aspen Publishing

Contemporary Employment Law, Third Edition

C. Kerry Fields, Henry R. Cheeseman


  • ISBN: 9781454897118

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  • Description

    Now available as a Connected Coursebook—the entirely digital, interactive textbook for Business Law students.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 3/1/2018
    Hardcover: 9781454873433
    Digital Only Connected Coursebook: 9781454897118
    Digital Only Connected Coursebook Access Card: 9781454897019

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)

    Summary of Contents

    About the Authors
    Selected Developments
    What’s New in the Third Edition

    Part I: The Employment Relationship
    Chapter 1: Employment Law Overview
    Chapter 2: Managing Risk from Recruitment Through Termination
    Chapter 3: Contract and Tort Claims in Employment
    Summary Chart: Recruitment, Selection, and Testing
    Chapter 4: Employment Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    Part II: Equal Opportunity Laws
    Chapter 5: Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Affirmative Action
    Summary Chart: Post Hire Employment Discrimination Claims
    Chapter 6: Race, Color, and National Origin Discrimination
    Chapter 7: Discrimination and Harassment Based upon Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity
    Chapter 8: Religious Discrimination
    Chapter 9: Rights of the Disabled in the Workplace
    Chapter 10: Age Discrimination
    Chapter 11: Employee Leaves and Other EEO Protections
    Summary Chart: Leaves of Absence

    Part III: Employee Protections and Benefits
    Chapter 12: Privacy in the Workplace
    Chapter 13: Federal Labor Relations
    Chapter 14: Wage and Hour Laws
    Chapter 15: Occupational Safety and Workers’ Compensation
    Summary Chart: Size of Employer Requirement for Federal Nondiscrimination-Related Employment Laws
    Chapter 16: Retirement and Employee Benefits

    Part IV: Special Topics
    Chapter 17: Immigration Law in the Workplace
    Chapter 18: The Multinational Employer

    Appendix: Answer Key to Practice Questions
    Table of Cases

  • Author Information

    Henry R. Cheeseman

    Henry R. Cheeseman is a professor at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, where he teaches graduate courses on business law subjects, including employment law. He has practiced law and also taught business organizations and banking law courses at the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California. Professor Cheeseman received a bachelor of science from Marquette University, a Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law, a Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, and an LL.M. degree from Boston University. He has written more than 30 business law textbooks and has won numerous teaching awards at the University of Southern California.

    C. Kerry Fields

    C. Kerry Fields is a professor at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, where he teaches courses in employment law and in business law. He is also a practicing attorney who has represented employers in administrative forums and federal and state courts with respect to employment and discrimination claims and has tried many cases to verdict in the state and federal courts. When he is not teaching, he spends his law practice time assisting business managers in identifying and solving business problems. He has received a number of teaching awards and is a frequent media commentator on issues in employment law and business ethics. Professor Fields received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law.

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