Employment and Labor Law: A Beginner’s Guide

Source: Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer, In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress blog, Beginner’s Guide, January 10, 2013

Continuing with our Beginner’s Guide series, we turn next to labor and employment law. This area of the law has been prominent in the news over the past several months, particularly in light of the union stronghold of the Midwest, Michigan, becoming a right to work state with the passage of the Workplace Fairness and Equity Act. Further, the United States Supreme Court recently heard arguments in Vance v. Ball State University, which may redefine who is a “supervisor” under the purview of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Sections include:
1. For True Beginners
2. For Generalists
3. For Those Interested in Labor-Specific Issues
4. For Those Interested in Discrimination and Harrassment-Related Laws
5. For Those Intereseted in Disability-Related Laws
6. For Those Interested in Dismissal-Related Laws
7. For Those Interested in Privacy-Related Laws
8. For Those Interested in Compensation-Related Laws
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