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Suggested Search Terms:
- Discrimination in employment
- Employee rights
- Labor discipline
- People with disabilities - Law and legislation
- Problem employees
- Sex discrimination in employment - United States
- Sexual harassment - Law and legislation
- Women - Employment - Law and legislation
Gloves-Off Economy: Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America's Labor Market
Call Number: HF 5549.2 .U5 G56 2008
Available in the Downcity Library.
Sex Discrimination in the Workplace: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Call Number: HD 6060.65 .U5 49 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Available in the Downcity Library.
Your Rights in the Workplace
Call Number: Ref KF 3455 .Z9 R47 2005
Available in the Downcity Library. Must use in library
The resources below will assist you in researching labor law and legislation. You can obtain full-text research articles, which are constantly updated.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
Company profiles, SWOT analyses (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) where available, industry profiles, stocks & investment info., management-related articles, Harvard Business Review case studies and streaming videos from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series.
Emerald Management 120
Management-related articles in various fields including Accounting, Education, Food Science, Hospitality & Tourism, Library Services & Information Management, Marketing, Nutrition, and Professional Development. CHECK-OFF "Only content I have access to" for full-text articles and book chapters.
General Business File ASAP (Gale)
Selective, full-text business and management-related articles. This is a subset of the larger database Business & Company Resource Center.
Full-text articles from over 6,000 newspapers/magazine, national and international. Updated daily. Best source for up-to-date business news. Suggested search terms: discrimination, "employee rights", "hiring and firing", "sexual harassment", "work environment"
The online journals below provide information on employee legal issues in the workplace.
Other Useful Resources
From the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). Section on "Workplace" provides advice/resources for dealing with the legal ramifications for the following: Family and Medical Leave Act, ADA, discrimination/harassment, Family and Medical Leave act, bullying, workplace violence, health/safety issues and more.
Employment and Benefits Law
Provided by Dr. Will Yancey. Provides links to over 100 sites for the following: employment law topics, employment law directories, benefit, labor standards, Americans with Disabilities, labor-management relations and more. Sources include the Department of Labor (DOL), professional organizations, academic sites.
Employment Law: An Overview
Sponsored by Cornell's Law Information Institute (LII). Links to statutes, judicial decisions for federal and state employment law.
Human Resources - FindLaw
Links to state and federal employment law. Great source for beginning research.
Labor and Employment Law of the 50 States
Links to state labor law and agency websites. Also links to federal labor law sources. A good place to start.
Summary of the Major Laws of the Department of Labor
From the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Outstanding; find many of the DOL's laws/statutes in one place.