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Employment Law for Business: 2024 Release
Employment Law for Business: 2024 Release

Employment Law for Business: 2024 Release

ISBN10: 1264878591 | ISBN13: 9781264878598
By Dawn Bennett-Alexander and Laura Hartman

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Bennett-Alexander and Hartman's Employment Law for Business addresses employment law and employment decisions from a managerial perspective. This textbook shows students how to manage effectively and efficiently, with full comprehension of the legal ramifications of their decisions. Students learn to analyze employment law facts using concrete examples of thorny management-related legal dilemmas. The authors illustrate the various methods that can be used to reach a resolution, so that students understand how to make their own business decisions based on legal considerations.  

 1 The Regulation of Employment 
 2 The Employment Law Toolkit: Resources for Understanding the Law and Recurring Legal Concepts 
 3 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 
 4 Legal Construction of the Employment Environment 

 5 Affirmative Action 
 6 Race and Color Discrimination 
 7 National Origin Discrimination 
 8 Gender Discrimination 
 9 Sexual Harassment 
10 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination 
11 Religious Discrimination 
12 Age Discrimination 
13 Disability Discrimination 

14 The Employee’s Right to Privacy and Management of Personal Information 
15 Labor Law 
16 Selected Employment Benefits and Protections

About the Author

Dawn Bennett-Alexander

Dawn Bennett-Alexander earned her B.S. in sociology at Federal City College (now the University of the District of Columbia) and her J.D. at Howard University School of Law. She is a tenured associate professor of employment law and legal studies at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. She has been admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia as well as six federal jurisdictions. Before teaching, Professor Bennett-Alexander worked at the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the White House Domestic Council, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice Appellate Division, and Antioch School of Law.

Laura Hartman

Laura Pincus Hartman is Executive Director of the School of Choice Education Organization, a U.S.–based nonprofit that she cofounded, which oversees the School of Choice/L’Ecole de Choix, a unique leadership development education program in Haiti that serves children and families living in extreme conditions of poverty. 

Hartman also is professor emerita at DePaul University. She held a number of roles during her almost three-decade career there, including Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vincent de Paul Professor of Business Ethics at DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business, and Director of its Institute for Business and Professional Ethics. From 2015 to 2017, Hartman also served as the inaugural Director of the Susilo Institute for Ethics in the Global Economy at Boston University and Clinical Professor of Business Ethics in BU’s Department of Organizational Behavior. She has been privileged to serve as an Associated Professor at the Kedge Business School (Marseille, France) and has taught as a visiting professor at INSEAD (France), HEC (France), the Université Paul Cezanne Aix Marseille III, the University of Toulouse, and the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, and served as the Gourley Professor of Ethics at the Melbourne Business School. 

Hartman is past president of the Society for Business Ethics and established its Professional Mentorship Program. She is the coauthor of Employment Law for Business (McGraw-Hill). Hartman graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University and received her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. She divides her time between Haiti and Sint Maarten, and has been a mother to two daughters.

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