Employment & Labor Law

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Trevor Wayne Howell


A review of the law governing regulation of the employment relationship. Age and handicap/disability prohibitions, anti-retaliation and whistle blower laws, and common law protection against wrongful discharges are covered. Race and sex discrimination prohibitions are emphasized. Legal problems incident to collective bargaining by employees at common-law and under modern federal and state legislation, Taft Hartley Act, closed shop, union shop, picketing, the strike, rights of labor and rights of management, common law rights of employees and rights under modern federal and state discrimination statutes are examined.