Workers' compensation and employee protection laws in a nutshell

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Hood, Jack B
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Jack B. Hood, Benjamin A. Hardy, Jr., Harold S. Lewis, Jr
  • Fourth edition
  • St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, [2005]
  • ©2005
Physical Details
  • xlix, 543 pages ; 19 cm
031415311X, 9780314153111

  • Includes index.

  • pt. 1. Historical background of compensation legislation. Employment related actions and legislation -- pt. 2. The law of workers' compensation. Theories and policies of workers' compensation ; Workers' compensation and the law of torts ; The employee-employer relationship ; The coverage formula necessity for a "personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment" ; Death ; Medical expenses, disabilities and benefits ; Administration ; Extraterritorial problems and overlapping coverages ; Third party actions ; Future of workers' compensation -- pt. 3. Employee protection legislation. Unemployment compensation ; Fair Labor Standards Act ; Occupational Safety and Health Act ; Federal black lung benefits legislation ; Social Security ; Federal and state antidiscrimination laws in general ; Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, as amended through 1991 ; Title VII modes of proof, administrative procedures, and remedies ; Other federal antidiscrimination laws ; Miscellaneous employee protection laws
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