Book Title:

American Bar Association Guide to Workplace Law, 2nd Edition: Everything Every Employer and Employee Needs to Know About the Law & Hiring, Firing, Discrimination, …Maternity Leave, & Other Workplace Issues (Paperback)
by American Bar Association (Author)

Editorial Reviews:

Book Description

Regardless of your occupation or title, or whether you an employee or small business owner, it’s essential to know your rights. From the nation’s leading legal authority, this completely revised and updated edition of The American Bar Association Guide to Workplace Law provides helpful insight and information for employers and employees alike.

  • Topics include hiring, firing, retirement, sexual harassment, maternity leave, workplace safety, and more-all explained in clear, non-technical language
  • Thoroughly researched and updated by members of the American Bar Association, the nation’s most authoritative legal organization
  • Features sidebars containing tips, advice, and key information

Book Description

The law affects just about every aspect of work, from hiring to firing to retiring. Now, as they’ve done with wills and estates, home ownership, family law, and consumer law, the American Bar Association has written this clear and compact guide to all the law that one needs to know, whether employee or employer. As in all ABA books, the advice is dependable and in plain English – not “legalese.”


Written and reviewed by America’s finest lawyers, a clear and comprehensive guide to legal matters in the workplace covers such topics as The Family and Medical Leave Act, workers’ compensation, and unemployment benefits.

Card catalog description

The ABA Guide to Workplace Law is the complete and easy guide to the laws that affect the workplace. Organized in easy-to-follow chapters, with plenty of informative sidebars and checklists, The ABA Guide to Workplace Law covers all of the topics that are important to employees and employers, from the law that surrounds hiring and firing to specific questions about workplace safety.

Like all of the books in the American Bar Association series, The ABA Guide to Workplace Law is written and reviewed by a group of America’s top lawyers and provides expert recommendations. Whether you’re the boss or an employee, The ABA Guide to Workplace Law has the answers you need.

About the Author

The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. With more than 40,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.