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L293 (4/20/2009) Employment Law Employment Law o The fun stuff: Employment discrimination Employee privacy Wrongful discharge o Today: Basic government regulations that control employee-employer relationship Employee Health, Safety, and Well-Being Protecting health, safety, and well-being of workers and their families o Workers’ Compensation o Occupational Safety and Health Act o Family and Medical Leave Act Workers’ Compensation o When applicable, workers’ comp laws allow injured employees to recover under strict liability o Only protects employees (not independent contractors); may exempt small businesses o Eliminates employer defenses of contributory negligence, assumption of risk, and the fellow-servant rule o Usually exclusive remedy for employee Workers’ Comp Recovery o Hospital and medical expenses o Vocational rehabilitation o Disability o Death benefits to survivors and dependents o Specified recoveries for loss of certain body parts
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