MGT 303 employment law 1

MGT 303 employment law 1 - Chapter 3 -The Legal...

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Chapter 3 -The Legal Environment: Equal Employment and Safety Sunday, February 13, 2011 7:51 PM 1935 -NLRA -National Labor Relations Act-federal law that allows employees to join a union and collectively bargain A. No safety laws at the time and very poor treatment and working conditions B. Employees would pick random people because they had so much supply of labor C. Protects the rights of employees and employers, encourages collective bargaining, and curtails certain private sector labor and management practices, which can harm the general welfare of workers , businesses and the U.S. economy D. Guarantees workers the right to join unions without fear of management reprisal E. Created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to enforce this right and prohibited employers from committing unfair labor practices that might discourage organizing or prevent workers from negotiating a union contract F. Makes 5 Types of Conducts Illegal a. Employer interference, restraint, or coercion directed against union or collective activity b. Employer domination of unions c. Employer discrimination against employees who take part in union or collective activities d. Employer retaliation for filing unfair labor practice charges or cooperating with the NLRB e. Employer refusal to bargain in good faith with union representatives 1938 -FLSA -Fair Labor Standards Act A. Establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments B. Covered nonexempt workers are entitled to a minimum wage of not less than $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009 C. Covered nonexempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course MGT 303 taught by Professor Waugh during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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