Other employment laws

Other employment laws - lists additional federal laws that...

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Other employment laws Several other laws impact staffing practices as well. The Fair Labor Standards Act specifies the  minimum wage, overtime pay rules, and child labor regulations. The Employee Polygraph Protection  Act outlaws almost all uses of the polygraph machine for employment purposes. Privacy laws  provide legal rights regarding who has access to information about work history and job performance  for employees in certain jurisdictions. Under the Whistleblower Protection Act, some employees who  publicize dangerous employer practices are entitled to legal protection. Table 1
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Unformatted text preview: lists additional federal laws that shape HRM practices. TABLE 1 Some Federal Laws Shaping HRM Practices Law Date Description National Labor Relations Act 1935 Requires employers to recognize a union chosen by the majority of the employees and to establish procedures governing collective bargaining. Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1967, amended in 1978 and 1986 Prohibits age discrimination against employees between 40 and 65 years of age and restricts mandatory retirement....
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