Employment Definitions:

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Employment Definitions

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Employment Definitions:
  1. Age Discrimination Act in Employment-

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    • an employment that discriminates against applicants and employees that are 40 years age or older in hiring.
    1. Agency Shop-

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      • type of union arranged in employees that is not required to join the union but the are required to pay the dues for the union
      1. Americans with Disability Act-

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        • federal law that discriminates on an individual's disability
        1. Closed Shop-

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          • type of union arranged in that the applicants must join the union before being hired by anyone
          1. Disparate Impact-

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            • happens when an employer creates a seemingly fair employment practice which has a negative impact on memeber
            1. Employee-

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              • a person that works for an employer for a wage, salary, payment or fee
              1. Employer-

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                • a person that pays an employee a wage, salary, payment or fee
                1. Employment Law-

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                  • a division of law that has the relationship between employees and employers
                  1. Employment-At-Will-

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                    • when an employee or employer can terminate employment for any reason without being liable
                    1. Express Employment Agreement-

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                      • a formal contract that states the terms and conditions of employment.
                      1. Fair Labor Standards Act-

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                        • federal law that sets the minimum wage, overtime pay, and age requirements of certain employees
                        1. Implied Employment Agreement-

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                          • an employment contract in which terms and conditions may be done through the actions, comments and promises of either the employee or employer.
                          1. Independent Contractor-

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                            • person who works for an employer for a wage, salary, payment or fee; the person is also not subjected to the control of the employee
                            1. Family and Medical Leave Act-

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                              • provides eligible employees with unpaid, job-protected leave for a certain family matter or illness
                              1. NC Department of Labor-

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                                • promotes the general well being safety and health of NC works.
                                1. NC Youth Employment Provisions of the Wage and Hour Act of Nonagricultural Occupations-

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                                  • state law that sets the labor standards and guidelines for youth 17 and younger.
                                  1. Occupational Safety and Health Act-

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                                    • federal law that establishes and promotes workplace safety standards for companies
                                    1. Open Shop-

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                                      • type of union arranged when employees are neither required to join the union nor pay the dues of the union
                                      1. Right-to-Work Law-

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                                        • state law that prohibits employees from requiring employees to join a union or pay union dues.
                                        1. Social Security Act-

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                                          • created to provide financial assistance to allow workers and their dependents in the form of retirement, disability and death benefits.
                                          1. Civil Rights Act of 1991-

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                                            • created to strengthen civil rights laws; especially the principle of disparate impact.
                                            1. Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964-

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                                              • lets employers, and union from discriminating against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color and religion.
                                              1. Unemployment Compensation-

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                                                • an insurance program that provides temporary income of qualified individuals.
                                                1. Union-

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                                                  • type of organization comprised of employees; formed to ensure favorable work conditions and wages.
                                                  1. Union Shop-

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                                                    • type of union arranged in which non-union applicants can be hired but must join the union within a certain amount of time.
                                                    1. Workers' Compensation-

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                                                      • gov't regulated program that provides medical benefits and income to employees who are injured of acquire a disease/
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