Employment Law

Chris Scearce
Mind Map by Chris Scearce, updated more than 1 year ago
Chris Scearce
Created by Chris Scearce about 6 years ago
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Employment Law Mind Map

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Employment Law
  1. Age Discrimination Act in Employment

    Annotations:

    • No discrimination against employees 40 or older
    1. Agency Shop

      Annotations:

      • Pay union dues; not required to join union
      1. Americans with Disability Act

        Annotations:

        • No discrimination against people with disability
        1. Closed shop

          Annotations:

          • Must join union before being hired by a company
          1. Disparate Impact

            Annotations:

            • Creates a seemingly fair employment practice but backfires
            1. Employee

              Annotations:

              • someone who works for a wage
              1. Employer

                Annotations:

                • Someone who pays for someone to work for them
                1. Employment Law

                  Annotations:

                  • Governs relationship between employer and employee
                  1. Employment-at-will

                    Annotations:

                    • can terminate contract without breach
                    1. Express employment agreement

                      Annotations:

                      • Contract specifically states conditions of employment
                      1. Fair Labor Standards Act

                        Annotations:

                        • sets minimum wage
                        1. Family and Medical Leave Act

                          Annotations:

                          • provides job-protected leave for medical reasons
                          1. Implied employment agreement

                            Annotations:

                            • contract terms are inferred
                            1. Independent contracter

                              Annotations:

                              • employee not subject to control
                              1. North Carolina Department of Labour

                                Annotations:

                                • promotes well-being of NC workers
                                1. NCYEPWHANO

                                  Annotations:

                                  • State law sets labor standards for 17 or younger
                                  1. Occupational Safety and Health Act

                                    Annotations:

                                    • Federal Law promotes safety standards
                                    1. Open Shop

                                      Annotations:

                                      • union arrangement in which employees don't have to do anything
                                      1. Right-to-Work Law

                                        Annotations:

                                        • Prohibits employers from requiring employees to join union
                                        1. Social Security Act

                                          Annotations:

                                          • Provide financial assistance to workers for retirement
                                          1. Civil Rights Act of 1991

                                            Annotations:

                                            • Strengthen civil rights laws 
                                            1. Title VII Civil Right Act of 1964

                                              Annotations:

                                              • Prohibits discrimination against applicants 
                                              1. Unemployment Compensation

                                                Annotations:

                                                • Receive compensation while unemployed
                                                1. Union Shop

                                                  Annotations:

                                                  • union arrangement where non-union applicants can be hired
                                                  1. Workers Compensation

                                                    Annotations:

                                                    • receive payment while injured 
                                                    1. Union

                                                      Annotations:

                                                      • organization comprised by employees aimed to improve employee conditions
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