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Labor Law Posters

Kansas Labor Law Posters (free download)
https://www.dol.ks.gov/laws/download-posters

Federal Labor Law Posters (free download) Also find here those posters which you are required by federal law to display.
https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters

United State Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor Fact Sheets Numeric Index

U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is committed to providing employers with the tools they need to operate in compliance with the variety of labor laws enforced by the Division. WHD offers a number of useful compliance resources intended to provide employers with readily accessible, easy to understand information relevant to both their rights and to their responsibilities under the law. From our interactive E-laws advisor to a complete library of free, downloadable workplace posters, this site offers employers critical information to guide them toward operating their business in full compliance with federal labor regulations. Please see the following links to view available resources.

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay. recording keeping , and child labor requirement of the Fair Labor Standards Act. WHD also enforces the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage garnishment provision of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, and a number of employment standards and worker protections as provided in statuses.

Americans With Disabilities Act

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN provides the A to Z listings by disability, topic, and limitation. This information is designed to help employers and individuals determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). You will find ADA information, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information.

JAN’s A to Z is a starting point in the accommodation process and may not address every situation. Accommodations should be made on a case by case basis, considering each employee’s individual limitations and accommodation needs. Employers and individuals are encourage to contact JAN to discuss specific situations in more details.

Books

The Employer’s Legal Handbook, How to Manage Your Employees & Workplace by Fred S Steingold. Employment laws change often. Staying on top of them is essential to running an efficient, fair workplace—and heading off expensive lawsuits. Use this must-have desk reference to find answers to workplace questions, quickly and easily.
 
                The Employer’s Legal Handbook is the go-to guide for business owners and managers. It covers the most common and current employment law issues you need to know about, including:
·         applications, interviews, and hiring
·         must-have personnel policies
·         wage and hour laws
·         employee discipline and performance reviews
·         health care insurance and other employee benefits
·         employee taxes and payroll
·         family and medical leave
·         employee privacy
·         illegal harassment and discrimination
·         terminations, downsizing, and layoffs.
 
                The 15th edition provides updated 50-state legal information and explains the latest developments in employment law, including the rise of the remote workforce and other issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Performance Appraisal Source Book: A Collection of Practical Samples by Mike Deblieux. Combining the experience and work of many companies, this book provides tested tools for effective performance appraisals. Discussed are sub topics as designing a performance review, legal considerations, implementing an effective performance review system, and presenting reviews to employees. Sample forms are provided to help companies build their own systems. A CD-ROM with all of the appraisal forms in the book in both PDF and RTF formats are included.

Painless Performance Conversations: A Practical Approach to Critical Day-to-Day Workplace by Marnie E. Green. Actionable communication and management strategies for tackling difficult workplace discussions
Delivering the uncomfortable news that an employee is not stacking up can be stressful, and managers often have difficulties finding the right words to get their message across. Painless Performance Conversations presents actionable and practical communication and management strategies for any manager looking to effectively influence employee performance. Learn how to focus these conversations for maximum impact on performance, crystallize expectations for what success looks like, and engage employees in solution-finding.
Presenting four key mindsets and an easy to use conversation model, this book offers the tangible solutions managers need to tackle critical workplace discussions with poise and professionalism, as well as the tools needed to stay focused in otherwise difficult conversations.
·         Eliminates the pain and fear that leads to procrastination of tough workplace conversations.
·         Reduces the harmful impacts of judgment in performance conversation.
·         Helps managers create a culture of ownership and accountability.

NCKL Transition Notebook

Download the Microsoft Word Document file of the NCKL Transition Notebook and then customize it to your library in order to pass on necessary information to a new library directory. In case that does not work, here is a .pdf version of it (which is not editable).

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