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By David Stephanides — The WK Labor & Employment Law Library provides publications in a single comprehensive source for labor and employment law. WK publications include fair employment practices, labor relations and disabilities law at the federal and state employment law resourceslevels and provides comprehensive primary source research materials, annotated explanations along with news and current developments.

Aspen Publishers treatises present expert-authored analytic and practical guidance covering employee terminations, disabilities law and practice, employment discrimination litigation, sexual harassment in the workplace, covenants not to compete, and immigration law.

The Library includes:

  • Twenty-one Labor & Employment research publications and treatises
  • Unlimited access to 200,000 cases dating back to the 1930’s
  • Time-saving tools such as State and Federal Law Compare, allowing comparison of topics across multiple jurisdictions
The library covers:

Employment Law

  • Accommodating Disabilities—Business Management Guide

    This guide covers the full scope of disability and accommodation requirements and gives practical,

    cost-effective strategies.

  • Accommodating Disabilities Decisions

    Key court decisions are at your fingertips for a fast but thorough overview of disability discrimination law. Critical points and legal precedents are highlighted with headnotes, and a subject matter index helps you locate the full text of cases. Handy tools such as compliance charts and samples aid your research.

  • EEOC Compliance Manual

    Your source for the full text of the EEOC’s manual of current guidelines and directives for bringing and settling job discrimination lawsuits against employers. This practitioner’s guide interprets the law for all forms of discrimination—sexual harassment, age discrimination, family leave and more—while explaining unlawful practices.

  • Employment Practices Guide

    This guide offers complete coverage of state and federal antidiscrimination laws and regulations, comprehensive explanations of laws that impose equal pay requirements and prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or age.

  • OFCCP Federal Contract Compliance Manual

    Get quick and easy access to text, cases and the affirmative action rules concerning gender, disability, race and veteran status that apply to federal contractors.

  • State and Federal Employment Law Compare

    This innovative tool helps you quickly compare multiple state employment laws in an easy-to-read chart. You get a complete, self-contained state and federal employment law product providing summaries and full text of state and federal employment laws, regulations, executive orders plus case law. State Employment Law DDUs (Daily Document Updates) and a State Law Tracker are also included with this tool. (Updated weekly)

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  • State and Federal Employment Law Trackers

    Receive daily email alerts and updates on important employment law issues.

  • State Employment Laws

    Find answers to state employment law questions quickly and easily with our unique, consistently organized format. Search using plain language across one state or all 50 states, plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. This valuable resource helps ensure compliance with state employment laws and helps you make more informed decisions.

  • Wages-Hours Reporter

    Here’s the help you need to navigate through the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state and federal laws and regulations. Current reports provide authoritative information regarding minimum wages, equal pay for equal work, overtime and the prevailing wage rules affecting government contractors.

Labor Law

  • Labor Arbitration Awards

    A repository of awards from 1960 that settle grievances between employees and employers under union contracts. Awards cover a variety of industries and deal with grievances of wide interest and application. Includes Smart Chart functionality.

  • Labor Relations

    Includes full text and explanatory material covering union organizing, collective bargaining and contract administration. Reporting includes federal and state court decisions, statutes, regulations, and NLRB decisions and rules.
  • Labor Law Journal

    This quarterly journal reviews the complex relationship of law, labor, management, and the economy.
  • NLRB Case Handling Manual

    This manual gives you a clear understanding of the NLRB’s procedures for processing cases to ensure your case conforms to the Board’s guidelines.


  • Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook

    Organized by topic, the first half of the ADA Handbook analyzes statutory language, legislative history, agency ADA regulations and relevant case law. The second half of the Handbook walks you through the chronology of a lawsuit.

  • Covenants Not to Compete

    Offers a complete, practical resource on the subject of restrictive covenants, including plaintiff and defendant approaches.

  • EEO Compliance Guide

    Receive expert analysis and explanations on all major EEOC decisions in one place. Designed to meet the needs of both employment law attorneys and human resources professionals, the Guide examines all the major administrative and judicial decisions, interpretive memoranda and other publications of the EEOC, providing compliance advice as well as the full text.

    The Guide presents explanations of EEOC regulations with annotations to relevant judicial decisions, giving you fast access to these same regulations through quick-reference charts. It also covers topics such as laws enforced by the EEOC, how to establish employment policies and practices, as well as sex, age, race, color and national origin discrimination.

  • Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice

    Delivers comprehensive coverage of the laws encompassing employment discrimination—including Title VII, the Civil Rights Acts of 1991, ADA, ADEA, and the Equal Pay Act. Case law discussion included.

  • Employer’s Guide to Union Organizing Campaigns

    Get the insights and tools needed to guide your company through every stage of a union organizing campaign.

    You’ll be able to react quickly, effectively, and legally even before organizing begins. Also included is complete coverage of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFRA) and current case law, plus sample letters, checklists, and documents ready for immediate use.

  • Employment Discrimination: Law and Practice

    Provides a comprehensive and clear discussion of difficult and complex legal problems involved in employment discrimination actions. This timely resource explains laws, rulings, and requirements and delivers thorough legal analysis together with tried and tested practice materials. Covering the scope of relevant legislation and analyzing Supreme Court cases in depth, this treatise addresses topics such as disability law developments, sexual harassment, religious discrimination, and continuing violations.

  • Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation

    Organized to allow quick access to specific information—whether acting as counsel for the plaintiff or the defendant—the Handbook delivers clear, concise coverage of the laws governing every aspect of a Section 1983 case.

  • Immigration Law in the Workplace

    Leading immigration employment and tax experts provide clear, concise guidance on complying with the latest federal laws. Included are well-documented explanations, charts, forms, and compliance programs, as well as chapters on Social Security and tax issues.

  • International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook

    As more and more companies invest overseas, the need for readily available, accurate, and detailed knowledge of labour and employment laws in multiple jurisdictions becomes an essential resource for employers and their counsel. This publication provides exactly such a tool. Each country chapter, written by a distinguished legal practitioner in that country, is based on a standard outline that allows users to compare the legal landscape and analyze solutions to employment problems in each country.

    Practical features such as checklists; step-by-step compliance procedures; specific applicable fines and penalties; and much more are included throughout. Thoroughly practical in orientation, the Handbook is easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

  • Representing Plaintiffs in Title VII Actions

    Discusses all the key topics and issues surrounding Title VII actions and the process of representing plaintiffs in such cases.

  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Law and Practice

    Guides you through all relevant administrative and legal proceedings, from client interviews to attorney fees, with discussion of state and federal remedies available to maximize recovery.

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The online resource that addresses complex HR issues with practical answer-oriented information. The Library provides everything you need to comply with federal and state laws and changing HR practices, covering these topics:

  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Discrimination and Retaliation
  • Employee Relations
  • HR Management
  • Organizational and Employee Development
  • Safety, Security, Risk Management
  • Staffing
  • Unions

The Library features:

  • Organization both by the topics listed above and by type of information: quick answers, analysis and guidance, “Issues and Answers,” sample documents and tools, and training
  • State and federal employment laws, including full text of laws and regulations, plus summaries of key areas
  • Hundreds of benchmarks, checklists, expert advice, forms, and sample policies
  • Time-saving tools:
  • Administaff® Performance Now helps you implement a year-round performance management process.
  • Administaff® Descriptions Now® for creating ADA-compliant job descriptions quickly and easily
  • Interactive forms include hundreds of federal and state forms that cover wages/hours, EEO, immigration and much more
  • FMLA-ADA Leave Advisor

    The FMLA-ADA Leave Advisor is designed for HR personnel who must administer requests for leave, or for attorneys who advise employers of their obligations under leave laws.

    It takes you through the maze of federal leave laws by using interactive questions. Once the questions are answered, the Advisor generates a detailed analysis for your records.

    The Advisor also helps you determine whether a leave request falls under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), is a request for reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or is both or neither.

News and Recent Developments

  • HR Tracker™ and State Employment LawTracker™

    Tracker is a customizable daily news service where you select the type of news to receive each day. You can also select Tracker options that will alert you to any new information posted each day.

    The State Employment Law Tracker and the HR Tracker are complimentary with your subscription to the HR Compliance Library.

  • Employment NetNews™

    A complimentary service, Employment NetNews delivers a weekly news summary of HR compliance issues and employment law trends, as well as other topics related to day-to-day workplace matters.
  • Ideas and Trends™ Newsletter

    This monthly newsletter offers in-depth discussions of industry topics with an emphasis on practical guidance.

    Each issue features exclusive interviews with HR policymakers, colleagues and experts. It also brings you case studies, industry survey results and practice tips.

OPTIONAL TOOLS to add on to your Library

  • State and Federal Employment Law Compare

    This innovative tool helps you quickly compare multiple state employment laws in an easy-to-read chart.

    You get a complete, self-contained product providing summaries and full text of state and federal employment laws, regulations, executive orders plus case law. State Employment Law Daily Document Updates and State Law Tracker News are also included. (Updated daily) Now available via IntelliConnect mobile app (IC Mobile)

  • HR Training Tools in PowerPoint

    Updated regularly, each PowerPoint presentation is easily downloaded from the IntelliConnect research platform.

    Designed to train managers, supervisors or employees, each course is completely customizable for adapting to the specific needs of your organization.

    The following are examples of the training topics covered:

    • Fair Labor Standards Act Training
    • Discrimination/Harassment Prevention Training
    • Violence in the Workplace Prevention Training
    • Workplace Substance Abuse Prevention Training
    • Discipline Training
    • Hiring Training
    • Internal Investigations Training
    • FMLA Training
    • ADA Training
    • Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

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