This chapter provides a cursory description of the major pieces of legislation governing human resource policies in the United States of America. While this discussion is not intended to be exhaustive, knowing the major historical and current laws governing the hiring and treatment of employees is key to understanding the role of human resources in today’s corporate environment.
After completing this chapter, the student should be able to
1. Identify and understand the limitations of human resource management.
2. Understand the relationship between HR and the law.
3. Describe and conduct a utilization analysis.
4. Understand the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities ...