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PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by William H. Truesdell, Dory Willer

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CHAPTER2

U.S. Laws and Regulations

In this chapter we introduce the federal laws and legislation that the human resource professional must be knowledgeable of. After studying this chapter and completing the test questions, you should have an understanding of the relevance of these laws to the employment relationship. HR professionals in both small and large companies play an important role in dealing with day-to-day employment issues relating to recruiting, hiring, managing, and training of employees. Ensuring that an employer’s policies and actions follow the law, and keeping employers out of legal jeopardy, are essential function valued by employers.

What You Need to Know Concerning Employee Management

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