7.1. Federal Employment Legislation

The federal employment legislation covered in detail in Chapter 4, "Workforce Planning and Employment," is equally applicable for this functional area of the BOK. In addition, Congress has enacted labor legislation that significantly impacts employment relationships. Table 7.1 summarizes the legislation that impacts ELR activities.

Table 7.1. Federal Legislation Governing ELR Activities
TypeEnforcement AgencyChapter Reference
Civil rightsEEOC and/or OFCCP4
Executive ordersOFCCP4
Mass layoffsDOL4
PolygraphDOL7
PrivacyDepartment of Justice7
Veterans' rightsDOL, Veterans Employment and Training Service7
Labor relationsNLRB7

This chapter summarizes some of the significant case law related to these statutes and discusses ...

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