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HR Management - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll find a series of short and engaging lessons that examine the basics of human resource management. After examining HR management's goals and responsibilities, you'll see why human resources is important to organizational behavior and employee/labor relations. You can access this chapter at any time using your computer or mobile device. Take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to make sure you fully understand the information you study. Also, if you have any questions about the material, you'll be able to submit them to our instructors online. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Assess the primary objectives and responsibilities of human resource management
- Explain why the human relations movement is significant in organizational behavior
- Evaluate a variety of ethical issues in human resources
- Describe the role of human resources in employee and labor relations
1. Affordable Health Care Act: Description, Overview & Relevance to HR Management
One of the newest federal laws facing employers today is the Affordable Care Act. In this lesson, you'll be provided an overview of the Affordable Care Act and its relevance to human resource management. A short quiz follows.
2. Employment Discrimination: Definition and Laws
Employment discrimination occurs when a job applicant or employee is mistreated based on his or her race, national origin, gender, disability, religion, or age. This lesson defines employment discrimination and looks at Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
3. Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA
The workplace can be a dangerous place, and workers are injured and even killed on the job. In this lesson, you'll learn how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration works to minimize dangerous workplace conditions.
4. What is Age Discrimination in the Workplace? - Definition, Cases & Examples
Age discrimination in the workplace happens when a person's age is unfairly used as a factor in his or her employment. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 was enacted to protect older workers from this type of discrimination.
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