Ch 25: Small Business Employment Law

About This Chapter

Consult these informative lessons to study employment law for small businesses. The chapter can be accessed at any time to help you prepare for exams, finish homework assignments, bring up your grades and much more.

Small Business Employment Law - Chapter Summary

This chapter covers the major employment laws and regulations. Our expert business instructors show you the essential components of several employment laws that protect employee rights, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the National Labor Relations Act.

Study this chapter at your own pace and take the self-assessment quizzes to make sure you fully understand the details of these particular employment laws. You can easily access the chapter on any device that has an Internet connection, which allows you to study wherever you happen to be. Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be equipped to:

  • Evaluate Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and assess its impact on human resource management
  • Break down regulations and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Outline the purpose of affirmative action and differentiate between adverse impacts and protected groups
  • Explain how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to protect employees from dangerous workplace environments/situations
  • Summarize the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the Civil Service Reform Act and the Taft-Hartley Act

5 Lessons in Chapter 25: Small Business Employment Law
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

1. Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

One of the most important employment laws on the books is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this lesson, you'll learn about Title VII, its regulations and how it affects human resources management. A short quiz follows.

Equal Employment Opportunity: ADA Law & Regulations

2. Equal Employment Opportunity: ADA Law & Regulations

One of the most important employment laws on the books for human resource managers is the Americans with Disabilities Act. In this lesson, you'll learn some of its key provisions and concepts. A short quiz follows.

Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

3. Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

Affirmative action creates a diverse workplace for organizations. Legislation was passed to help protected groups not have an adverse impact on employment opportunities. In this lesson, find out the difference between protected groups and adverse impacts.

Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA

4. 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.

Labor Relations & Unions: NLRA, Taft-Hartley & the Civil Service Reform Act

5. Labor Relations & Unions: NLRA, Taft-Hartley & the Civil Service Reform Act

The relationship between labor and management is governed by a set of federal labor laws. In this lesson, you'll learn about the National Labor Relations Act, the Taft-Hartley Act and the Civil Service Reform Act. A short quiz follows.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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