employment law: an overview
Employment law is a broad area encompassing all areas of the employer/employee relationship except the negotiation process covered by labor law and collective bargaining. See, Labor Law & Collective Bargaining and Arbitration. Employment law consists of thousands of Federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions. Many employment laws (e.g., minimum wage regulations) were enacted as protective labor legislation. Other employment laws take the form of public insurance, such as unemployment compensation.
Specific areas within the broad category of employment law covered under their own topical entries include:
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) The hiring of a person for compensation, in which the employer has the right to control how the employee does the job. 2) The job for which an employee is hired.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:15 pm