CHLA Recommended Publications
The below publications provide important legal information, including details about labor laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and employment issues for California businesses and employers. They are all available from outside retailers, linked below.
ADA in Details: Interpreting the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design – Provides visual interpretations of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design in a user-friendly format packed with practical design details. The book is available for purchase on Amazon.
Wage & Hour Manual – Provides a concise, practical guide to all wage and hour issues and an explanation of some of the common pitfalls that can cause substantial or recurring liability for employers. Available from Castle Publications.
Employee Handbook and Personnel Policies Manual – A guide to developing personnel policies providing you with useful information on preparing your own employee handbook. Available from Castle Publications.
Employment Discrimination and EEO Practice Manual – Identifies and discusses many areas within the vast body of civil rights and handicapped laws that have caused employers liability in the past. Available from Castle Publications.
Wrongful Discharge, Staff Reduction and Employment Practices Manual – A comprehensive, practical guide to all of the troublesome aspects of wrongful discharge claims and many other employment issues. Topics include “at will” employment, negligent hiring and retention, how to administer disciplinary actions, performance evaluations and lay-offs. Available from Castle Publications.
Employer’s Guide to the Americans with Disabilities Act (Third Edition) – This 60-page manual provides concise, practical information for employers regarding Title I of the ADA, and it answers your questions on this topic. It also addresses the interrelationship of the ADA with other federal and state disability discrimination laws. Available from Castle Publications.
Family and Medical Leave Manual for California Employers – This publication guides employers through the complicated web of rules created by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. It examines the key features of the state and federal laws as well as providing sample forms and checklists. Available from Castle Publications.