Packed with cutting-edge cases and hands-on applications, Walsh's EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICE, 6E explains the major issues and rules of employment law in understandable terms. You learn how laws impact your career, as a manager or employee. The text addresses legal issues for each stage of employment, from hiring and managing to firing. Current news stories, hypothetical situations, and real cases help you understand how legal concepts apply to the actual workplace. Each chapter ends with a summary of practical advice for managers. Coverage addresses the most important topics of employment law including the latest legislation, regulations and case law. You learn how to prevent discrimination and harassment, accommodate disabled employees, provide family and medical leave, comply with wage and hour laws, and avoid wrongful terminations and other common legal issues.