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Laws & Regulations Assignment



INSTRUCTIONS

* * * Please read the instructions carefully. * * *

The following alphabetical list of employment regulations and issues is not complete. The list needs to be updated.

Using your text book as your primary source, then supplementing the text book with library resources and/or Internet resources, do the following:

Choose twenty (20) of the items from the list below.
Your list must contain all items marked with an asterisk (*).

  • List the item, year enacted, and acronym, if applicable. (Do not create an acronym.)

  • State how many employees (size of employer/organization) the law applies to or "n/a" if it is not applicable.

  • Write a two (2) to five (5) sentence description of each regulation you have selected. Be concise.

Include in your description (one paragraph with three to five concise sentences):

  • What and/or who is covered;

  • what is required of the organization or employer;

  • does the employee have any responsibilities?

  • All work is to be typed and emailed.

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    Do not wait to get started on this assignment.

    You are encouraged to ask questions if you do not understand any aspect of this assignment.




    REGULATORY / LEGAL ISSUES
    (list last revised in 2009)

    A NON-COMPREHENSIVE LISTING

    1. * Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967
    2. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
    3. * Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990
    4. Bankruptcy Act (1978)
    5. Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA)
    6. Childrens Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA)
    7. Civil Rights Act of 1866
    8. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    9. Civil Rights Act of 1991
    10. Comparable Worth
    11. Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1986
    12. Copeland Act of 1934
    13. Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) of 1968
    14. Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA)
    15. Davis Bacon Act of 1931
    16. Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
    17. Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) of 1988
    18. Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974
    19. * Employment-At-Will
    20. Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA)
    21. * Equal Pay Act (EPA) of 1963
    22. Equal Pay for Equal Work
    23. * Executive Order 11246 of 1965
    24. Executive Order 13201
    25. Executive Order 11375
    26. Executive Order 11478
    27. Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT)
    28. Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) of 1969
    29. * Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938
    30. * Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993
    31. Federal Election Campaign Act (1971)
    32. Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA)
    33. Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) of 1935
    34. Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (Mine Act)
    35. Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008
    36. Hazard Communication Standards (1986)
    37. Higher Education Act (1965)
    38. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996
    39. * Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)
    40. Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
    41. Jury Service and Selection Act
    42. Labor-Management Relations Act (1947) - (LMRA)
    43. Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) (1959)
    44. * Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 (2009)
    45. Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA)
    46. McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA)
    47. Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
    48. Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA) of 1996
    49. Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)
    50. National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1947
    51. Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act of 1996
    52. Norris-LaGuardia Act of 1932
    53. * Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970
    54. Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (1990)
    55. OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
    56. Portal to Portal Pay Act (1947)
    57. Pregnancy Discrimination Act (1978)
    58. Protection of Jurors’ Employment (1978)
    59. Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 503
    60. Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002
    61. Sherman Anti-Trust Act of 1890
    62. State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act (1972)
    63. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    64. * Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures of 1978
    65. * Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) of 1994
    66. Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004
    67. * Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Act (VEVRA) of 1974
    68. Vocational Rehabilitation Act (1973)
    69. Walsh-Healy Act of 1936
    70. Women's Health & Cancer Rights Act of 1998
    71. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) of 1988
    72. Workforce Reinvestment and Adult Education Act of 2003




    Instructor:

    • John G. Brau, SPHR
    • Tel.: 281-393-1100
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