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The firm attorneys have produced a library of useful resource materials available for purchase. Click on any title to read excerpts from the publication online. To order any publication, click here to go to the publications order page or contact us at 404-365-0900.

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH LAW: COMPLIANCE AND PRACTICE

Written by three attorneys in the firm, J. Larry Stine, Mark A. Waschak and Elizabeth K. Dorminey, this one volume treatise is the definitive OSHA reference guide. It is an invaluable resource for human resources professionals, safety professionals, attorneys and safety consultants.

GEORGIA EMPLOYMENT LAW, 3RD ED (2000)

(Author: James W. Wimberly, Jr., Senior Principal): Completely updated and revised to reflect cases and legislation through 2007, this 450+ page treatise is considered the authoritative work on Georgia's labor and employment laws and cases. It includes not only those topics traditionally covered by an employment law treatise, such as compensation and benefits, organization of employees, and terms and conditions of employment, but also topics concerning the developing areas of employees searches and surveillance, negligent hiring and retention, medical information, selection procedures, polygraph and truth verification, drug testing, AIDS confidentiality, and affirmative action in Georgia.

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WAGE AND HOUR LAW: COMPLIANCE AND PRACTICE:

Written by two of the principals in the firm, J. Larry Stine and Les A. Schneider, this 3600+ page treatise is the definitive wage and hour reference guide. It is an invaluable resource for human resources professionals, personnel directors, general practitioners, and accountants.

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WIMBERLY & LAWSON 2011 ANNUAL LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW DESK REFERENCE:

This manual is an excellent reference for all of the "hot topics" in labor and employment law, containing numerous articles concerning the latest in ADA, EEOC guidelines, monitoring of employees, sexual harassment prevention, employee opinion surveys, union-management relations, OSHA, wage and hour and many others.

THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS:

This comprehensive 300+ page guide explains in full detail how to identify and handle FMLA leaves of absence.

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HUMAN RESOURCE EXECUTIVE'S DESK REFERENCE:

This 300+ page manual covers virtually every aspect of human resources. It details what today's human resource executive needs to do, should not do, and how to handle complaints from employees.

A MOVE TOWARD EQUITY: TAXING AND LICENSING BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS UNDER GEORGIA LAW:

Co-written by one of the firm's senior principals, this 200+ page manual will help companies understand how local governments in Georgia tax companies under the new business tax structure.

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK:

This 180+ page handbook provides a thorough, step-by-step guide to writing, revising, distributing and enforcing your employee handbook.

STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFULLY HANDLING SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS:

This 90+ page handbook provides an overview of the issues challenging employers in the emotionally-charged area of sexual harassment. Recent legal developments make it imperative for every employer to recognize potential harassment and address complaints of harassment in a positive and effective manner.

EMPLOYER'S IMMIGRATION HANDBOOK:

This 90+ page handbook contains valuable information about the immigration laws that affect the employment relationship. It explains the laws that attempt to prevent the employment of unauthorized aliens, reveals what constitutes unfair immigration-related employment practices and the consequences for engaging in such practices, and explains how aliens can obtain temporary or permanent authorization to work in the United States.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING GUIDEBOOK:

This 70+ page guidebook clearly explains Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations and lists items that should be addressed in any drug and alcohol testing policy.

INTERNAL AUDIT OF EMPLOYMENT POLICIES:

This 60+ page manual provides a detailed checklist of hiring and termination procedures, personnel policies, employee benefits, and other checklists that will guide employers when conducting an internal audit of their employment policies.

VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE: POLICY AND PROGRAMS FOR RISK REDUCTION:

This 30+ page publication clearly explains OSHA's new workplace violence policy guidelines and how to set up a workplace violence prevention program and contains many useful sample policies and forms.

COMPLYING WITH THE AMENDED FEDERAL CREDIT REPORTING ACT:

This 30+ page manual provides an informative, instructional guideline for understanding this new federal law and its impact on employee hiring practices.

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