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2014 New York Human Resources Library

The HR world can be a confusing and intimidating place not to mention costly if you find yourself in legal trouble. The New York HR Library will help you hire, discipline, pay and manage your most valuable resource your employees.

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2014 New York Human Resources Manual

2014 Employment Law Survival Guides

Includes a hardcopy and online subscription
$91.20/$114 (BCNYS member/non-member)

Authored by: Cozen O'Connor

The New York Human Resources Manual is an HR manager’s dream come true, covering everything from pre-hire through post-termination. Purchase includes both a hardcopy and an online subscription, which allows you to search the entire book anywhere you have Internet access and is updated as changes happen. Written in plain-English, you'll find chapters on:

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2014 Model Policies and Forms for New York Employers

2013 Model Policies and Forms for New York EmployersIncludes online subscription and downloadable Word versions of each policy and form so you can personalize and print to meet your needs
$91.20/$114 (BCNYS member/non-member)

Authored:Sutherland Asbill & Brennan

Model Policies and Forms for New York Employers includes hundreds of pages of forms, checklists, sample policies, and author commentary so you know the difference between what is optional and what is legally essential when it comes to creating an employee handbook.

This resource is online at www.hrsimple.com/ny and you will be able to download the policies and forms, and then personalize and print what you need with a simple click of a button. It's like having your HR file cabinet on the Internet! Includes chapters on:

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New York HR Update e-newsletter

Purchase of the New York HR Library also includes a one-year subscription to our weekly e-newsletter, HR Update, an entertaining and informative way to keep up to date with HR news and practices.

Topic-specific books also available in the New York HR Library:

Employment Verification
An Employer’s Guide to Immigration, Form I-9, and E-verify

Employment Verifications$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: The Cavanagh Law Firm

This resource deciphers the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your staff and maintaining a business that is in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). Enforcement of these immigration laws has never been greater. With our informative, plain-English guide, you’ll have all the information you need to stay in compliance and out of trouble, saving you money and headaches. It covers topics such as how to complete the I-9 Form, how to respond to visits and calls concerning immigration, expired documents and the I-9 Form, no-match letters and wage reporting compliance, and many more.

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Health Care Reform A Year-By-Year Guide for Employers

Health Care Reform$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: Barran Liebman LLP

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), sparking large-scale changes in the health insurance market and massive confusion amongst employers. The Health Care Reform increases employer responsibilities with notice and reporting requirements, and also sets out many areas where employers can be fined costly penalties. This guide for employers aims to simplify the Health Care Reform transition by providing 13 chapters and 4 appendices on subjects of most concern to you. It includes in-depth explanations, tips for compliance, an employer checklist, timelines, and a year-by-year breakdown of the things you need to do to keep your business out of trouble.

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Wages and Hours An Employer’s Guide

Wages and Hourse$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP

The Department of Labor estimates that nearly 70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA). With fines and penalties, small errors in wage and hour administration can snowball quickly into embarrassing and expensive situations for your company. When to pay, who to pay, how much to pay there are so many questions employers have to answer! Wages and Hours An Employer’s Guide is written in plain English and includes a detailed table of contents and easy-to-use indexes, so you’ll quickly find the information you need to make a decision. In addition to in-depth material concerning the FLSA, this guide is complete with state-by-state charts breaking down specific, local regulations, including final pay, minimum wage and breaks/meal periods.

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Employee Benefits An Employer’s Guide

Employee Benefits$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: Ogletree Deakins LLP

The laws governing employee benefits are very detailed and complex. Benefits take many forms, from simple holiday pay to complicated pension plans, this guide is intended to provide a well rounded overview of the complex principal laws that apply when an employer provides benefits for its employees. From basic definitions to information on particular types of benefits, this guide includes in-depth explanations, tips for compliance, and a break down of benefit types to keep your business out of trouble and in compliance.

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A Guide to FMLA and ADA

A Guide to FMLA and ADA$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: Ford & Harrison LLP

This guide walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with keeping your business in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As an employer, you are responsible for seeing to the needs of your employees, and this guide helps you navigate the complex situations that arise when an employee requires medical leave or a reasonable accommodation for a disability. Failure to comply with the FMLA and ADA can lead to costly penalties. That’s why this plain English resource includes tips and tricks, forms, checklists, and more to keep you out of trouble and in compliance with the law.

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Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual

Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: Fisher & Phillips LLP

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the OSH Act) has been the principal force of change acting to reduce work-related injuries, deaths, and diseases in American workplaces. It has led to the issuance of hundreds of safety and health regulations that affect every type of workplace from the clerical office, to the industrial plant, to the construction site. This resource makes understanding the OSH Act and the standards/regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) easy, so you’ll know what to do, how to do it, and a little bit of why. That means you get the answers you need fast, so you can get back to work faster.

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Hiring, Firing, Discipline for Employers

Hiring, Firing, Discipline for Employers$38.40/$48 (BCNYS member/non-member) online subscription
Authored by: Ford & Harrison LLP

This resource is designed to help you avoid the many pitfalls that await employers in three of the most treacherous areas of the employment cycle: hiring, firing and discipline. Get an in-depth look at the do's and don'ts and find the answers you need! In addition to the laws you must comply with, you'll also find key tips that will help you manage your employees on a day-to-day basis. Includes chapters on: pre-employment issues, background checks, new hire reporting, employment contracts, interviews, layoffs and more!

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