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LGS 200 unit 4 final exam study guide

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LGS 200 unit 4 final exam study guide LGS 200 - 008

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Conner Jones on Tuesday April 26, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to LGS 200 - 008 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Charlye S. Adams in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 68 views. For similar materials see Legal Environment of Business in Law and Legal Studies at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.

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Date Created: 04/26/16
LGS 200 Final Exam Review  Workers compensation – if you accept workers comp you can’t go out and sue employer  OSHA – occupational safety health administration, protects workers from health risks  FLSA – fair labor standards act, child labor law (newspaper delivery, farm, entertainment), minimum wage (states can have different min wage, entitled to higher of the two), overtime (1.5x normal rate)  FMLA – family medical leave act, entitled to up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in a 12-month period, under FMLA you guaranteed original back or comparable position unless you were top 10%  COBRA – in event you leave/fired, you can stay under employer’s health care for limited amount of time  Employees right to privacy – must notify employees if you monitor their work computers Chapter 22  title 7 – no worker discrimination, must file initial complaint to the EOC, they can issue a right to sue letter  disparate treatment (specifically discriminate on a group of people) vs. disparate impact (because of policies an entire class feels like they’re being treated unfairly, neutral on its face but still has adversely affected a group)  reverse discrimination – discriminate against a majority group  types of discrimination banned under title 7 o race/color, national origin, gender, pregnancy  Lily Ledbetter fair pay act – person has 180 days from paycheck to file against employer  Sexual harassment – if employee reports it to HR and does nothing to fix it, they are on the hook  ADA – any mental/physical impairment cannot disqualify you from job, ex: if you are a drug addict that has completed rehab you cannot be discriminated against  ADEA – age discrimination employment act, prove over age of 40, otherwise qualified for job, age was sole reason you lost your job  FDA – administers food drug and cosmetics act, have ability/authority for food, drugs, cosmetics, etc.  Nutrition labelling education act – authority over labelling, decides what is “gluten free” and what is not, must meet definitions  Consumer product safety commission – has ability to regulate any consumer product, do not regulate aircraft, motor vehicles, boats, firearms  Affordable health care act (Obamacare) – extended time you can stay on parents’ insurance to 26 years’ old  Bait and switch – advertises at a low price, you get there and they wont sell your ad advertised price  Equal credit opportunity act – cannot discriminate against race, age, gender, religion, or public assistance, must look at credit score/income  Fair debt collection practices act – curve abusive practices of debt collectors Chapter 26  Real property – intangible (affixed to land)  Subsurface rights – right to everything under the land  Possessory interests o Fee simple absolute – own it outright with fullest bundle of rights  Joint tenancy – built in right of survivorship, if A Dies A’s interest goes to B  Tenants in common – if A dies, A’s interest goes to whoever is in A’s will  Tenancy by the entirety – available to married couples, cannot sell interest in house, must have B’s approval  Dead – instrument that conveys interest in property o General warranty o Quick claim deed o Special warranty deed – seller is guaranteeing that since seller owned property there was nothing wrong with property  Adverse possession  Lease – transfer of right of possession for a set period of time, paying monthly rental  Tenancy for years – set term for specific duration of lease  Tenancy at will – tenancy that can be terminated at any time by either party  Easement – nonpossessory interest, right to use adjacent landowner’s property to get to your property for example


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