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This book reflects the changing aspects of school human-resources management. Current concerns include the impact of new laws related to disabilities, civil rights, family and medical leave, and the testing of school bus drivers for alcohol and controlled substances. Also examined are human resources' responsibilities to military reservists and National Guard units entering active duty. The new concerns of sexual harassment and issues related to HIV and AIDS are assessed. Collective bargaining, workplace health risks, workers' compensation, fringe benefits, and managed-care medical insurance are explored. Accountability to taxpayers and the passing of tax-levy elections are considered. New in this edition are a job description for a director of risk management, an enhanced discussion of risk management, and more content on the use of technology. Chapter 1 establishes the rationale and organizational structure of human-resources administration. Chapters 2 through 5 are concerned with the acquisition of personnel. Chapter 6 through 9 deal with personnel retention. Each chapter identifies the processes, procedures, and techniques needed to carry out the particular dimension of human-resources administration. Chapter 10 considers the legal, ethical, and policy implications. Updated materials, bibliographies, and glossary are provided. (RKJ)
Revised edition of "Personnel Administration in Education."