Matthew Bender Releases New Employment Law Update in Print, Authority CD-ROM, and on the Web

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Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a publisher of legal analysis and research information, has announced the release of New York Employment Law, second edition. The new four-volume treatise (also available on Authority CD-ROM and the Web) covers the entire range of private-sector employment law in New York.

This comprehensive work is expert-authored by Jonathan L. Sulds, a labor and employment partner in the New York office of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P.

According to the company, New York Employment Law, second edition, provides practitioners with a combination of in-depth substantive analysis and a practical compilation of important statutory and related texts to meet any research need. All areas of local and federal employment are contained in four easy-reference sections:

The Contractual Relationship-features analysis of employment contracts and employment relationships in New York, including the 1998 New York Court of Appeals decision in Rooney v. Tyson Incidents of the Employment Relationship-covers interviewing and employment applications, pre-employment testing, background checks, issues in "truth-in-hiring" claims, and several related topics

Discrimination-reviews New York state and New York federal decisions, federal discrimination laws, and state and local human rights laws

Statutory Regulation-provides information on wages and hours, worker's compensation, disability benefits, employee occupational safety, and unemployment insurance

A practicing labor lawyer for nearly 25 years, author Sulds has tried employment law cases before New York's courts as well as in other states. …