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Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the legal issues associated with employment-related actions and decisions. It covers both common and statutory law, including the regulation of labor-management relations under the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, and the Railway Labor Act, and the employment discrimination laws dealing with race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability and affinity orientation. Students will also examine the employment-at-will doctrine, wrongful discharge, affirmative action, legal issues impacting employee performance, the right to privacy and other protections from employer intrusions and law governing health and safety and income security.

NOTE: Students who have completed 213904, Employment Law, should not take this course.

Prerequisites: Legal Environment of Business 1 or equivalent and Human Resource Management or Labor-Management Relations or equivalent

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.

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