The basic course in employment relations, providing an overview of legal regulation of work and employer-employee relations. Emphasizes employment contracts, torts and public policies, wrongful discharge, employee privacy interests, working conditions, occupational safety and health, wage and hour regulation, unemployment compensation, and plant closings. Less extensive coverage of union-management relations, workers compensation, employment discrimination, and employee benefits.
Grading: Requirements will vary. Some instructors require an exam; others offer exam, project and Advanced Research & Writing option. Check with instructor.
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