Examination of state and federal employment laws. Discussions focus on how federal law sets the threshold for private sector employees and overrides most state and local employment laws. Emphasis placed on how both federal and state laws protect workers from discrimination in all aspects of employee recruitment, selection, placement and retention.
Most current editions of the following:
Most recent edition of the text listed below or another textbook commonly used at the graduate level for this subject.
By Moran (Prentice-Hall) Recommended
To analyze and interpret specific federal employment laws.
To evalute employment laws and their implications for employers.
To understand legal decisions that have relevance in the work place.
To develop critical thinking skills to analyze the legal implications of recruitment, selection and placement of employees.
Describe major federal employment legislation.
Evaluate employment practices for compliance with the law.
Describe and explain employment law as related to selection, discrimination, privacy and termination.
Legal aspects of employee recruitment, selection, placement and retention.
Legal environment for banning discrimination in employment practices
Legal context for employment regulations
Recommended maximum class size for this course: 15
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