Employment and Labor Law Course
During the past decade, American businesses have shifted their focus in human resource management and labor relations to employment issues such as wrongful discharge, sexual discrimination, and other employee rights (see complete description below).
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During the past decade, American businesses have shifted their focus in human resource management and labor relations to employment issues such as wrongful discharge, sexual discrimination, and other employee rights. After successfully completing this Employment and Labor Law course, you will be able to: describe Employment-at-will; identify commonly committed workplace torts; understand Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Race Discrimination; describe gender and family issues legislation, as well as discrimination based on religion and national origin; discuss discrimination based on age and disability; and understand and describe EEO legislation.
Employment Contracts and Wrongful Discharge
Commonly committed Workplace Torts
The VII of Civil Rights Act and Race Discrimination
Gender and Family Issues Legislation: Title VII and Other Legislation
Discrimination Based on Religion and National Origin; Procedures under Title VII
Discrimination Based on Age and Disability
Other EEO Legislation
Occupational Safety and Health
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
The Fair Labor Standards Act
Employee Welfare Programs: Social Security, Workers’ Compensation, and Unemployment Compensation
The Development of American Labor Unions and the National Labor Relations Act
The National Labor Relations Board: Organization, Procedures, and Jurisdiction
The Unionization Process
Unfair Labor Practices by Employers and Unions
Picketing and Strikes
The Enforcement and Administration of the Collective Agreement
The Rights of Union Members
Public Sector Labor Relations
Audience: Human Resource and Department Managers
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Diplomas and Certificates Applicable to the Employment and Labor Law course:
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Online Course Format
Your course will be facilitated by an instructor who will guide you through each lesson and is available to answer questions and provide feedback on your assignments. Each week, you will locate your assignment in your online classroom. The assignment will include:
• reading assigned chapter(s) in your textbook
• and one or more of the following: completing a short assignment and either forwarding the assignment electronically to your instructor, posting it on the electronic class Discussion Board, and completing a self-check.
The semester length courses will have a mid-term examination and a final examination. These examinations and quizzes will be administered electronically over the Internet. Your overall grade for the class will be based on your performance on the weekly assignments, mid-term examinations and the final examination.
Guided Self Study Format
Guided Self-Study Courses offered by the Center for Financial Training are student-friendly, college level courses that allow you to take control of your busy schedule. You will study on your own, however you will have a qualified instructor only a telephone call or e-mail away. Upon registering for a class, you will be emailed your syllabus outlining your course, and login instructions to access your textbook. You will have UP TO four months (certain classes allow less than four months) from the starting date to complete your class. The starting date will be the next business day after your registration has been processed. An advisor at the CFT office will keep in touch with you to provide additional assistance to help keep you on schedule. Your exams (two per class) will be proctored by an officer or manager at your financial institution. Upon satisfactory completion of your class, you will, within days, receive your grade and the appropriate credits for the class, which are the same as though you had earned them by taking the course in a classroom or online classroom format.
Evening classroom courses meet once each week for a total of 1 to 15 weeks depending on the topic. These courses are taught by qualified instructors with real-life experience from the financial services, legal, and academia sectors. Our faculty is comprised of credentialed professionals with a broad range of subject matter expertise who always present interactive and dynamic classroom experiences. They have significant experience in the field they are teaching, and most have advanced degrees. CFT faculty members are dedicated to helping students achieve their educational goals and actively serve as mentors for those seeking degree status.
Features and Benefits of CFT Live Evening Classroom Courses:
- Discussion and dialogue are “face to face”
- Student questions are answered immediately
- Students learn first-hand about the on-the-job experiences of their classmates
- Instructor assistance is always available – during class & after hours
- Interactive “live” classroom environment
- Students form peer groups that last a lifetime
Virtually any course or seminar that CFT offers can be brought onsite and taught to your employees at the most convenient time for your company. You can also purchase CFT curriculum and teach the course in-house with an internal instructor.