Employment and Labor Law Course

Course Description and Audience

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.

Topics include:

  • 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
  • Collective Bargaining
  • 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

Diploma and Certificate Applications

Diplomas and Certificates Applicable to the Employment and Labor Law course:

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Course TitleCreditsStart DateStart TimeDelivery TypeDelivery OptionInstructor / LocationPrice
Employment and Labor Law3 Any AnySelf-StudySelf-Study Faculty$695.00 Register Now
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