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Employment Law

This course will allow students to concentrate on the areas of law governing employee rights in the workplace. Specific topics will include employment contracts and wrongful termination; laws against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; disability discrimination; privacy rights; family leave rights; and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Other subjects will include handling EEOC complaints and working with legal counsel on the resolution of those complaints. The emphasis in this course will be placed on intensive coursework, class presentations, and case studies. This course will inculcate students with the necessary information to minimize legal exposure by advising an organization on a variety of legal issues. This program is valid for 24 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An overview of the laws related to sexual harassment, equal employment opportunity, cultural diversity, employees with disabilities, medical leave, termination, workplace violence, and privacy issues
  • An understanding of how to remain in compliance and to minimize your exposure to legal action

Ideal for

  • Professionals who have some experience working in human resources
  • Professionals with some knowledge of human resources

1 section

  • Fall 2021

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Fall 2021
    • Date

      Nov 1 - Dec 13
    • Day

      Monday
    • Time

      6:00PM-9:30PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      7
    • Faculty

      Rizzo, Albert
    • Location

      Instructor Led