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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUHR 255 Employment Law I

4 credits
This course covers employment laws and their effects on the first half of the employment life cycle. The creation and management of a diverse workforce are also included.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the effects of employment laws on human resource (HR )and organizations
  • Explain the concepts of employee rights and employer responsibilities
  • Explain HR’s role in risk management and compliance
  • Explain the U.S. court system as it relates to employment law
  • Explain the concepts of employment at will, equal employment, affirmative action, disparate treatment, adverse impact, and retaliation
  • Explain how to reasonably accommodate and address work-life conflicts
  • Explain the concept of creating a diverse workplace to enhance employee perceptions of fairness and equity throughout the organization
  • Describe the differences between state and federal employment laws
  • Analyze and draw conclusions about employment law cases