Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 01, 2020  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUHR 260 Employment Law II

4 credits
This course covers employment laws and their effects on the second half of the employment life cycle, including benefits, compensation, performance, terms and conditions of employment, and termination.

Prerequisites: BUHR 255  recommended (Note: Changed from required to recommended on 01/03/2018)

Quarters Offered: Winter

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

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

  • Describe the implications of employment laws on compensation, benefits, occupational safety and health, and conditions of employment
  • Explain best practices for managing performance and termination of employees
  • Identify the legal issues associated with downsizing and its effects on employees and the organization
  • Identify union and collective bargaining issues and prepare for compliance with employment laws
  • Effectively investigate and resolve internal complaints
  • Identify resources to keep up-to-date with changing legal requirements
  • Describe the differences between state and federal employment laws
  • Analyze and draw conclusions about employment law cases

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 40