|Course #:||LAW 391|
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|Course Type:||Elective Course|
This course will focus on the legal relationship between employer and individual employee. It will cover the common law aspects of that relationship, particularly contracts and torts. It will then examine statutory modifications of the common law. Statutes that may be examined include ERISA, the Civil Rights Acts, whistle-blower protection legislation, unemployment and workers compensation acts, Fair Labor Standards Act and OSHA. The course is recommended for students contemplating a labor law, corporate or general practice.
Three credit hours.