Employment Relationships

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.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 391
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Elective
Area of Study: Business and Corporate Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Financial Services Law and Compliance, Labor and Employment Law, Law, Government and Regulation, Personal Injury Law
Credit Hours: Three credit hours.
Term: Spring Term