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 #:||LAW 391|
|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.|