227.21 sec. 001 - Employment Law (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Catherine Fisk (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
MTh 11:20 AM - 12:35 PM
From August 17, 2020
To November 23, 2020
Course End: November 23, 2020
Class Number: 32758
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This is a survey of the law of work, focusing on the rights of individual employees. We cover common law and statutory regulation of employment termination and employee mobility, statutory regulation of wages, and working conditions, harassment, safety, privacy, leaves of absence, and compensation for illness and injury. The course will focus especially on the challenges of regulating work in the global economy in which compliance with legal requirements is unequally distributed across sectors. This course focuses on the rights of individual employees; it does not overlap with Labor Law (which covers the law of unions and collective representation) or Employment Discrimination (which covers status-based discrimination).
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Required Books are in blue
- Work Law: Cases and Materials
Marion G. Crain, Pauline Kim, Michael Selmi, Brishen Rogers
Edition: 4th Ed., May 2020
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
e-Book Available: Yes
e-Book procurement note: https://cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781531013264/Work-Law-Fourth-Edition
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price Source: user provided