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227.21 sec. 001 - Employment Law (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Catherine Fisk  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
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
Location: Internet/Online
From August 17, 2020
To November 23, 2020

Course Start: August 17, 2020
Course End: November 23, 2020
Class Number: 32758

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 21
Waitlisted: 0
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).

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Work Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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  • Work Law: Cases and Materials
    Marion G. Crain, Pauline Kim, Michael Selmi, Brishen Rogers
    Edition: 4th Ed., May 2020
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
    ISBN: 9781531013264
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $204.00
    Price Source: user provided

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