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227.21 sec. 001 - Employment Law (Spring 2022)

Instructor: Catherine Fisk  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

TuTh 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Law 12
From January 11, 2022
To April 22, 2022

Course Start: January 11, 2022
Course End: April 22, 2022
Class Number (1Ls): 32120
Class Number: 32120

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 40
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 41
As of: 07/02 11:58 PM


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
Exam Length: 8 hours
Course Category: Work Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Race and Law
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: https://cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781531013264/Work-Law-Fourth-Edition
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $204.00
    Price Source: user provided

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