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227.21 sec. 001 - Employment Law (Spring 2023)

Instructor: Todd Franklin Jackson  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


Th 3:35 PM - 6:15 PM
Location: Law 170
From January 12, 2023
To April 19, 2023

Course Start: January 12, 2023
Course End: April 19, 2023
Class Number: 32493

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 29
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 08/24 11:03 PM

This course surveys the key federal and California laws that govern the workplace. The instructor will use a combination of lectures, guest speakers, and interactive hypotheticals to explore cutting-edge issues in employment law. Topics include who is an employee, emerging employment models in the gig economy, employment discrimination, disability law, employment status, privacy in the workplace, the future of class actions, the intersection between immigration status and employment, and wage and hour law. Students who take this class will have the ability to apply the law to issues that arise in the real world workplace.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Exam Length: 4 hours
Course Category: Work Law

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  • Employment Law: Cases and Materials
    Steven L. Willborn, Stewart J. Schwab, Gillian Lester, John F. Burton
    Edition: 6th 2017
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
    ISBN: 9781531005474
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Price: $181.80
    Price Source: user provided

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