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LER 290 A - Introduction to Employment Law

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Addresses and critiques the content, interpretation, and applications of the laws that govern employer-employee relations in the American workplace. Explores the historical sources, underlying ideology, and current content of anti-discrimination and civil rights laws, of laws that seek to guarantee a safe and healthy workplace for all Americans, of laws that guarantee minimum wages and overtime pay, of legal protections of privacy on the job, of unemployment insurance and workers' compensation laws, and of laws that guarantee workers the right to collective action and collective bargaining.

Special Instructions:

This is an online course taught on Compass. There are no classroom sessions.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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