Course Description

Introduction to the wide spectrum of legal concerns that human resource managers face in the workplace. Emphasis on employment discrimination laws as they relate to the employer-employee relationship. EEO methods of liability prevention are examined. Integrated into the course are aspects of ethical considerations for HR managers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the various sources of law governing employment discrimination issues.
  • Describe historical developments of employment laws.
  • Discuss potential workplace issues that would invoke legal protections in connection with employer-employee relationships.
  • Discuss the importance of ethical conduct in employment relations in creating productive work environments.
  • Describe the impact of cultural differences in a diverse workforce.
  • Identify and describe methods for consideration of employment laws in the management of employees to enable employers to remain in compliance with workplace laws.