An introduction to the wide spectrum of legal and regulatory concerns that human resources managers face in the workplace (EEO laws, affirmative action, compliance requirements, prevention of employment-related liability). The course ties in the development, aims, structure and function of labor and employer organizations, examines the relationship of labor and management, and bargaining and resolution of employer-employee issues.
- Identify federal and major California employment laws.
- Define terms used in describing forms of employment discrimination.
- Recognize situations in which equal employment principles affect daily operations in hiring, staffing, discipline, compensation, promotion, and termination.
- Discuss the responsibilities of managers and supervisors in the prevention of liability arising from employment relationships.
- Describe policies and procedures designed to avoid discrimination and harassment litigation and/or liability.
- Discuss the importance of ethical conduct in employment relations in creating productive working environments and avoiding liability as an employer.
- Communicate legal analysis of workplace issues in writing.
- Provide information about the labor and management relationship determined by collective bargaining practices.