District Syllabus
Employment Law And Regulations

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
Federal and State regulation of the employment relationship, 
including Wage and Hour Laws; EEO Affirmative Action Programs; 
Employment Benefits; Insurance; Workers' Compensation; Safety and 
Health; Employees' Personal Rights; and Collective Bargaining 
Required Materials: Books:
  • Walsh, D.. Employment Law for Human Resource Practice, 4th ed., South-Western Cengage Learning, 2013. ISBN: 9781111972196
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the program students will:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of employment laws and regulations relevant to employment.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of current staffing practices used to recruit a pool of qualified candidates.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of establishing appropriate compensation systems.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of human resource management development and training activities.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able 
1.Demonstrate competency in and across various business disciples.
2.Apply appropriate problem solving and decision-making skills. 
3.Possess effective communication skills.
4.Appreciate the ethical and legal aspects of business.
5.Possess a global perspective of business.
6.Understand principles of teamwork and effective leadership within 
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.  
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

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Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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