An introductory course with emphasis on the law of contracts and agency. Designed to give a basic understanding of the legal aspects of contractual obligations and agency relationships. Research project is required.
This course is designed to familiarize students with the major laws and regulations that apply to the employment relationship today. Key federal and state laws including their requirements, provisions, and enforcement are reviewed and implication for employment and labor relations practices and policies are covered.
Law of property, application of Uniform Commercial Code to sales transactions and secured transactions, bankruptcy and related subjects. A study of government regulations as applied to business activities. Designed to give a basic understanding of legal problems in the marketing and transportation of goods. Research project is required.
An intensive and critical examination of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, the Equal Pay Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, their amendments, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other legislation relating to fair employment and nondiscrimination. Included will be a study of policies, procedures, and requirements of federal and state enforcement agencies, as well as a review of relevant court decisions and rulings. Implications for human resources management and labor relations policies and practices are considered.
Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: LLAW 707 or LLAW 708