Employment Law

LAW JD 834

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the legal regulation of employment in the U.S. We will study the at-will default rule (and many of its modifications) as well as tort protections for employees, speech and privacy protections, and workplace disputes about property rights (specifically trade secrets and non-compete agreements). We will also review the basic requirements of wage and hour law and workplace safety regulations. Finally, we evaluate the efficacy of workplace misconduct investigations, layoff management and employment practices liability coverage. There are no prerequisites for this course and students may opt to write a 30 page research paper in lieu of a 3 hour final examination if they wish.

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Hylton LAW 413 MW 2:10 pm-3:40 pm Stamped Approval

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