HRM 370

Employment Law

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Key laws, administrative regulations and selected court cases which impact day-to-day, employee-employer relationships are the focus of this course. Students explore formulation of policies and programs that respond to issues such as equal employment opportunity, wage and salary administration, safety and health, employment at will, immigration, drug testing, and labor/management relations in unionized organizations.

Special information

Recommended: MGMT 310 Principles of Management or MGMT 320 Organizational Behavior Note: This course is recommended for general management and business administration students in addition to human resource management professionals.

Learning outcomes


  • Spot everyday employment-law issues that come up in typical workplaces.
  • Analyze actual and potential claims, develop responses and implement prevention strategies.
  • Develop compliant policies and practices.
  • Advise management of the employer's obligations regarding employee rights, and apply those concepts when developing options.