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Law and Human Resource Management | HRMT.X405

Law and Human Resource Management | HRMT.X405

This course outlines the laws and agencies that regulate employment relationships in California and on a federal level. These fundamental labor laws must be understood to prevent or, if necessary, defend against employment litigation and government audits.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

  • Describe legal issues and laws that impact human resources and
  • Explain strategies to minimize legal
  • Identify legal risks and strategies for more effective HR administration

Topics Include

  • Wrongful termination
  • Employment discrimination under state and federal law
  • Sexual (and other) harassment
  • Workplace privacy
  • Wage and hour regulations
  • Immigration
  • Labor unions
  • Collective bargaining
  • Strikes and picketing under the National Labor Relations Act
  • Leaves of absence
  • Noncompetition and trade secrets
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Substance use and abuse in the workplace
  • Affirmative action plans and requirements
  • Independent contractor vs. employee
  • Workers' compensation and reductions in workforce

Professional Credit

HRCI®---PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® general recertification credit: 19.25 hours.

Effective February 22, 2020, this course is valid for 19.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

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Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Cost Instructor
10-15-2022 to 10-29-2022 2.0 $750

Deanna Mouser



Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 10-15-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 10-22-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 10-29-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE