Law and Human Resource Management

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: 22.5 hours.

Effective February 22, 2020, this course is valid for 22.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.


Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
09-12-2020 to 09-26-2020 2.0 ONLINE $639
reg $710

Deanna Mouser



Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 09-12-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 09-19-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 09-26-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE

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