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Spring 2015
5397 Human Resources: Advanced Issues in Employment Law - SULENTIC- 22557

Professor(s): Alison Sulentic (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Employment and Labor Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location: 1  BLB

Course Outline: This course will familiarize students with the legal issues involved in the management of human resources in the modern workplace. Topics will include (i) drafting and negotiation of individual employment agreements, (ii) drafting and implementation of benefits and compensation policies, (iii) drafting and interpretation of employee communications, including employee handbooks, (iv) labor and employment issues in corporate transactions, (v) workplace investigations and internal resolution of problems in the workplace, and (vi) global employment challenges for multinational corporations. Students will propose and analyze solutions to problems discussed in class and will prepare and submit drafts of documents or portions of documents relevant to the resolution of these problems.

Grades will be based on written assignments due throughout the semester.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=12

Prerequisites:  Prior coursework in employment law and/or employee benefits law is recommended but not required for participation in this class.

First Day Assignments: TBA

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:
Exam: No
Paper: Yes

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course:

Course Materials (11/4/2014 1:47:10 PM)

Book(s) Required

Additional course materials info is listed in course syllabus.