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Fall 2021
5343 Employment Law (Distance Education) - SWIFT- 14498

Professor(s): Kenneth Swift (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Employment and Labor Law 

Time: ARRANGED    Location:  

Course Outline: Employment Law - Focuses on the expanding body of statutes and common law dealing with the legal rights of nonunion employees. The course examines the legal aspects of hiring practices, conditions of employment, and termination of employment and the legal regulation of employers and employees.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: DistanceEd   The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

This is an Online Course.
This course is taught fully online. All aspects of this course, including readings, assignments, and multimedia materials, such as videos and audio files, will be available online. The course is broken down into weekly units, with assignments due each week. The final exam will not be online and will be given during the exam period.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/07 1pm-4pm  109 BLB  144 BLB  

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (6/22/2021 10:23:18 AM)

Special Case

The course will utilize an electronic casebook consisting of cases, statutes, and articles. The casebook will be available on the course website. You may read it from the course website or download it onto your computer. If you prefer a paper copy, you are free to print it out. The text will be available on the course website approximately two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
You may find supplemental reading helpful to understand the issues in the required text. There are numerous treatises and hornbooks that you may find helpful, although I will not direct you to any particular source.