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Law@Work: Employment Law


Employment Law

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Employment Law is complex area, which often intersects with contract law and civil rights. This module explores important concepts related to harassment, discrimination, equal pay, non-compete clauses and other important issues that affect careers and companies. The impact of legislation, such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Fair Labor Standards Act, is also explored. 

Affirmative Action


LGBTQ+ Employment Discrimination

Fair Labor Standards Act

De Minimis Doctrine

Faithless Servant Doctrine

Unpaid Wages

Hostile Workplace

Medical Marijuana & Drug Testing

Criminal Conviction Discrimination

Whistleblower Laws

Family Medical Leave Act

Piece Work Pay

Internship Law

Disability Discrimination

Veterans Employment Rights

Sales Overtime Pay Exemption

Stray Remarks Doctrine

Legal Protections for Nursing Mothers

Workplace Safety Law (OSHA)

Résumé Fraud & After Acquired Evidence

Pregnancy Discrimination

Vaccination as a Condition of Employment

Termination for Cause

National Origin Discrimination

Independent Contractor (1099)

At-Will Employment

Municipal Employment Discrimination Ordinances

Right to Inspect a Personnel File

Constructive Discharge

Unpaid Suspension

Height and Weight Discrimination

Severance Agreements

Equal Pay Act

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