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Human Resources and the Law

A required course in the Human Resources Management certificate program.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

This course covers the primary basic federal and state laws which come to bear on the practice of human resources management, and which govern employer-employee relations. The course addresses employment law topics including the hiring process, employment at-will, wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, harassment in the work place, leaves of absence, employee privacy issues, wage and hour issues, union organizing and collective bargaining. The course also will help students organize and create a fair and positive working environment, and avoid costly lawsuits by learning how to design and implement employment policies and practices that are lawful and effective. Students also will learn effective ways in which to conduct investigations into employee misconduct, will be given an opportunity to apply various employment law subjects to actual and hypothetical problems discussed in class.

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  • Details
  • $675
  • January 08, 2024 to March 31, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00075
  • ID/Units: MGMT X452.1  (4.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: WINTER 2024


Spencer Waldron, MBA, JD, is an attorney with Fisher & Phillips LLP. His practice includes counseling and defending employers in all areas of employment law. He has represented clients and appeared before multiple governmental agencies, such as Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, as well as state and federal courts throughout California. Spencer also counsels employers and works with Human Resources Managers on numerous employment related issues and general employment policies and procedures.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide: Revised and Updated fo
Book - ISBN: 9781586446185
James J. McDonald Jr., SHRM

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START01/08/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END03/31/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---