Course Detail: CEPD-ELCCOL - Employment Law Certificate Course

Course Description

Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees.This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees.Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions. 

Who should enroll?

Our Employment Law Certificate Course is a distance learning or independent study course designed for individuals pursuing careers in law and human resources. Upon completing this course, students will gain a deeper understanding of the main areas of employment law, and how they are informed, developed, and dealt with by the courts and tribunals.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss the roots of the master-servant relationship
  • Distinguish employment from independent contracting
  • Distinguish employment at will from wrongful discharge
  • Identify torts that can be brought against employers
  • Examine discrimination in hiring
  • Discuss accommodation in working conditions
  • Identify labor organizations
  • Discuss unfair labor practices
  • Examine the structure of the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act
  • Identify constitutional protections against discrimination
  • Discuss disability discrimination and accommodations
  • Examine age discrimination in hiring and in retirement

Registration Deadlines
Course Begins              Register By                    Course Ends

August 22

August 26

October 7, 2022

October 17

October 21

December 2, 2022

January 9

January 13

February 24, 2023

March 6

March 10

April 21, 2023

May 1

May 5

June 16, 2023

June 26

June 30

August 11, 2023

Required Books

Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals, 2ndEdition - ISBN 978-0-7355-0777-7

Recommended Books

Oran's Dictionary of the Law, 4th Edition - ISBN978-1-4180-8091-4

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take the course.

Contact Hours

45 contact hours 

 

 Session Detail: CEPD-ELCCOL-23SU2

Schedule: 100% Online Self-Paced
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm
$ : $995.00

Facility Detail

Online Self-Paced
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484