Catalogue 2016 - 2017

BL 424 Business Law for Human Resource Management


3 cr.


BL 201 or BL 360, MAN 323.

Course Description

The goal of this course is to identify legal issues related to the following areas of human resource law: negligent hiring, employment at-will, race discrimination, sex discrimination (including sexual harassment), disabilities discrimination. Key learning outcomes for these areas of law include students' ability to apply and use skills necessary to communicate the positions of the parties to a legal conflict, explain the boundaries between law and ethics in sound business decision-making, and apply legal analysis in planning and decision-making to avoid legal conflicts in business decisions.