Catalogue 2012 - 2013

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.