Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees.
What You Will Learn
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 also include wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment, minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions. View the Employment Law course syllabus.
Who Should Take Employment Law?
This noncredit professional development course is useful for those in legal professions, as well as Human Resources professionals, managers and others who require knowledge of employment law.
CLS is also recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification. SHRM certification holders are eligible for 45 SHRM Professional Development Credits upon successful completion of the course.
Class Schedule and Format
This noncredit professional development program includes 45 clock hours of training.
The course is fully online, and you can work at your own pace to complete the course activities each week. You do not need to be online at any particular time to complete your course work.
This is an accelerated course. You will be expected to spend an average of at least 8 hours per week completing course activities. Course activities include reading assignments, writing assignments, exams and online discussions.
You can start the program on any of the session start dates below, and you will have seven weeks to complete the program.
Choose a start date that works for you:
- October 19, 2020
- January 11, 2021
- March 8, 2021
- May 3, 2021
- June 28, 2021
- August 23, 2021
- October 18, 2021
What Is Included
- 45 clock hours of training
- A Certificate of Completion from University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education upon successful completion of the program
- A digital badge upon successful completion of the program
Note: books and materials are not included in registration fee.