BUS 3900: Employment and Labor Law


An examination of the legal aspects of employee recruitment, selection, dismissal, discrimination, health and safety issues, and other human resource management topics that are a part of the human resource management environment today. The historical and legal basis for labor relations and collective bargaining in the United States will also be covered including changes in union and management relations.


  1. Explain the importance of labor law by identifying how it impacts workers and organizations.
  2. Utilize the process of examining a labor law or employment law by identifying the source of the law, key criteria, and how the law impacts both employees and employers.
  3. Explain how railway and airline labor relations laws have impacted both the business practices for employers and also the rights of employees.
  4. Examine how the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 impacts the operations at an organization.
  5. Identify how avoiding unfair labor practices ensures employers and unions are compliant with the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and other legislation.
  6. Determine an appropriate method for resolving a dispute between two or more parties, including whether or not to litigate a case.
  7. Develop a policy for an occupational safety and health regulation by examining the law, interpreting the law, and drafting the policy’s details.
  8. Develop a policy for avoiding discrimination practices by examining the law, interpreting the law, defining an organization’s stance, and preparing the policy’s details.




Employment and labor law (Rev: 9th ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2017)
Author: Cihon, P. J., & Castagnera, J. O.
ISBN: 9781305580015
Price: $245.65

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