BUS 3900: Employment and Labor Law


Provides a working knowledge of federal legislation and regulations affecting employers. Introduces a simple approach to employment law with a foundation of legal principles explained in the layperson’s language. A consistent theme of the course is employer awareness of protected classes.


  1. Differentiate the relationship statuses between the employer, employee, and independent contractor.
  2. Examine the responsibilities of the parties to an employment contract.
  3. Explain the types of federally prohibited discrimination in the workplace environment.
  4. Discuss Affirmative Action policies.
  5. Discuss the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  6. Explain the authority of unions in the workplace.
  7. Discuss workplace sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  8. Explain the causes of action under federal antidiscrimination laws.




Employment and labor law (Rev: 10th ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2020)
Author: Cihon, P. J., & Castagnera, J. O.
ISBN: 9780357445136
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