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Employment and Employee Benefits (EMP-101)
Various (self-study, self-paced).
December 2021 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe what information employers are permitted and not permitted to request from applicants; identify when short-term absences from work, aside from injury or illness, are protected under federal law; delineate the special wage and hour requirements mandated for workers under age 18; apply rules that govern employee screening, training, hiring and firing; describe the “constructive discharge rule”; analyze the responsibilities of an employee who leaves a job; determine what post-employment compensation and/or benefits discharged employees may be entitled to.
This course provides a survey of the employment process and focuses on the most common issues that employers and potential employees face in the process. It covers the hiring process, training, screening, compensation and benefits, as well as the topics of time off and vacations. It also focuses on transitioning between jobs, including notice, termination, compensation, benefits, references, resignation and contractual liability. Finally, it looks at the responsibilities of an employee who leaves a job and post-employment compensation and benefits.
In the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Employment Law (6/21).