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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

Labor Relations (EMP-201)


Various (self-study, self-paced).

Various, distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe how the National Labor Relations Act came to be promulgated, and what it accomplished; explain how the National Labor Relations Board oversees the enforcement and administration of the Act; identify the restrictions the Act places on how employers may interact with their employees; describe the process of union formation and how a union can petition the National Labor Relations Board for certification; discuss the nuanced relationship between labor unions and non-member employees within a unionized workforce; Identify and analyze the laws, implementing regulations, and judicial decisions that dictate the form and function of collective bargaining in the modern workplace.


This course focuses on the rights of employees, employers, and labor unions to negotiate workplace salaries, benefits, and conditions. The course primarily focuses on the structure of the National Labor Relations Act, a federal law aimed at standardizing and regulating union formation and labor relations across the country, and on the National Labor Relations Board that it established.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Labor Relations (6/21).