BH302 Employee and Labor Relations

Certificate Track: Human Resource Management

This course gives you an overview of this important subject starting with a brief history of U.S. employment law, including union organizing and collective bargaining. It is the first of two law courses within the PSU HR certificate program. Today's human resources professional must have a basic understanding of the federal and state laws and regulations governing the employer-employee relationship. This course gives you a legal but very practical overview of employee and labor relations in both union and non-union environments.

What You CoverRegister now button

  • An introduction to, and history of, employment law and the legal system
  • Legal hiring practices, employment eligibility, and employee classification
  • State and federal labor laws and civil rights laws
  • Unlawful workplace discrimination and harassment
  • Legal issues with complaint investigations and handling of administrative agency claims
  • State and federal wage and hour laws
  • State and federal family and medical leave laws
  • Workers' compensation and injured worker rights
  • Disability laws and reasonable accommodation obligations
  • Workplace posting requirements

How You Benefit

  • Discover the legal relationships that employers have with their employees
  • Understand how the law impacts many decisions affecting employees
  • Learn how to ask the right questions before making key employment decisions

Cost: $629
Discounts may apply, please refer to the registration page for details.

Instructor: Kyle Abraham
 Kyle Abraham, PHR, SHRM-CP represents employers in both traditional labor and employment law matters. In his employment law practice, Kyle works closely with employers to develop effective workplace policies, and he provides proactive advice and counsel. Kyle leverages his experience to help employers anticipate and resolve problems at the earliest possible stage and in a cost-effective manner, with the confidence and capability to defend employers if the matter escalates to litigation.

Management of Human Resources (BH101) is strongly recommended as the first course, especially for those entering the certificate program with less than two years' experience in the field.


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