Employment Law

Elective Course
Course Number: LAW 622
Credits: 3

This course broadly covers the federal, state, and tribal laws that regulate the employer-employee relationship and govern the rights of employees and applicants vis-a-vis an employer or prospective employer. Topics to be covered include a network of federal employment laws addressing labor relations, discrimination in employment, workplace conditions, and employee benefits, as well as various employment laws here in Montana, including both state and tribal laws and policies. Understanding the foundations of these various laws and their interplay is crucial to the effective representation of employees and employers.