Employment Hot Topics: Age Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Drug Testing

Exam Questions: 20
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 90 | Content: 86, Supplemental: 4
NASBA Area of Study: Business Law
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 6280D

This PES short course addresses some of the most controversial "hot topics" in employment law. It reviews the requirements and responsibilities of employers related to age discrimination and sexual harassment, as well as the issues surrounding employee privacy and drug testing. PLEASE NOTE: This course material is a component of #7065, Employment Law for Managers; therefore we recommend that you should not take both courses in the same CPE reporting period. Not acceptable for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • Age Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employee Privacy and Drug Testing
  • To recognize various requirements of employers resulting from the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • To recognize different forms of sexual harassment and the employer's potential liability
  • To recall what the law says regarding employee privacy and drug testing

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