Employment Law for Managers

Exam Questions: 100
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 400 | Content: 396, Supplemental: 4
NASBA Area of Study: Business Law
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 7065B

The U.S. Department of Labor administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws. This course is designed to introduce managers to the most comprehensive and important federal employment laws and to give practical advice on how to manage in light of those laws. This course should prove useful to persons who manage employees on a regular basis in recognizing potential problem areas and providing practical ways to address employee issues in the workplace.PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • Introduction and Overview
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • EEO Laws - An Overview
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Age Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Compensation Discrimination
  • Employee Privacy and Drug Testing
  • Employment of Military Service Personnel
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act
  • Miscellaneous Employment Laws
  • Hiring Independent Contractors
  • To identify various employment requirements that apply to most employers
  • To recognize various requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • To recognize various requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • To identify the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws prohibiting discrimination in employment
  • To recognize various requirements for employers affected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • To recognize the impact the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has on employers
  • To recognize various requirements of employers resulting from the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967
  • To recognize different forms of sexual harassment and the employer's potential liability
  • To identify the impact of the Equal Pay Act (EPA) regarding compensation discrimination
  • To recall what the law says regarding employee privacy and drug testing
  • To identify an employer's requirements related to military service personnel under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • To recognize which employers are impacted by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
  • To identify some miscellaneous federal employment laws that affect employers
  • To identify factors that differentiate independent contractors and employees

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