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Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.


Format: Online Course

Hours: 42 hours / 4.2 CEUs

When: Bi-monthly start dates

Cost: $729 + course materials

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The Employment Law Certificate Course is offered in partnership by the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and the Center for Legal Studies.

The Center for Legal Studies is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PCSs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM (45 Professional Development Credits).

Course Topics:

  • Labor Management Relations
  • Economic Weapons
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Sex or National Origin Discrimination
  • Age and Disability Discrimination

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone interested in improving their Employment Law knowledge
  • Individuals with SHRM credentials seeking Professional Development Credits

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

January Session – Register Now
Monday, January 14 - Friday, March 1, 2019

Course Format: 
Course Fee(s): 

$729 (does not include course materials)

Continuing Education Information: 

Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion for 4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing the course.

Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:
Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments is required. To receive your Certificate of Completion, you must have a score of 70% or better on assignments and on the final written examination.