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Ajman University Of Sciences & Technology

Program And Study Plan Committee

Course Description
LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF HRM

Department: Management Proposer: Shazia Asad

Faculty: Business Administration E-mail: s_khan_12@hotmail.com

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course examines the legal environment that directly affects the human resource management functions of organizations. Federal, state and local legislation and important court and administrative decisions are highlighted, especially recent developments, for their impact upon managerial decision making. In addition to anyone interested in a career in HRM, this is an essential course for any manager who wants to understand the legal implications, including personal liability and imprisonment, of poorly designed and implemented HRM policies and programs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Recognize the legal implications and potential risks of poorly designed and implemented HRM policies and programs. Examine the development of legislation, case law, regulation, and research in the human resource legal environment. Learn specific techniques for analyzing situations, diagnosing problems, and developing solutions. Develop better writing and critical thinking skills.

Course Content Provide a week-by-week outline. Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Topic Employee or Independent Contractor TORTS Employment at will Employee Rights/Safety Workers/Labors Compensation Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Harassments Discrimination (Based on Gender / Race / Religion / National Origin / Age / Disability ) Recruitment and Affirmative Action Selection Performance Appraisal Training Revision Reading & assignment Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 & Case Study Chapter 5 & Home Work Chapter 6 Chapter 7 & Home Work

Chapter 8 & Case Study Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 & Case Study ................................

Assessment Methodologies: List and describe the assessment methodologies that will be used to determine the extent to which students have achieved the learning outcomes. Test 1 .............................................10% Midterm Exam ..............................20% Term Paper...................................10% Class participation.........................05% Assignments................................ .05% Project...........................................05% Attendance....................................05% Final Exam...................................40%

Text Books Required: Complete Guide To Human Resources And The Law by Dana Shilling Published By ASPEN Employment Law by Richard . N.Block & Benjamin Wolkinson Other Resources: Hiring Practices - duties, benefits http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/encyclopedia/GovInc/Hiring-Practices.html#ixzz1ccw207hJ www.ctiehr.com Approval Signatures Departmant Head : Faculty Curriculam Committee Chair: Departmant Head : Dean : The Committe Chairperson: The Acadamic and Scientific Council: