MPHR-800-01 Global Labor and Employment Law
Spring for 2017-2018
This course will begin with an overview of the study of international and comparative law. The overview will be followed by weekly analysis of core areas of labor and employment law by topic. These topics include anti­-discrimination, employee privacy, wage/hour/benefits, unions and collective bargaining, immigration and dispute resolution systems.

The laws of North America will be the central focus of the course with a weekly comparative analysis of these laws of one or more relevant foreign countries in Europe, Latin America, Canada and/or Asia. The course will conclude with group presentations and individual papers on an assigned “hot topic” issue in labor and employment that will require the students to demonstrate mastery of comparative analysis and command of the labor systems of at least 3 countries.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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