Many lawyers build their careers working on issues related to relations and activities within the workplace. The courses in this area prepare students to navigate the complexities of collective bargaining, discrimination (and retaliation) claims, and many of the cutting-edge issues coming to the fore. Understanding the rights, responsibilities, and prerogatives of workers and employers is essential to prepare to enter this field.

Faculty who teach in this area

Foundational courses

  • Administrative Law (3 cr)
  • Employment Discrimination (3 cr)
  • Employment Law (3 cr)
  • Labor Law (3 cr)

Experiential learning courses in this field

  • Mediation Skills (3 cr)
  • Negotiations (3 cr)
  • Workers’ Rights Clinic (4 cr)

Other courses

  • Employee Benefits (2 cr)