ADR and Employment Law



SLN #: 15971
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 020
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Meyerson

Course Description:
The use of alternative dispute resolution has been most extensive in the area of employment law. Mediation and arbitration are widely used not only in the collective bargaining setting, but also in virtually every aspect of the employment relationship. This course will offer the student a comprehensive review of the subject with special emphasis on the extensive body of law that has developed in regulating employer-imposed arbitration. The discussion of mediation will include use of simulations to enable the students to understand how mediation can effectively resolve employment disputes. Experienced attorneys will join the class to discuss the "real world" use of employment ADR from a plaintiff's and a defendant's perspective.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: Yes*
Note: The graduate writing requirement cannot be combined with the flexible writing or skills requirement. The flexible writing requirement can also be used to fulfill the skills requirement if they are both marked above.
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None