Workplace Flexibility Law and Policy



SLN #: 87613
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 029
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Karin

Course Description:
This course addresses emerging issues in state and federal workplace flexibility law. Students will research potential changes to contemporary employment laws and prepare documents for use in the development of thoughtful public policy that supports additional workplace flexibility laws, programs, and policies for employees, employers, and the government. The course will cover the impact of changing demographics including the new multi-generational workforce and rise in dual-earning couples, as well as the matters related to the impact of workplace structures on military families, workers with disabilities, and others.

Students in the class will work together to draft documents that support potential reforms in Arizona and on the national level. The course will consist of: (a) class meetings in which the students and instructor discuss underlying legal and policy issues; (b) meetings with national and local policy stakeholders; and (c) sessions to review and provide feedback on student work.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 12
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: Blackboard