ADM 4826 Employment Law | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Employment Law

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Management ADM 4826 Three (3) credit hours

This course will expose non-law students to the legal framework governing the individual employer-employee relationship in non-unionized workplaces in Canada. Students will be introduced to the common law governing the contract of employment from commencement to termination; and to the statutory regulation of working conditions and employee protection mechanisms under various Acts.

Instructor: Lynn Haley (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: ADM 3123 (may be waived by instructor upon request); ADM 2815 (recommended but not required)

Why take this course?

  • You will learn how to identify, interpret, and apply appropriate employment laws and regulations;
  • You will learn how to analyse appropriate legislation and common law principles in order to ensure human resource practices are legally compliant;
  • You will learn how to recognize and recommend employer best practices which will promote ethical organizational behaviour and reduce the risk of wrongful dismissal claims, statutory complaints, and other legal causes of action.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 2 x Reflection Papers (10% total)
  • 4 x Case Analyses (40% total)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.