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PLST 228 Employment and Labor Law (3)

(Formerly ADLJ 228) Employment and labor law includes laws governing health and safety in the workplace, labor unions and union-management relations, employment discrimination, wrongful employment termination, pension plans, retirement and disability income (Social Security), employee privacy rights, the minimum wage, and overtime wages. Students will research Washington State workers' compensation statutes and learn about agencies where paralegals may represent clients during agency hearings.

Prerequisite: Assessment at college-level English and reading.