Employment Law
Elon Law School
Winter 2021
Room 206
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Eric M. Fink
efink@elon.edu
+1 336 279 9334
Office hours by appointment

Introduction

4 January

The Employment Relationship

Employees

6 January

Employers

11 January

Recruitment & Hiring

13 January

Problem Assignment 1: The Canine Trainer (Workplace Law, Chap. 1), due 15 January

Supervision & Control of Employees

Workplace Supervision & Control

20 January

Workplace Harassment

25 January

Control Beyond the Workplace

27 January

Problem Assignment 2: A Troublesome Crew (Workplace Law, Chap. 7), Due 29 January

Confidentiality & Employee Loyalty

Disclosure & Misuse of Confidential Information

1 February

Restrictions on Future Employment

3 February

Problem Assignment 3: The Doctor Is In (Workplace Law, Chap. 5), due 5 February

Wages & Hours

8 February

Disabilities, Health, & Safety

FMLA & ADA

10 February

Workers’ Compensation & OSHA

15 February

Terminating Employment

The At-Will Presumption

17 February

Contract & Reliance Claims for Wrongful Termination

22 February

Tort Claims for Wrongful Termination

24 February

Statutory Claims for Wrongful Termination

1 March

Unemployment Compensation

3 March

Problem Assignment 4: The Smart-Tek IPO (Workplace Law, Chap. 4), due 12 March

Employment Arbitration

8 March

10 March