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Fall 2020  |  PUBH 6115 Section 001: Worker Protection Law (34228)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2020 - 12/16/2020
Wed 04:40PM - 05:30PM
UMTC, East Bank
Virtual Rooms ROOM-TBA
Enrollment Status:
Open (5 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history as starting point for discussion of systems for protecting workers in unsafe workplaces and compensating them for injuries. Laws against class-based discrimination.
Class Description:
How do we protect workers? We will focus on the role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that do occur. Law will be reviewed that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a ?right? to work. II. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: *Discuss the history of worker protection law *Describe the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens *Discuss legal issues underlying several worker protection policies *Discuss the legal basis for compensation for injuries to health and property, and its application to worker protection *Demonstrate techniques of persuasive legal research, writing and oral presentation III. Methods of Instruction and Work Expectations Students are encouraged to introduce issues of current interest from the media or from their workplace for discussion. These issues will be incorporated into the curriculum when appropriate. Through lecture and discussion, we will review public law that focuses on the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens. Review of labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that occur. In addition, we will review law that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a "right" to work. Each week students will write a short paragraph or one page outline that answers a question based on the reading assignment. Each student will conduct legal research and write five pages on the legal aspects of an environmental or public health problem. A rough draft must be submitted for review with the instructor before a final draft is submitted. The paper must advocate a public policy that might solve the problem, and include at least 10 primary references. Each student will prepare and present a 6-8 minute persuasive speech in class based on the legal research and writing project. Students will critique each other. Students will work in groups and prepare a classroom presentation regarding a public policy issue. Groups will research issues, identify stakeholders and advocate solutions. Presentations will be made from the perspectives of the various stakeholders. An outline of research materials with at least 10 primary references must be submitted.
Grading:
50% Reports/Papers
30% Written Homework
20% In-class Presentations
Class Format:
70% Lecture
25% Discussion
5% Student Presentations
Workload:
50 Pages Reading Per Week
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
12 Homework Assignment(s)
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/34228/1209
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2017  |  PUBH 6115 Section 001: Worker Protection Law (27915)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Wed 04:40PM - 05:30PM
UMTC, East Bank
Malcolm Moos Health Sci Tower 2-116
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history as starting point for discussion of systems for protecting workers in unsafe workplaces and compensating them for injuries. Laws against class-based discrimination.
Class Notes:
Room TBA-contact instructor
Class Description:
How do we protect workers? We will focus on the role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that do occur. Law will be reviewed that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a ?right? to work. II. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: *Discuss the history of worker protection law *Describe the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens *Discuss legal issues underlying several worker protection policies *Discuss the legal basis for compensation for injuries to health and property, and its application to worker protection *Demonstrate techniques of persuasive legal research, writing and oral presentation III. Methods of Instruction and Work Expectations Students are encouraged to introduce issues of current interest from the media or from their workplace for discussion. These issues will be incorporated into the curriculum when appropriate. Through lecture and discussion, we will review public law that focuses on the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens. Review of labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that occur. In addition, we will review law that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a "right" to work. Each week students will write a short paragraph or one page outline that answers a question based on the reading assignment. Each student will conduct legal research and write five pages on the legal aspects of an environmental or public health problem. A rough draft must be submitted for review with the instructor before a final draft is submitted. The paper must advocate a public policy that might solve the problem, and include at least 10 primary references. Each student will prepare and present a 6-8 minute persuasive speech in class based on the legal research and writing project. Students will critique each other. Students will work in groups and prepare a classroom presentation regarding a public policy issue. Groups will research issues, identify stakeholders and advocate solutions. Presentations will be made from the perspectives of the various stakeholders. An outline of research materials with at least 10 primary references must be submitted.
Grading:
50% Reports/Papers
30% Written Homework
20% In-class Presentations
Class Format:
70% Lecture
25% Discussion
5% Student Presentations
Workload:
50 Pages Reading Per Week
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
12 Homework Assignment(s)
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/27915/1179
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2016  |  PUBH 6115 Section 001: Worker Protection Law (27117)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Wed 04:40PM - 05:30PM
UMTC, East Bank
Virtual Rooms AHC-RM-TBA
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history as starting point for discussion of systems for protecting workers in unsafe workplaces and compensating them for injuries. Laws against class-based discrimination.
Class Notes:
Room TBA-contact instructor
Class Description:
How do we protect workers? We will focus on the role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that do occur. Law will be reviewed that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a ?right? to work. II. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: *Discuss the history of worker protection law *Describe the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens *Discuss legal issues underlying several worker protection policies *Discuss the legal basis for compensation for injuries to health and property, and its application to worker protection *Demonstrate techniques of persuasive legal research, writing and oral presentation III. Methods of Instruction and Work Expectations Students are encouraged to introduce issues of current interest from the media or from their workplace for discussion. These issues will be incorporated into the curriculum when appropriate. Through lecture and discussion, we will review public law that focuses on the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens. Review of labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that occur. In addition, we will review law that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a "right" to work. Each week students will write a short paragraph or one page outline that answers a question based on the reading assignment. Each student will conduct legal research and write five pages on the legal aspects of an environmental or public health problem. A rough draft must be submitted for review with the instructor before a final draft is submitted. The paper must advocate a public policy that might solve the problem, and include at least 10 primary references. Each student will prepare and present a 6-8 minute persuasive speech in class based on the legal research and writing project. Students will critique each other. Students will work in groups and prepare a classroom presentation regarding a public policy issue. Groups will research issues, identify stakeholders and advocate solutions. Presentations will be made from the perspectives of the various stakeholders. An outline of research materials with at least 10 primary references must be submitted.
Grading:
50% Reports/Papers
30% Written Homework
20% In-class Presentations
Class Format:
70% Lecture
25% Discussion
5% Student Presentations
Workload:
50 Pages Reading Per Week
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
12 Homework Assignment(s)
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/27117/1169
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2015  |  PUBH 6115 Section 001: Worker Protection Law (20056)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2015 - 12/16/2015
Wed 04:40PM - 05:30PM
UMTC, East Bank
Malcolm Moos Health Sci Tower 1-455
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history as starting point for discussion of systems for protecting workers in unsafe workplaces and compensating them for injuries. Laws against class-based discrimination.
Class Notes:
Room TBA-contact instructor
Class Description:
How do we protect workers? We will focus on the role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that do occur. Law will be reviewed that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a ?right? to work. II. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: *Discuss the history of worker protection law *Describe the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens *Discuss legal issues underlying several worker protection policies *Discuss the legal basis for compensation for injuries to health and property, and its application to worker protection *Demonstrate techniques of persuasive legal research, writing and oral presentation III. Methods of Instruction and Work Expectations Students are encouraged to introduce issues of current interest from the media or from their workplace for discussion. These issues will be incorporated into the curriculum when appropriate. Through lecture and discussion, we will review public law that focuses on the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens. Review of labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that occur. In addition, we will review law that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a "right" to work. Each week students will write a short paragraph or one page outline that answers a question based on the reading assignment. Each student will conduct legal research and write five pages on the legal aspects of an environmental or public health problem. A rough draft must be submitted for review with the instructor before a final draft is submitted. The paper must advocate a public policy that might solve the problem, and include at least 10 primary references. Each student will prepare and present a 6-8 minute persuasive speech in class based on the legal research and writing project. Students will critique each other. Students will work in groups and prepare a classroom presentation regarding a public policy issue. Groups will research issues, identify stakeholders and advocate solutions. Presentations will be made from the perspectives of the various stakeholders. An outline of research materials with at least 10 primary references must be submitted.
Grading:
50% Reports/Papers
30% Written Homework
20% In-class Presentations
Class Format:
70% Lecture
25% Discussion
5% Student Presentations
Workload:
50 Pages Reading Per Week
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
12 Homework Assignment(s)
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/20056/1159
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2014  |  PUBH 6115 Section 001: Worker Protection Law (21134)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/02/2014 - 12/10/2014
Wed 04:40PM - 06:35PM
UMTC, East Bank
Virtual Rooms AHC-RM-TBA
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history as starting point for discussion of systems for protecting workers in unsafe workplaces and compensating them for injuries. Laws against class-based discrimination.
Class Notes:
Room TBA-contact instructor
Class Description:
How do we protect workers? We will focus on the role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that do occur. Law will be reviewed that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a ?right? to work. II. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: *Discuss the history of worker protection law *Describe the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens *Discuss legal issues underlying several worker protection policies *Discuss the legal basis for compensation for injuries to health and property, and its application to worker protection *Demonstrate techniques of persuasive legal research, writing and oral presentation III. Methods of Instruction and Work Expectations Students are encouraged to introduce issues of current interest from the media or from their workplace for discussion. These issues will be incorporated into the curriculum when appropriate. Through lecture and discussion, we will review public law that focuses on the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens. Review of labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that occur. In addition, we will review law that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a "right" to work. Each week students will write a short paragraph or one page outline that answers a question based on the reading assignment. Each student will conduct legal research and write five pages on the legal aspects of an environmental or public health problem. A rough draft must be submitted for review with the instructor before a final draft is submitted. The paper must advocate a public policy that might solve the problem, and include at least 10 primary references. Each student will prepare and present a 6-8 minute persuasive speech in class based on the legal research and writing project. Students will critique each other. Students will work in groups and prepare a classroom presentation regarding a public policy issue. Groups will research issues, identify stakeholders and advocate solutions. Presentations will be made from the perspectives of the various stakeholders. An outline of research materials with at least 10 primary references must be submitted.
Grading:
50% Reports/Papers
30% Written Homework
20% In-class Presentations
Class Format:
70% Lecture
25% Discussion
5% Student Presentations
Workload:
50 Pages Reading Per Week
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
12 Homework Assignment(s)
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/21134/1149
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

Fall 2013  |  PUBH 6115 Section 001: Worker Protection Law (27432)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2013 - 12/11/2013
Wed 04:40PM - 06:35PM
UMTC, East Bank
Malcolm Moos Health Sci Tower 2-118
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history as starting point for discussion of systems for protecting workers in unsafe workplaces and compensating them for injuries. Laws against class-based discrimination.
Class Description:
How do we protect workers? We will focus on the role of government in protecting rights of citizens. Labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that do occur. Law will be reviewed that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a ?right? to work. II. Learning Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: *Discuss the history of worker protection law *Describe the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens *Discuss legal issues underlying several worker protection policies *Discuss the legal basis for compensation for injuries to health and property, and its application to worker protection *Demonstrate techniques of persuasive legal research, writing and oral presentation III. Methods of Instruction and Work Expectations Students are encouraged to introduce issues of current interest from the media or from their workplace for discussion. These issues will be incorporated into the curriculum when appropriate. Through lecture and discussion, we will review public law that focuses on the role of government in protecting the safety and well being of citizens. Review of labor movement history will serve as a starting point for a discussion of modern systems for protecting workers from unsafe work places and compensating them for injuries that occur. In addition, we will review law that protects individuals against class based discrimination and creates a "right" to work. Each week students will write a short paragraph or one page outline that answers a question based on the reading assignment. Each student will conduct legal research and write five pages on the legal aspects of an environmental or public health problem. A rough draft must be submitted for review with the instructor before a final draft is submitted. The paper must advocate a public policy that might solve the problem, and include at least 10 primary references. Each student will prepare and present a 6-8 minute persuasive speech in class based on the legal research and writing project. Students will critique each other. Students will work in groups and prepare a classroom presentation regarding a public policy issue. Groups will research issues, identify stakeholders and advocate solutions. Presentations will be made from the perspectives of the various stakeholders. An outline of research materials with at least 10 primary references must be submitted.
Grading:
50% Reports/Papers
30% Written Homework
20% In-class Presentations
Class Format:
70% Lecture
25% Discussion
5% Student Presentations
Workload:
50 Pages Reading Per Week
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
12 Homework Assignment(s)
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/27432/1139
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 August 2012

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