What is Employment Law? - An Introduction to Employment Law


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Which of the following is NOT typically considered to be a subject covered by employment law?

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1. Employment laws are designed to:

2. As a whole, employment law is the area of law that governs:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Employment law covers a broad area of issues. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of general aspects of employment law. You'll be tested on areas that include the importance of employment laws, issues covered by the laws, and the goals of employment laws.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This lesson will test you on the following aspects of employment law:

  • Employment issues covered by the law
  • What employment laws are designed to do
  • Types of businesses most likely to use employment laws

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related employment law lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept why there are employment laws
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what types of businesses utilize employments laws
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how employment protects rights

Additional Learning

To learn more about employment law, review the accompanying lesson called What is Employment Law? - An Introduction to Employment Law. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Federal legislation that helped shape employment laws
  • Issues covered by employment law
  • The goals and importance of employment laws
  • The concept of exempt employees
  • The role of state labor offices