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Ch 19: CEOE Business Education: Employment Law

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Find out how employment law relates to business education. Understanding this connection can help you answer related questions on the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) test. Take a peek at the our convenient lessons to recall your memory of this topic.

CEOE Business Education: Employment Law - Chapter Summary

If you're new to the topic of employment law or just need a refresher, check out the short video lessons in this chapter. Find out details on common regulations, laws and definitions of employment-related issues so you can handle any possible questions on the CEOE Business Education exam. You can learn about these topics in this chapter:

  • Fundamentals of employment law
  • Regulations and laws of human resource management
  • Job discrimination policies and practice
  • Hostile work environment and sexual harassment
  • Meaning and rights of the Whistleblower Act
  • ADA, ERISA and ADEA laws
  • Title VII laws, regulations and requirements
  • Safety and privacy of employees' rights
  • Wrongful termination

Filtering through the details of employment law can be confusing. The instructors present the information in engaging and fun ways. The benefit of these lessons is that you're not tied to computer as you can also view and complete the lessons from a mobile device whenever and wherever is convenient.

Objectives of the CEOE Business Education: Employment Law Chapter

The computer-based CEOE Business Education test has 5 subareas. Any questions on employment law can be found in the business management section, which makes up 25% of the test. One of the objectives in this area is to confirm your understanding of business law principles. You may be tested on employment laws and regulations, such as wages, insurance, working conditions and contracts. Additionally, employees' rights and responsibilities are mentioned in the marketing, customer service and entrepreneurship section; this section makes up 17% of the test.

The entire test is 80 multiple-choice questions and 1 constructed-response assignment. There's a 4-hour allowance to complete the exam.

14 Lessons in Chapter 19: CEOE Business Education: Employment Law
What is Employment Law? - An Introduction to Employment Law

1. What is Employment Law? - An Introduction to Employment Law

Employment law is a broad area of the law. In general, this area governs the employer-employee relationship, but includes many subjects. This lesson will define and explain employment law.

Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations

2. Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations

Learn about several laws, regulations, policies and governing entities that human resource management (HRM) must comply with, like the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment and affirmative action.

What is Discrimination at the Workplace? - Forms, Policies & Practices

3. What is Discrimination at the Workplace? - Forms, Policies & Practices

Employment discrimination is the unfair treatment of employees based on prejudices. The forms of discrimination can be dependent upon equal pay compensation, sexual orientation, national origin/language, sex, pregnancy, religion, disability, age and race.

Sexual Harassment and the Hostile Work Environment

4. Sexual Harassment and the Hostile Work Environment

Sexual harassment is a very real and sensitive issue in the workplace. In this lesson, we will discuss sexual harassment, what it means and what it can do to the work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

5. Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

One of the most important employment laws on the books is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this lesson, you'll learn about Title VII, its regulations and how it affects human resources management. A short quiz follows.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Requirements for Managers & Organizations

6. Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Requirements for Managers & Organizations

Violation of Title VII can result in serious consequences for a business. In this lesson, you'll learn important issues and concepts that managers must understand in order to comply with Title VII. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Equal Employment Opportunity: ADA Law & Regulations

7. Equal Employment Opportunity: ADA Law & Regulations

One of the most important employment laws on the books for human resource managers is the Americans with Disabilities Act. In this lesson, you'll learn some of its key provisions and concepts. A short quiz follows.

Equal Employment Opportunity: ADEA Law & Regulations

8. Equal Employment Opportunity: ADEA Law & Regulations

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 will continue to play an important role in human resources management as the U.S. population continues to age. In this lesson, you'll learn about its key provisions.

Equal Employment Opportunity: PDA & Regulations

9. Equal Employment Opportunity: PDA & Regulations

Female employees play a pivotal role in the success of an organization, but have historically been at a career disadvantage if they decide to bear children. In this lesson, you'll learn about the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, including its protections and key provisions.

Employee Rights: Privacy & Safety

10. Employee Rights: Privacy & Safety

The modern workplace can be an intrusive and sometimes even a dangerous and violent place. In this lesson, you'll learn about employee privacy and safety. Topics will include employee surveillance, social media and workplace safety and violence.

Employee Rights: Employment-At-Will Doctrine & Exceptions

11. Employee Rights: Employment-At-Will Doctrine & Exceptions

Most employment relationships in the United States are subject to the employment-at-will doctrine. In this lesson, you'll learn about the employment-at-will doctrine and its exceptions. You'll also have the chance to take a short quiz.

What Is the Whistleblower Act? - Definition, Rights & Protection

12. What Is the Whistleblower Act? - Definition, Rights & Protection

A whistleblower is an employee that reports an employer's misconduct. There are laws that protect whistleblowers from being fired or mistreated for reporting misconduct. One of these laws is the Whistleblower Protection Act. This lesson explains the Whistleblower Protection Act and other laws that protect whistleblowers.

What Is Wrongful Termination? - Definition & Conditions

13. What Is Wrongful Termination? - Definition & Conditions

Wrongful termination happens when an employee is fired for illegal reasons or for reasons that violate company policy. This lesson explains wrongful termination and takes a look at a case example.

ERISA Law: Explanation & Importance

14. ERISA Law: Explanation & Importance

In the U.S., individuals are primarily responsible for saving for retirement. A pivotal vehicle is employer-sponsored retirement plans. In this lesson, you'll learn about ERISA, which is an important law that regulates private sector benefit plans.

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