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MTLE Business: Employment Laws - Chapter Summary
As you get ready to take the MTLE Business assessment, it's good to feel confident that you know what to expect on the exam. This chapter gives you insight into the employment laws exam topic by preparing you for the following:
- Understanding the meaning of business law
- Discussing business ethics in contemporary business
- Explaining the importance of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Describing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- Relating the civil rights acts of 1964 and 1991 to human resources management
- Analyzing the key provisions and concepts of the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Listing the legal consequences of sexual harassment
The lessons create an effective learning experience by providing step-by-step guidance in an entertaining package. The ability to watch the videos in any sequence and as often as needed helps you fully comprehend the lessons while learning at your own pace.
MTLE Business: Employment Laws Chapter Objectives
The MTLE Business assessment consists of two subtests, both of which are made up of three subareas. Topics in this chapter are found in the business organization and management subarea, which constitutes about 29% of Subtest 1. You can prepare for questions in this subarea by refreshing your knowledge of employee laws using the lessons in this chapter. The self-assessment quiz with each lesson can help you test your comprehension of the subject area. If you need help understanding any lesson topic, submit your question to our experts.
Educators in Minnesota take the MTLE Business assessment to secure the licensure needed to teach this subject to students in grades 5-12. Each subtest on the assessment consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. You can take them on separate dates, or together in one sitting. The subtests last one hour apiece and require minimum scores of 240 to pass.
1. What Is Business Law? - Definition & Overview
Business law is a broad area of law. It covers many different types of laws and many different topics. This lesson explains generally what business law is and how it's used.
2. Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses
The concept of ethics is easy to give examples of but hard to define. In this lesson, we will discuss ethics and how they apply in the business world, as well as discuss an example of an ethical situation using Enron.
3. Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Overview and Importance
Sometimes tragic or important personal events, such as a birth, medical illness or death of a loved one, require us to take time off from work. In this lesson, you'll learn how the Family and Medical Leave Act protects employees during these times.
4. Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA
The workplace can be a dangerous place, and workers are injured and even killed on the job. In this lesson, you'll learn how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration works to minimize dangerous workplace conditions.
5. Relation of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991 to Human Resource Management
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is one of the most influential laws affecting employment in the United States. The Civil Rights Act of 1991 amended some of its provisions. In this lesson, you'll learn about how each Act applies to HR Management.
6. 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.
7. The Legal Consequences of Sexual Harassment
Workplace sexual harassment leads to many problems for all involved. In this lesson, you'll learn about the legal consequences of sexual harassment for the organization and for the perpetrator of the sexual harassment. A short quiz follows.
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Other chapters within the MTLE Business: Practice & Study Guide course
- MTLE Business: Organizations & Management
- MTLE Business: Human Resources Management
- MTLE Business: Group Skills & Behavior
- MTLE Business: Market Share & Financial Data
- MTLE Business: Commercial Transactions
- MTLE Business: Finance, Accounting & Information Analysis
- MTLE Business: Data Interpretation & Management
- MTLE Business: Taxation & Financial Calculations
- MTLE Business: Principles of Marketing
- MTLE Business: Product Development & Distribution
- MTLE Business: Court Systems & Government Regulations
- MTLE Business: Microeconomics & Macroeconomics
- MTLE Business: International Business
- MTLE Business: Using Information Systems
- MTLE Business: Information Technology & Communications
- MTLE Business: Career Development
- MTLE Business: Content Comprehension for Students
- MTLE Business: Reading Instruction Strategies
- MTLE Business Flashcards