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Introduction to Employment and Labor Laws

OCU Master of Arts in Applied Sociology Nonprofit Leadership Law and Non-Profit Organizations
Roberta B. FieldsRoberta B. Fields

Labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields provides instruction on employment and labor laws for graduate students pursuing a master of arts degree in applied sociology nonprofit leadership law and non-profit organizations at Oklahoma City University. Topics include:

  • Evolving nature of the employer-employee relationship
  • Sources of laws and other employment and labor obligations
  • At-will” v. “Just cause” employment
  • Key federal employment laws, including the FLSA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and NLRA
  • Key state employment laws, including workers’ comp laws, Oklahoma Employment Security Act, wage and hour regulations, and Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Employee handbooks
  • Tips for avoiding employment litigation


March 18, 2015
Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma