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Employment and Labor Law for Managers

Guidance on the Implementation of Employment Policies and Practices

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Program Information

Dates: Fridays, October 11 - November 22, 2019
Time: 9 a.m. - Noon
Location: UNM Graduate School of Management

   This legal application program is designed to help current and aspiring managers and staff develop an understanding of and apply labor and employment laws and regulations so as to deal effectively with employment and labor-related legal issues in the workplace. The courses address key employment law requirements in the United States and the State of New Mexico, It will provide guidance on the implementation of employment policies and practices.
    The program establishes a framework for the analysis of workplace legal issues, including an in-depth understanding of Federal and State of New Mexico laws relating to equal employment opportunity (discrimination and harassment laws), employee relations, hiring and separation, compensation and wages, and other employment issues.
   The program also addresses a global context with a comparison of employment laws in different parts of the world, followed by a study of best practices in developing HR policies and practices in multinational settings. (??)
   This certificate program features downloadable, interactive tools and materials designed to help professionals assess and deal with a variety of legal issues in the workplace.

 Each participant will receive a Reference/Case Study Journal!

This program will help you:

  • Incorporate/Apply federal and state labor and employment laws to the workplace
  • Handle workplace conflict with alternative dispute resolution
  • Ethical practices in the workplace (Bullying, Honesty, etc..)
  • Implement and update enforceable and lawful polices, guidelines, and handbooks
  • Incorporate international clauses and provisions into contracts

Fees & Discounts


Fall 2019 Programs

SHRM Exam Preparation

August 29, 2019 - November 14, 2019

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Business of Craft Brewing

September 5, 2019 - October 24, 2019

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Practical Project Management

September 6, 2019 - November 8, 2019

8:30am to 12:00pm

Essentials for Managers

September 11, 2019 - November 13, 2019

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Lean Master

September 25, 2019 - November 20, 2019

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Accounting Essentials for Managers

October 1, 2019 - November 19, 2019

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mediation Certification

October 5, 2019 - November 16, 2019

9:00am to 4:45pm

Leading a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

October 14, 2019 and November 11, 2019

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Employment and Labor Law for Managers

October 11, 2019 and November 22, 2019

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Fall 2019 Workshops

Leading with Mindfulness and Positivity

August 21, 2019 and September 4, 2019

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Stronger Decisions by Design

October 8, 2019 and October 22, 2019

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm