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The course presents the relationship of government regulations on management decision-making. Consideration is given to such law applications as antitrust legislation, labor legislation, worker and consumer protection, and environmental protection.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:
- Discussing the role of administrative law in business.
- Identifying and discussing the purposes of a typical administrative agency.
- Discussing the Grant of Authority of the Commerce Clause.
- Discussing the relationship of federal and local regulation of commerce.
- Discussing the employer-employee relationship as controlled by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and other laws.
- Discussing the
TexasWorkers’ Compensation Act.
- Discussing the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
- Discussing the law and consumer protection.
- Discussing the Common Law Contract and its enforcement.
- Discussing the State Deceptive Trade Practice Act and consumer protection.
- Discussing the unfair acts and deceptive practices prohibited by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
- Discussing the warranties extended to consumers by the Uniform Commercial Code.
- Discussing the consumer protection from usury.
- Discussing the Federal laws on credit.
- Discussing activities prohibited by the Sherman Act.
- Discussing the Clayton Act’s support of the Sherman Act.
- Discussing the Robinson-Patman Amendment to the Clayton Act.