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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:
- Analyzing the role of administrative law in business.
- Identifying and analyzing the purposes of a typical administrative agency.
- Analyzing the Grant of Authority of the Commerce Clause.
- Analyzing the relationship of federal and local regulation of commerce.
- Analyzing 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.
- Analyzing the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act.
- Analyzing the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
- Analyzing the law and consumer protection.
- Analyzing the Common Law Contract and its enforcement.
- Analyzing the State Deceptive Trade Practice Act and consumer protection.
- Analyzing the unfair acts and deceptive practices prohibited by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
- Analyzing the warranties extended to consumers by the Uniform Commercial Code.
- Analyzing the consumer protection from usury.
- Analyzing the Federal laws on credit.
- Analyzing activities prohibited by the Sherman Act.
- Discussing the Clayton Act’s support of the Sherman Act.
- Discussing the Robinson Putman Amendment to the Clayton Act.