Employment Relationships and Worker Protection

Learning Objectives

After studying this module, you should be able to:

Explain the legal and ethical issues raised by the employment-at-will doctrine and the exceptions to the rule recognized by some states and courts
Describe the purpose, basic provisions and who is covered by worker protection statutes
Identify and explain the legal issues related to worker privacy and the testing of workers (polygraph, drug, and genetic testing)
Explain the purpose and requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (1986) and the Immigration Act of 1990