3 units: 1 class unit and 2 non-classroom units graded pass-fail.
Prerequisites: Prior or concurrent enrollment in Employment Discrimination (either the 1L statutory course or the upper division course), Labor Law, Labor & Employment Law, or Sex Discrimination Seminar.
Course Description: The Workers'Rights Clinic operates two evenings per week; one evening involves phone interviews and one face to face client interviews. In addition to client interviewing, advice and referral, students provide limited follow-up including drafting letters and administrative complaints, or representing workers at administrative hearings under the supervision of attorneys from the Employment Law Center. Students confront a wide range of employment related issues including: employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, sexual or other types of harassment, unpaid wages and benefits, privacy issues (i.e. drug testing), whistleblowing, health and safety concerns, denial of unemployment compensation and workers' compensation issues.
To enroll: Prior to your specified registration time, students must confirm completion of the prerequisite courses with the Externships and Pro Bono Programs office so that you may receive approval to enroll through WebAdvisor during your regular registration.
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