10.805[J] Technology, Law, and the Working Environment


Class Info

Addresses relationship between technology-related problems and the law applicable to work environment. National Labor Relations Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act. Toxic Substances Control Act, state worker's compensation, and suits by workers in the courts discussed. Problems related to occupational health and safety, collective bargaining as a mechanism for altering technology in the workplace, job alienation, productivity, and the organization of work addressed. Prior courses or experience in the environmental, public health, or law-related areas.

This class has no prerequisites.

10.805[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. C. Caldart and N. A. Ashford.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2011 Subject Evaluations, 10.805[J] was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Technology, Law, and the Working Environment site.

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