1. Impact of regulation on human resource practices 2. Equal employment opportunity : regulatory issues 3. Intentional discrimination : disparate treatment 4. Unintentional discrimination : disparate impact 5. Discrimination based on sex 6. Discrimination based on religion, age, and disability 7. National origin discrimination and immigration issues 8. Affirmative action 9. Compensation : wage, hour, and related statutes 10. Compensation : benefits 11. Laws affecting workplace health and safety 12. Employment-at-will, employee discipline, and negligent hiring issues 13. Privacy and recent developments in employment regulation 14. Job analysis : the foundation of employment decision making 15. Establishing job-relatedness : validation.