Legal Environment of the Workplace

Credit Option
Non credit
Program Type

Learn the basic laws that managers should be aware of from a practical, day-to-day management and nonlegal perspective, including discrimination and harassment (including sexual harassment), disability and accommodation obligations, employee and labor relations, safety and health.

You’ll learn various laws that apply to the workplace, learn to become aware of warning signs that might result in lawsuits and develop a program to reduce the possibility of discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment.

Can be taken individually or as part of the Leadership and Management Certificate Program as a optional a workshop to complete the certificate. The other option is Project Management.

Workshop Information

Course Dates


Meeting Time

6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.



Adelphi alumni or any student who registers at least 30 days before the start of a workshop will receive a 15% discount.

Who can benefit:

  • Leaders and Managers who manage a legally sound workplace
  • New Managers who need familiarity with laws
  • Human Resource Professionals


Glenn Courounis, Human Resources/OD Leader

Glenn Courounis has over 40 years of human resources experience in the New York metro area. His areas of expertise include organizational development, leadership, employee engagement, and labor and employee relations. He has held multiple leadership positions including Vice President of Human Resources at Lenox Hill Hospital; Senior Vice President of Human Resources at CenterLight Health System; Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Bon Secours Health System, and Director of Labor and Employee Relations at Mount Sinai Hospital. He began his career as a union representative for the New York State Nurses Association, and also worked as a human resources consultant at Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson).

He most recently served as Nassau Queens PPS’s Director of Organizational Development, responsible for overseeing DSRIP Workforce initiatives including developing and coordinating training programs, college outreach, and communications. He currently provides Human Resources, management and organizational development consulting and training within his LLC, Bonus HR Consulting. He teaches multiple courses as an Adjunct Professor in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business MBA program at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY, and as an Instructor with Nassau Community College.

Mr. Courounis has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Psychology from SUNY Albany and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Rutgers University.

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Levermore Hall, 303
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