It’s not as easy as it sounds. And many companies are hiring people with law degrees for those very reasons.
It can be a great career move, especially if you’re interested in human resources and employment law. However, the pay isn’t always great and some employers will treat employees poorly or even fire them because they don’t like how the employee is behaving at work (e.g., participating in union organizing). There can also be more difficult ethical dilemmas that come up: For example, what should an employer do when one of its employees has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women? Should she still get her job back? What about if several other women have made similar accusations against him? Will he also receive unemployment benefits after losing his job due to these allegations of sexual harassment? It depends on where you live and who your state legislature decided was entitled to such benefits (in New York state there is no right to unemployment compensation unless discrimination played a part in getting fired; however, this doesn’t mean that discrimination didn’t play a role – only that it wasn’t enough for someone to claim “discrimination” and collect unemployment.)
If you decide that practicing employment law is something you want to do then look into schools first: These offer classes specifically about employment law so you won’t need any specific knowledge before starting class. Also keep an eye out on news outlets for local legal events related to employment laws so that later on once your degree comes along such information