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Employment Law (7906.4)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (183447) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167000) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154542) - View
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    Syllabus

    Theoretical, historical and constitutional aspects;International Labour Organisation and international labour standards;Sources of the Employment Relationship - Common Law, Statute, Awards and Agreements;Content of the Employment Relationship;Termination and Remedies - Unfair Dismissal; Collective Bargaining, Trade Unions and Industrial Action; Structures of Appeal and Adjudication; Special Issues in Employment Law - equal opportunity,security, privacy and identity at work, occupational health and safety law, workers compensation law.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Discuss current issues in the Australian workplace;

    2. Identify and discuss the sources of employment law in Australia;

    3. Understand the framework of rights and obligations applying to employees and employers; and

    4. Critically analyse key contemporary issues in employment law.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    A two hour lecture and a one hour tutorial.

    Prerequisites

    4977 Introduction to Business Law OR 9523 Business Law & Ethics OR 11220 Business Law OR 6602 Legal Systems.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

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    Equivalent Units

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