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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


  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2018 Semester 1 MRS   Jane   DIEDRICKS (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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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.


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



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