Workplace Law in Context (11195.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MRS Jane DIEDRICKS (Ph: +61 2 62015643 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit examines:
* the sources and content of the workplace relationship - common law, statute, awards and agreements;
* the nature and dynamics of Australian culture, particularly in relation to those of minority status - those who are most vulnerable to discrimination and harassment in the workplace; what behaviours constitute discrimination and harassment; why they take place;
* regulatory frameworks in relation to:
- industrial action
- unfair dismissal, unlawful termination and adverse action
- bullying and harassment
- work, health and safety; and
* dispute resolution processes available to workplace participants and their application.
This unit may be co-taught with a PG version of the unit.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify and discuss the sources of workplace law in Australia;
2. Understand and explain the framework of rights and obligations applying to employees, employers and other workplace participants;
3. Discuss and critically analyse key contemporary issues in workplace law;
4. Analyse frameworks for dispute resolution and identify appropriate solutions to case examples; and
5. Demonstrate a critical analysis of law related problems from a socio-legal and holistic perspective.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2019
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Exam (invigilated exam) (25% )
- Narrative - identifying and understanding your work contract, including the terms and conditions. (15% )
- Tutorial contribution to discussion - re: Hot Topics and tutorial questions. (10% )
- Advice - terms and conditions of employment and policy. (25% )
- Advice - Discrimination law focus (25% )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 2, 2019
One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on campus per week during Weeks 1-6 and Weeks 12-13. Then 3 hours of online videocasts and discussion per week during Weeks 7-11.
Must have passed at least 36 credit points including
a) 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice OR
b) 11174 Introduction to Management AND 11191 Managing Human Capital OR
c) 11220 Business Law.
7906 Employment Law
- ARSC03 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws
- MGB103 Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
- MGB105 Bachelor of Business (Management)
- MGSC03 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Laws
- MGAR03 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Arts
- MGIT03 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Business Informatics
- MGAR01 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Communication and Media
- MGAR02 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Design
- MGIT02 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Information Technology
- MGSC02 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- MGSC01 Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws
- ARSC02 Bachelor of Communication and Media/ Bachelor of Laws
- NPSC02 Bachelor of Forensic Studies/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCB001 Bachelor of Justice Studies
- SCNP01 Bachelor of Justice Studies/Bachelor of Forensic Studies
- SCB101 Bachelor of Laws
- SCAR03 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Design
- SCSC02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCMG01 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Business
- SCSC01 Bachelor of Science in Psychology/ Bachelor of Laws
- NPSC01 Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Laws
- BM0014 Breadth Major in Human Resource Management
- BM0009 Breadth Major in Legal Studies for Business and Management
- BM0001 Breadth Major in Management
- SM0033 Law Electives Major
- SM0022 Specialist Major in Human Resource Management
- SM0029 Specialist Major in Justice Studies
- SM0024 Specialist Major in Management