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Employment Law (7906.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School



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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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