Employment Law (7906.4)
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|Canberra Law School||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
Prerequisites4977 Introduction to Business Law OR 9523 Business Law & Ethics OR 11220 Business Law OR 6602 Legal Systems.
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The readings for this unit will be contained in the prescribed text together with materials provided via the Reading List.
You will also need to ensure that you are able to access and read the provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - you are able to do this be accessing comlaw.gov.au or fwc.gov.au.
The prescribed text for this unit is:
Andrew Stewart, Stewart's Guide to Employment Law (The Federation Press, 6th ed, 2018). Excerpts from the 5th edition will be made available until the 6th edition is available (indicative time period of early February 2018)
The key recommended text is:
Carolyn Sappideen et al, Macken's Law of Employment (The Law Book Company, 7th ed, 2011).
Students are expected to attend all tutorials and participate in discussions (ie: Tutorial participation in relation to the tutorial questions and 'Hot Topics' discussions).
The prescribed readings, preparation for Hot Topics and the weekly tutorial questions should be completed in advance of each tutorial.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums