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Employment and the Law - WORK6116

Year - 2020

This unit of study examines the legal framework with respect to labour relations in Australia. In particular, it examines the scope of workplace law, the employment relationship, the Federal-State division of legislative power in industrial relations, the industrial arbitration systems, courts, tribunals, agreements and awards as well as discrimination and termination of employment. Current developments in the law and politics of the systems will be referred to throughout the course.

1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

presentation (20%), essay (30%), final exam (40%), tutorial participation (10%)

Additional information
This unit is not available for students enrolled in the Master of Labour Law Relations


Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Work and Organisational Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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