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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are provided with an introduction to the law of employment and labour relations. They study the principles and practices relating to the creation, categorisation, conduct and termination of the employment relationship. They also examine the roles of common law, awards, legislation, tribunals, collective bargaining and personnel practices in regulating the relationship. The unit is designed to develop awareness of legal obligations and options relevant to the management of employment and labour relations, and is taught in the context of contemporary issues in labour regulation.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJillian Murray

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into LVLUE or LVLUEB or LBLGE or LVLGEB or LWLAC or LWLEC or LWLFI or LWLINT or LWLPS or LWLPSB or LWLSCB or LWLSC or LWLATB or LWLAT or LWLME or LWLBUSB or LWLBUS or LVLG or LVL or LWLC or LWLA or LWLIR or LWLMS or LWLBS or LWLS or LWLB or LWLBB or LWLSB or LWLAB or LWLE or LWLF or LWLPSB. LLB students: LAW2CNT, Legal Studies students: LST1BSL, Business students: LAW2CTB, LST1LBA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects The unit is an alternative to LAW30ELR, which is available only to LLB students and assumes a greater preparation in the foundations of law

Special conditions This unit is no-longer available with a Legal Studies code but is available with a LAW code to students currently enrolled in Bachelor of Legal Studies or Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Finance. Alternatively, current enrolment in Bachelor of Laws.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsStewart's Guide to Employment LawPrescribedStewart, A.FEDERATION PRESS,2008

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