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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The nature of the legal implications between employer and employee under common law is examined in this subject. Areas of study include the contract of employment, including the rights and obligations of the parties, affirmative action, equal opportunity, occupational health and safety and industrial torts.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFrancine Rochford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites LST1BSL or LST1IBL or LST2BSL


Incompatible subjectsN/A

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEmployment law in principlePrescribedPrice, RohanLAW BOOK CO, LATEST EDN.
ReadingsBe: Australian labour lawRecommendedPittard, M. (4th edn)SYDNEY : LEXISNEXIS BUTTERWORTHS 2003
ReadingsBe: Employment law: an outlineRecommendedVan der WaardenBUTTERWORTH
ReadingsBe: The law of employmentRecommendedMacken (5th edn)LAW BOOK CO LTD.

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