EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR RELATIONS LAW

LAW3ELR

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject 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 subject 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.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Wishart

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesClassroom problem solving and discussion, non-assessed knowledge quizzes, online quizzes, legal advice paper and research paper

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Complete 60 CP'S LAW level 1 subjects and 60 CP'S of LAW level 2 subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Stewart's Guide to Employment Law

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorStewart, A.

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Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMOST RECENT EDITION TO BE ANNOUNCED.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically understand the scope and functions of employment law in 21st Century Australia.
02. Recognise a contract of employment and explicate some of the basic ways in which law shapes its creation, performance and termination.
03. Understand the role and function of the Fair Work Act (Cth2009 in Australia's labour law system, and engage in a conceptual analysis of law and policy in relation to contemporary employment issues.
04. Apply legal problem solving skills to a range of employment law issues in ways which are technically accurate and, where appropriate, strategically creative.
05. Undertake basic legal research into a nominated employment law topic.

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