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Employment Law (LAWS30029)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeLAWS30029
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

A survey of the law governing employment and human resource management, in a policy context.

This subject includes analysis of:

  • Recruitment and contract formation;
  • Employment standards such as wages and leave entitlements;
  • Bullying at work;
  • Collective bargaining; and
  • Performance management and dismissal.

Intended learning outcomes

A student who has successfully completed the subject should have:

  • Acquired a general knowledge of the law that governs employment and human resource management;
  • Obtained an understanding of key aspects of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the main case law interpreting those parts of the Act;
  • Obtained an understanding of anti-discrimination legislation and work health and safety statutes; and
  • Acquired specialised knowledge in key areas of employment law of relevance to policy debates in the field.

Last updated: 16 August 2017