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LAW3442 Employment Law

Short Description: Employment Law
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090913 - Legal Practice
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 4 June 2020

Requisites

Pre-requisite: LAW1101 or LAW1500 or ((LAW2202 or LAW1123 or LAW5602 or LAW5123) and (LAW2204 or LAW1124 or LAW5604 or LAW5124))

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

The course provides a general introduction to many aspects of workplace law. Students will broadly examine the law relating to the employer/employee relationship, including: (i) the purposes of regulation of employment and industrial relations; (ii) statutory regulation of the employment relationship and the bodies which regulate employment in Australia; (iii) categorising work relationships and recognising differences between an employment relationship and other types of work arrangements; (iv) basic employee entitlements and terms and conditions of employment; (v) sources of employment obligations - contracts, workplace agreements, statute and awards; (vi) collective bargaining and industrial action; (vii) enforcement of employment obligations; (viii) management of the employment relationship including performance management, disciplinary process, and controls on employment; (ix) workplace health and safety; (x) termination of employment, risks and remedies for termination; and (xi) workplace rights (including general protections). In addition to content, the course is designed to provide students with a practical, hands-on approach to various issues arising out of the employment relationship through a range of problem-solving exercises.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 4 June 2020