MLL342 - Workplace Law
(B, S, X)
Trimester 2 (B, S, X), trimester 3 (X)
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
D Allen (Trimester 2), V Lambropoulos (Trimester 3)
D Allen (Trimester 2) (B, X) , P Karnis (Trimester 2) (S) , V Lambropoulos (Trimester 3) (X)
|Contact hours:||4 x 1 hour lectures per week|
Note:Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
ContentThe unit aims to equip students to navigate the broad range of laws relating to work relationships in Australian law. The unit considers common law and legislation on both state and federal levels. The syllabus includes reasons for and means of regulating the work relationship; distinguishing the employment relationship at common law; the formation and contents of the contract of employment, including employer and employee duties; occupational health and safety and workers' compensation; rights and obligations on termination of employment; employment discrimination; the constitutional bases for federal employment legislation; the federal industrial relations system; the regulation of unions; and rights and obligations regarding industrial action.
Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.