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Unit details

MLL342 - Workplace Law

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

D Allen

Prerequisite:MLL111
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC309
Contact hours: 4 x 1 hour classes per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The 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.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - MCQ test - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Short answer question online test - 20%

Examination 2 hours - 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2960$3059

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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