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MMH349 - Employment Relations

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Abbott
Prerequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132

For all other students: MMH230

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The unit provides a general introduction to the study of industrial relations. The multi-disciplinary nature of the unit is stressed within an introductory systems framework. Various sociological, economic, legal and other theories of industrial relations are examined.  The system of workplace governance under the Fair Work Act 2009 is considered, as well as the role of trade unions, employer associations, collective bargaining processes, and various laws pertaining to contracts of employment, equal opportunity and occupational health and safety.

Assessment

Written assignment 3000 words 40%

Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

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