MLJ714 - Workplace Law and Policy


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For M729 (Juris Doctor) and M737 (Master of Legal Studies) students only


MLJ701 and MLJ702 – for students enrolled in M729 (Juris Doctor)

Nil - for students enrolled in M737 (Master of Legal Studies)

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar (live streamed and recordings provided) per week


This unit aims to equip students with the knowledge and ability to apply, critically evaluate and effectively communicate workplace law, and develop a deep appreciation of major policy issues and developments in the law.

Topics include: defining the employment relationship, rights and responsibilities under an employment contract, employment regulation under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - An Overview, statutory employment standards, freedom of association, industrial victimisation and industrial action, discrimination and sexual harassment, workplace health and safety, and termination and enforcing workplace rights. 

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