MLL342 - Workplace Law

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only
Prerequisite: MLL111
Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLC309
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 - campus

2h class + 1h seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week

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.

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