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On completion of the subject, students will be able to:
- identify the way in which Australian workplace relations laws are shaped by the constitutional powers of the Commonwealth
- apply the creation, incidents and termination of the individual employment contract
- apply statutory employment standards
- apply the different means of setting and maintaining minimum working conditions, including the operation and enforcement of awards and agreements
- critique the policy behind and operation of laws concerning industrial action
- critique the development of Australian labour law in an international context.
- The Individual Employment Relationship
- Termination of Employment
- Modern Awards
- Collective Bargaining and Enterprise Agreements
- Industrial Action
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
No additional requirements
This subject examines the individual employment relationship and collective labour relations. Topics will include the development of Australian labour law and the constitutional framework; international influences on the development of labour law; the National Employment Standards; modern awards; enterprise agreements; the regulation of trade unions and the regulation of industrial action and industrial disputes.
- Research Paper (50%)
- Open Book Invigilated Exam (50%)
Current study term: 18 Jul 21 to 24 Oct 21
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