Postgraduate | RMI-OJD412 | 2023
Compare individual employment with collective labour relations. Survey labour law, international influences, National Employment Standards, awards, enterprise agreements and regulation of trade unions, industrial action and industrial disputes
- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Start dates
- 17 July 2023
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
About this subject
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
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%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- RMI-LAW-MAS-2023 - Juris Doctor
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