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Undergraduate | USA-COML2019 | 2023

Employment Law

Unpack the Australian laws relevant to human resources and employment. From both employer and employee perspectives, you’ll explore legal rights and obligations. Build your legal knowledge and make confident recommendations in the workplace.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
18 Sept 2023
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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Employment Law

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to: 

    1. Differentiate between the creation of different types of workplace relationships and the legal rights and obligations arising from those relationships. 
    2. Identify how Australia's workplace relations framework creates a variety of rights and obligations in the workplace. 
    3. Interpret and apply legal obligations surrounding termination of employment. 
    4. Analyse the impact of employment obligations upon employers, including work health and safety, workers compensation, equality of opportunity/discrimination and adverse action legislation. 
    5. Develop lawful and ethical recommendations for effective management strategies relating to aspects of employment law. 
    6. Assess legal requirements to ensure lawful enterprise bargaining processes and lawful industrial action.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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