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Employment law (6 points)


Leader: Mr Lyall Phillips

Peninsula First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Perth Second semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Perth Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Legal implications of staff management decisions. Individual employer-employee relationship; contract of employment; wages-work bargain; recruitment law; termination law including unfair dismissals; mutuality of legal rights and obligations; employer-employee duties of care; health and safety law in the workplace; Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985 (Vic.); vicarious liability; industrial action; constitutional considerations and discrimination law.

Assessment: Assignment (3500 words): 40% + Examination (3 hour, open book): 60%

Contact Hours: 3 class hours per week

Prerequisites: BTW1200 or equivalent

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