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Law of employment 406 (6 points)



Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The legal nature of the employment relationship between an employer and an employee. The individual nature of that relationship as opposed to the relationship between collective organisations of employers and employees. The formation of that relationship, and the source and content of the legal obligations which flow from it. Legal classifications of the work relationship which dictate consequent industrial and taxation obligations. The legal principles relating to termination and breach of the contract and the remedies which flow. The legal rights of an employee who claims that his or her employment has been prejudiced by discriminatory behaviour.

Assessment: Written research assignment (3000 words): 30% + Class test/Final examination (2.5 hours): 70%

Prerequisites: LAW2100

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