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Managing employee relations (6 points)


Leader: Ms Marjorie Jerrard

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Management of the employment relationship and workplace issues is central to the unit. Roles of parties to the employment relationship - management, employees, trade unions, employer groups, government, and tribunals - are analysed. Management and employee roles in conflict resolution, negotiation and bargaining, conciliation and arbitration, and maintaining control of the employment relationship are covered. External and internal environments are considered regarding legislation, labour market reform, and decentralisation of the Australian industrial relations system to an enterprise focus.

Assessment: Media portfolio (2500 words): 30% + Assignment (1000 words): 20% + Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 1-hour lecture per week and 2-hour tutorial

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of study

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