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Employment relations (6 points)


Leader: Dr Sandra Cockfield (Chief Examiner)

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

Synopsis: This unit focuses on employment relations issues, mainly in the Australian context. It includes an overview of the economic, legal and social elements of the employment relationship and the management of commitment and discontent in the workplace; the role of the parties: workers, employers, their collective organisations and the state; the processes of regulation: conciliation and arbitration, individual contracts, enterprise bargaining, negotiation; employment practises: pay, employment, work organisation and skill formation; international influences on employment relations; equity and justice in the workplace.

Assessment: On-campus: Media portfolio: 35% + Class work: 15% + Examination (3 hours): 50%. Distance: Media portfolio: 35% + Assignment: 15% + Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours class contact

Prerequisites: MGW1010 or equivalent

Prohibitions: MGG2323, MGX2341

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