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BTF2991 - Employment law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Anne O'Rourke


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


Legal implications of staff-management decisions. Individual employer-employee relationship; contract of employment; wages-work bargain; recruitment law; discrimination law; termination law including unfair dismissals; mutuality of legal rights and obligations; health and safety law in the workplace; vicarious liability; industrial action and constitutional considerations.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3500 words): 40%
Examination (open book 3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


BTF1010 or PMM1010 for students undertaking the Bachelor of Psychology and Management/Marketing