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BTW2241 - Comparative workplace relations law

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Vanitha Karean


Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)


The unit introduces students to the legal framework within which individual employment relations operate in Malaysia and Australia. Topics include important workplace relations issues like the rights and duties underpinning the contract of employment, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination and occupational health and safety law. Selected International Labour Organisation Conventions are analysed in relation to aspects of current employment protection law and policy.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30% +Examination (3 hours, open book): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


BTW1200 or equivalent


BTC2720, BTF2991, BTW3241