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BTX9841 - Human resources management law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Professor Chris Arup


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (On-campus)


The unit aims to develop knowledge and skills relating to the legal principles which underpin contemporary human resource management issues. It includes consideration of such matters as recruitment and selection, contract of employment issues, performance appraisal, equal opportunity and anti-discrimination, termination of employment, remuneration, rewards and employee benefits, employee health and safety and related HRM issues. The unit takes a practical approach to these matters and focuses specifically on practical case studies and decisions of the Courts and Tribunals.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Assignment (2500 words): 30%
Take-home examination: 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


BTF5841, BTF9841 and BTX5841