Monash University Handbooks 2008

MGX9220 - Industrial and workplace relations

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Marjorie Jerrard


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Gippsland Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)


Introduction to the environment, parties and processes involved in Australian industrial relations. The unit aims to create an understanding of industrial relations at the macro level and to develop analytical skills appropriate to solving industrial relations problems. Topics covered include employer associations and management, theories of unionism, conciliation and arbitration, enterprise bargaining, grievance and disciplinary procedures, wages policy, and legislative reform of industrial relations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


On-campus: Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%, Off-campus: Within semester assessment:40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3-hour session per week

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