6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2017
Legal implications of staff management decisions, individual employer-employee relationship, contract of employment, termination law including unfair dismissals, health and safety law in the workplace, vicarious liability agreements, awards and industrial action, constitutional considerations and discrimination law.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- extend their knowledge and comprehension of the legal framework governing workplace relations in Australia
- evaluate the principles underlying employment laws and assess the law's impact on the employment relationship
- demonstrate a working knowledge of employment law issues through the application of legal principles to a range of hypothetical scenarios
- identify and analyse current issues involving legal regulation of the workplace.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Students must have passed BTG1200 or BTW1200 before undertaking this unit.
BTF2991, BTG3241, BTW2241