2014 Unit of Study

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Regulation at Work
UoS Code WORK2227
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites 24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003
Prohibitions WORK2208, WORK2207
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1 hour tutorial hour per week
Assessment Case study (30%), Seminar presentation (20%), Seminar participation (10%), Exam (40%)
Description This unit of study examines the regulatory framework that exists around paid work in Australia. It examines the development of employee and employer rights and responsibilities through the employment contract and labour law. It focuses on both individual and collective regulation of work in Australia paying particular attention to the industrial sphere, as well as health and safety and discrimination. Both the aim and purpose of industrial regulation and the impact of this regulation on workplace relations is analysed.