2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|Regulation at Work|
|Prerequisites||24 credit points of Junior units of study including WORK1003|
|Prohibitions||WORK2207 or WORK2208|
|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.|