Regulation at Work (WORK2227)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1 hour tutorial hour per week

Assessment

Case study (30%), Seminar presentation (20%), Seminar participation (10%), Exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003

Prohibitions

WORK2208, WORK2207

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