LAWS6039 - Discrimination in the Workplace
- Examine the nature of discrimination in the workplace and the legal response to it in Australia.
- Consider theoretical perspectives on equality that underpin our legislation and ideas about effective regulation.
How anti-discrimination law is applied in respect of a number of different grounds of discrimination – such as sex, race, disability, and family responsibilities – reviewing recent cases and current issues; enforcement mechanisms and processes under anti-discrimination legislation and what, if any, effect the legislation has had on workplace processes and culture.
Semester 2 Intensive
Introduction: 21 August (6-8) then 5, 6 & 19, 20 September (9-5) 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- Class Participation (20%)
- 1 x Problem Assignment (30%)
- 1 x Essay (50%)
Please note: MLLR candidates may enrol in this unit before completing LAWS 6071 - Labour Law
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.