LAWS6071 - Labour Law
- Examine the principles of labour law.
- Designed specifically for MLLR students who do not have a law degree or for any students with a law degree who have not recently undertaken an undergraduate labour law course.
- The goal of the unit is to equip students with the fundamental principles of labour law that they will need to undertake more advanced labour law units within the MLLR and LLM Degrees.
Contract of employment and the relevant principles governing the employment relationship, including termination of employment; the workplace relations framework including collective bargaining and industrial conflict; the modern role of awards and statutory regulation of wages and conditions.
Semester 1 Intensive
6 March 2013 (6-8pm) (Introduction)
22, 23 March & 5, 6 April 2013 (9-5pm)
Semester 2 Intensive
24 July 2013 (6-8pm) (Introduction)
9, 10 & 23, 24 August 2013 (9-5pm)
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
Please note: This unit is a compulsory unit for all MLLR candidates. MLLR candidates must either have completed or is concurrently enrolled in LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System (compulsory) as well as this unit before undertaking the labour law optional units.
- Class Participation (10%)
- 1 x 3,000 Word Essay (40%)
- 1 x Take-Home Exam (50%)
MLLR candidates must either have completed or is concurrently enrolled in LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System (compulsory) as well as this unit before undertaking the labour law optional units.
WORK6116 – Employment & the 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.