26 August 2013
This late semester two intensive will examine the law governing trade unions and employer organisations in Australian industrial relations.
Registered Associations explores the history of trade union law, why and how employer and employee organisations are registered, what powers they have and the rules by which they must operate.
The unit will address the following questions:
The unit will be taught by Ingmar Taylor, from State Chambers, Sydney.
Ingmar Taylor is a counsel in the areas of industrial and employment law and occupational health and safety law.
He appears regularly before the Federal Court, Federal Magistrates Court, Supreme Court (NSW), Industrial Court of NSW, Fair Work Australia and superior appellate courts, including the High Court.
He regularly appears for unions, large employers and employer organisations, and Government (including the Attorney General NSW).
In Respect of occupational health and safety proceedings, he is briefed to appear for the prosecutor (WorkCover and the Department of Industry and Investment) and for the defence in major cases involving fatalities.
Semester 2 Intensive
Registered Associations is available to study through the following Sydney Law School degree programmes:
Legal practitioners can count this unit of study towards Mandatory Continuing Legal Educaiton (MCLE) or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Candidates can elect to complete the assessment, claim the MCLE or CPD points and then count the unit towards a degree at a later stage.
Alternatively, candidates can elect not to complete the assessment but still claim the MCLE or CPD points.
For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.
Contact: Greg Sherington
Phone: +61 2 9351 0202