Employment Relations and the Law Seminar Series 2014

12 March 2014

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This popular annual series is made up of 10 evening seminars and provides an introduction to the current regulation of employment and labour relations in Australia. The seminars will be presented by a number of qualified academics and lawyers with extensive knowledge and experience in the area of employment law.

Topics covered include employers' and employees' rights and obligations under the Fair Work Act and the common law of employment, anti-discrimination law, and the regulation of collective bargaining and industrial action.

Students will be advised of reading material relevant to the series of lectures. A number of the lecturers will also supply students with copies of papers and notes relevant to their presentations.

SEMINAR SCHEDULE (subject to change)



12 March

Introduction/System of Workplace Regulation in Aus,

19 March

The Employment Contract

26 March

Termination of employment

2 April

Fair Work System, NES and Awards

9 April

Enterprise Bargaining

16 April

Contemporary Issues - Social Media

23 April


30 April

Regulation of Trade Unions

7 May

Gender and Equality at Work

14 May

Diversity and Work

21 May


No formal qualifications are required for enrolment, and participants who attend a minimum of eight (8) seminars in the series will be issued with a certificate of attendance.

University of Sydney staff receive a 50% discount on the series fees. For details on how to register, please

Information for lawyers and barristers: Attendance at this seminar series is equal to 20 MCLE/CPD units, based on 2 points per seminar attended.

Time: 6pm - 8pm Wednesday evenings

Location: Lecture Theatre 104, Sydney Law School, Building F10, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Cost: Full Fee $990, Group (3+from the same org.) $900, Alumni $792, University of Sydney Staff $495

Contact: PLaCE Coordinator

Phone: 93510323

Email: 3623335951211c5d1d47193638290a1d527c15265a1c5305