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Employment Relations and the Law Seminar Series 2013 - Week 1


13 March 2013

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The Sydney Law School presents a seminar series covering key areas in employment relations and the law. The seminars will be presented by a number of qualified academics and lawyers with extensive knowledge and experience in the area of employment law.

This course provides an introduction to the regulation of employment and labour relations in Australia today. 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.

Program Schedule (Subject to change)

March 13- Overview of the system of workplace regulation in Australia
March 20 - Employment as a contractual relationship
March 27 - The modern contract of employment
April 3- The Fair Work System - setting terms and conditions of work for employees April 10 - Enterprise bargaining
April 17 - Industrial action
April 24 - Gender and equality at work
May 1 - Diversity at work - age and ability inclusion
May 8 - Contemporary issues - Social Media
May 15 - The Role and Regulation of Trade Unions

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 email: law.events@sydney.edu.au.


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: 6.15 - 8.15pm Wednesday evenings

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

Cost: Full Fee $990, Alumni $732, University of Sydney Staff $495

Contact: PLaCE Coordinator

Phone: 02 9351 0429

Email: 0108301a2219152d3200282300311e3d16482e02385c1107