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BTG9241

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Anne O'Rourke

Synopsis

Topics include introduction to the common law and legislation which controls the management of staff; instruction in the law affecting pre-contractual considerations for employment contracts, anti-discrimination law, selection, recruitment and termination of staff; workplace health and safety; industrial relations commissions and other legal fora, union relationships, industrial action; tortious liability of management; suspension and stand down.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. extend their knowledge and comprehension of the legal framework governing workplace relations in Australia
  2. evaluate the principles underlying employment laws and assess the law's impact on the employment relationship
  3. demonstrate a working knowledge of employment law issues through the application of legal principles to a range of hypothetical scenarios
  4. identify and analyse current issues involving legal regulation of the workplace.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Anne O'Rourke

Prohibitions

BTX5060, BTX9060