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BTW2241

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
OfferedSunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Abdul Majid Nabi Baksh

Synopsis

The unit introduces students to the legal framework within which individual employment relations operate in Malaysia and Australia. Topics include important workplace relations issues like the rights and duties underpinning the contract of employment, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination and occupational health and safety law. Selected International Labour Organisation Conventions are analysed in relation to aspects of current employment protection law and policy.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the legal framework that regulates the relationship between employer and employee in Malaysia and Australia
  2. define and analyse the scope of the contract of employment
  3. evaluate the nature of rights and duties within the employment relationship
  4. discuss the various types of workplace dismissals
  5. explain the role and influence of the International Labour Organisation.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed BTG1200, BTW1200 or BTW1042 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

BTC2720, BTF2991, BTG2241, BTW3241