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Employment Relations Law (LLB363)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description LLB363 examines regulation of the relationship between employers and employees in Australia. It reviews the individual contract of employment before focusing on the Federal employment relations system, locating it in its constitutional context and examining various aspects. Topics include common law duties, roles of the Federal statutory bodies, minimum standards, enterprise bargaining, industrial action and unfair dismissal.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Explain the legal nature of employment relationships
2. Describe particular legal rights and obligations of Australian employees and employers
3. Identify legal issues in employment relationships
4. Use problem solving skills to resolve legal issues with case law and legislation
5. Critically analyse contemporary information about employment relationships
6. Critique reform of law relating to Australian employment relationships
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week
Unit Learning Experiences Lectures will provide a framework for studying the unit and a structured presentation of core content.
Assessment An assignment, mid semester test and an exam.
Prerequisites Successful completion of all Part 1 units in the LLB, and LLB260/LAW260 Contract Law
Exclusions Students who have completed LAW363 Employment Relations Law OR C228/BUS228 Employment Law may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Law (LLB); (LLB(Hons)) [New in 2014]
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2014]
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus)
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus) [New in 2014]
Law + Commerce [Combined] (LLB)+(BCom)
Law + Communication [Combined] (BCommun)+(LLB)
Law + Criminology [Combined] (BCrim)+(LLB) [New in 2018]
Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Law + International Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BIB)
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc)
Law + Science [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc) [New in 2014]
Law - Graduate Entry (LLB) [New in 2017]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
LLB363
Ms Natalie van der Waarden
Senior Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6018
e: n.vanderwaarden@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.028 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
LLB363

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Ms Natalie van der Waarden
Senior Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6018
e: n.vanderwaarden@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.028 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
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