The course deals with the law governing the formation, content and termination of employment relationships. The complex body of federal and state statutes which regulate paidwork relationships, as well as common law rules, will be examined.
Available in 2015
Previously offered in 2014
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
|Objectives||1. To equip students with knowledge and understanding of the complex body of law which governs the employment relationship;|
2. To critically examine the policies which underpin this body of law;
3. To understand the evolving nature of employment law;
4. To further develop the capacity to apply rules of law.
|Content||The topics to be covered are formation of employment relationships, those features which distinguish a contract of employment from other contracts, the content of employment relationships, breach of a contract of employment and termination.|
|Assumed Knowledge||LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS3005|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
|Essays / Written Assignments||Written Paper|
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Requisite by Enrolment||This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws and associated combined degree programs or the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and associated combined degree programs.|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for LAWS5009|