This course adopts a socio-legal approach to labour law –, with emphasis on dispute resolution processes. You will learn about the historical and political context of labour law and the development of labour laws in Australia. The course will cover the principles and rules governing employment relationships, as well as the statutory frameworks and institutions regulating industrial relations, enterprise bargaining, and work conditions in Australia including Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the role of Fair Work Australia. You will consider issues around race, ethnicity, class, gender and discrimination in the workplace. You will learn about dispute resolution techniques such as conciliation and arbitration and remedies for breaches of employment contracts.
You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses Introduction to Law HUSO2235 before you commence this course.
All relevant course materials are included.
Pen/pencil and notebook.