Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A two-hour seminar plus a one-hour seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Legal Theory; or in each case their equivalents.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorMs Anna Chapman
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
This subject, firstly, provides a detailed overview of the legal regulation of work relationships in Australia, in an industrial, social and political context. It examines how work relationships are regulated through statutory regimes as well as through contract law. The major focus of the subject is the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) which sets minimum employment conditions and regulates awards and workplace agreement-making.
This subject will also examine a number of thematic issues. Topics include:
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
A 5,000 word research essay (100%) due at the end of the semester) OR a final open-book examination three hours (100%). All students are required to complete a work-book containing answers to case studies and problems discussed in class by the final week of semester (hurdle requirement).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
The 5,000 word research essay (100%) is a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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