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LAW2105 Employment Law
Credit Points: 15
LAW1212 Contract Law II

Employment law is focused on the detailed examination of employment and industrial law in Australia. The unit introduces students to the following topics: identifying employment, the balance of rights and duties in employment and regulation of atypical employment. Highlighted topics include the duties of employees and employers, with particular reference to fidelity trust and confidence and the duty to provide a safe system of work, and termination of employment and reasonable notice.


The statutory systems in relation to unfair dismissal, employment discrimination, awards and enterprise agreements will be covered in full. 

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
V72Bachelor of Laws
V73Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
M78Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006