- One Semester or equivalent
- 36 hours
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
2023 teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 2
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
150 credit points from a Bachelors degree course
Aims and objectives
This unit provides students with an understanding of the legal framework in which the employment relationship operates from the perspective of employers and employees. Detailed attention will be given to contracts of employment, Awards, the National Employment Standards and Workplace Agreements. The unit also explores discrimination at work, workplace safety, and entitlements such as long service leave and superannuation.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
2. Explain the law that relates to the common law contract of employment and the legislative impact of modern awards and enterprise agreements
3. Explain the responsibilities of employers and employees with respect to workplace rights and responsibilities