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The course aims to provide a sound academic grounding in key areas of advanced employment law. It will examine the key topics of freedom of association, unions, collective bargaining and strikes and lockouts, as well as selected topics drawn from areas such as institutional employment law, discrimination, occupational safety and health, and privacy.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1. Reflect on the factors that shape employment law and its implementation;2. Understand and articulate a range of different models developed by industrial relations;3. Identify a number of perspectives and approaches to employment conflicts to help explain the operation of industrial relations systems; 4. Critically examine how some of the contemporary challenges impact employment relations;5. Assess critically the role of the judiciary in employment law;6. Identify employment issues in New Zealand and International legal context and construct responses to those issues; 7. Communicate orally in a persuasive and effective manner.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
For full details please see separate documents on Learn and discussed in Week 1.
Reading will be posted on Learn prior to each seminar.
Domestic fee $831.00
International fee $4,200.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Faculty of Law.