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LAW 7061 - Regulation of Work: Current Issues

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Pre-Requisite: Students without a Bachelor of Laws must have completed LAW 7177
Assessment: Likely to include class discussion and participation, oral presentation and research paper.

The course focuses upon the legal regulation of work in the global era. Students will consider the role of the ILO and other supranational institutions involved in labour regulation. In this context, students will also consider themes underpinning debate concerning the meaning of work, the scope and application of labour regulation and the new forms of regulation governing work. The course will draw upon an international and comparative perspective and students will be encouraged to share their own experiences of labour law in their jurisdiction. Topics include precarious work and decent work, migration and labour, trafficking and prostitution, the role of courts and parliament, freedom of expression and work/life boundaries, platform work and the gig economy, human capital and employee mobility and the law regulating dismissal.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12200 SE01 20 1 18 Mar - 18 Mar Friday 10am - 5pm  
25 Mar - 25 Mar Friday 10am - 5pm  
1 Apr - 1 Apr Friday 10am - 5pm  
8 Apr - 8 Apr Friday 10am - 5pm  
Note: Classes will be available online for students prevented by circumstances beyond their control from attending in person, including those based overseas or interstate. Seminar has been scheduled in Ligertwood 5.15.