Semester 1, 2018

Comprehensive Federal Labour Law Notes

90 pages

26,729 words



Detailed notes on intensively-taught Federal Labour Law, including the following topics:
- Federal labour law legislative framework (Fair Work Act)
- Administering the Fair Work Act: Institutions and roles
- Unfair dismissal under federal law
- Federal labour law instruments and interrelationships
- Industrial peace, industrial action and the right to strike
- Secret ballots and protected industrial action
- Enterprise agreements and bargaining
- Safety net: Awards and legislated standards
- General protections under the Fair Work Act
- Approaches to enforcement and compliance
*Note: As taught intensively, some topics may not be as comprehensive (eg. Safety net topic)
It is also suggested to have a copy of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) as this unit is heavily based on this legislation.