Final Level course, half course, second semester

18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Professor R Le Roux

Course entry requirements: All Preliminary and Intermediate Level courses to have been completed.

Course outline:

The aims of this course are to develop an understanding of the purpose and function of labour law and the industrial legislation framework, and to examine and analyse the role of the common law; basic conditions of employment; unfair dismissal; the institutions of collective bargaining and participative decision-making, statutory and non-statutory dispute resolution as well as discrimination and equity in employment.

DP requirements: Completion of all work required of the class and attendance at all tutorials.

Assessment: Coursework 40% November examination 60%