Not available in 2013/14
ID222 Half Unit
Managing Employment Law
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
This course is available on the BSc in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
This course covers UK and EU Employment Law for non-specialists with some reference to practices outside Europe. It covers both individual and collective rights at work and explores the issues and constraints of 'managing within the law' from an HRM perspective together with an assessment of the impact of such legislation. The development and sources of modern employment law; discrimination law, including sex, race, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, etc.; health and safety, working time, family-friendly policies; unfair dismissal; redundancy, takeovers and outsourcing; privacy and confidentiality; information and consultation; union membership and bargaining; right to strike.
20 hours of seminars in the MT. 4 hours of seminars in the ST.
Two non-assessed essays or case studies.
Davies, A. (2004) Perspectives on Labour Law, Cambridge: University Press; Deakin, S. and Morris, G. (2005) Labour Law, 4th Edition, London: Butterworth. Taylor, S. and Emir, A. (2009) Employment Law: an Introduction, 2nd Edition Oxford: University Press; Willey, B. (2009) Employment Law in Context, 3rd Edition, London: FT/Prentice Hall.
Exam (100%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.
Department: Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour
Total students 2012/13: Unavailable
Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable
Value: Half Unit