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Individual Employment Law

CML5651F

Course Overview:

Higher postgraduate course, first semester.

Prerequisites:
See Rules for LLM and MPhil Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas. Non-law graduation and students admitted on the basis of Rule FG3 (6) will be required to attend a two-day seminar prior to the commencement of the course. Dates will be provided during registration.

Course outline:
This course is designed to give, among others, legal practitioners, human resource and industrial relations practitioners, trade unionists and para-legals a working knowledge of individual labour law. The course seeks to examine and analyse legal rules and institutions in context, emphasising the practical application of labour law. The course will focus on the following major areas: Definition and scope of labour law; Individual labour relations; Dismissal; Employment Equity; Basic Conditions of Employment; Skills development; Dispute resolution.

DP requirements:
Satisfactory attendance, presentation and successful completion of written assignments. Students may be required to attend a weekend workshop.

Assessment by way of optional written assignments and an examination.