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Labour Law - MRL3702

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ADL2601
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip learners with a well-rounded and systematic knowledge, skills and competencies to analyse and solve legal problems relating to labour law in general. The module provides an understanding of South African Labour Law principles relating to the contract of employment, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, the Employment Equity Act, unfair labour practices, the law of dismissal, collective labour law and industrial action. Aspects of transformative constitutionalism are also addressed. The module is appropriate for students who wish to pursue a career in law and other professions such as legal practitioners, para-legals, arbitrators, mediators, consultants, legal advisors, trade unionists and academics. Students accredited with this module will be able to contribute towards the broader leadership base of innovative and knowledge-based economic and scholarly activity which is responsive to the needs of a just society based on constitutional democracy.