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LAWS356 International Labour Law

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Critical evaluation of the legal responses to a range of international labour issues, including the role of international institutions and instruments, and options for enforcement or collective action.

Paper title International Labour Law
Paper code LAWS356
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $691.30
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
Critical evaluation of the legal responses to a range of international labour issues, including the role of international institutions and instruments, and options for enforcement or collective action.

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Critical evaluation of the legal responses to a range of international labour issues, including the role of international institutions and instruments, and options for enforcement or collective action.

LAWS356 International Labour Law introduces students to a range of global issues relating to business and work, including climate change, international migration and global supply chains. The elective is relevant to students seeking a wide range of legal careers, including in practice as an employment lawyer in New Zealand or advising international businesses, in-house roles in local or international unions or NGOs, as well as a range of policy, international relations and trade jobs. 

Paper title International Labour Law
Paper code LAWS356
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
Critical evaluation of the legal responses to a range of international labour issues, including the role of international institutions and instruments, and options for enforcement or collective action.
Contact

law@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Lecturer Dawn Duncan

Textbooks

Course readings via eReserve.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking.
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Learning Outcomes

Critically examine the role of international institutions and international instruments. Analyse a range of contemporary labour issues and the legal responses to them. Evaluate a range of options for promoting compliance, including enforcement action and collective action. Examine New Zealand’s role in, and responses to, international labour issues.

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41