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|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$710.30|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 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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- Teaching staff
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.