This course is designed to acquaint the student with a general understanding of labour and employment law, particularly in Ontario. The role of common law and Ontario statutes affecting workers is examined. Legislation and case law concerning hiring employment contracts, employment standards, human rights, privacy, health and safety and wrongful dismissal is reviewed. The latter part of the course introduces the collective bargaining relationship with particular concentration on the Labour Relations Act. Relevant statutes and selected cases are examined.
The prerequisite may be waived for registered certificate program students who can demonstrate adequate professional experience or education related to business law that satisfies program requirements. Please contact the Academic Coordinator, Pnina Alon-Shenker, at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.