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Employment Law BLAW 3905

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course will explore the common law legal principles and statutory regimes governing the relationship between individual employees and employers in Canada. While the emphasis will be on the law of employment in the non-union context, comparisons will be made throughout the course between individual and unionized activity and the relationship between unions and employers in Canada. The course will involve a review of relevant statutes, analysis of decisions from the courts, practical exercises, discussion and student presentations. Students should take HRMG 3205 Labour Relations I to learn about employment law as it applies to a unionized workforce.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$603.23 - $641.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of BLAW 3905 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48353

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Dec 03 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 48353
  • $603.23
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$603.23

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

CRN 34678

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 34678
  • $641.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 30 Wed 18:30 - 22:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

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Cost

$641.98

Status

CRN 34798

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sat Dec 03 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 34798
  • $603.23
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tj Schmaltz

Course outline

View

Cost

$603.23

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the appropriate employment legislation and common law principles in order to ensure employer compliance and design best practices;
  • Apply the principles of contract law that govern the employment relationship from formation to termination.
  • Outline the key steps involved in employment law dispute resolution, including the administrative tribunal process, traditional litigation and alternative dispute mechanisms.
  • Design practices to effectively reduce the risk of wrongful dismissal disputes and other legal causes of action.
  • Develop basic workplace policies that assist employers in maintaining compliance with employment legislation and common law.​

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

Employment Law (BLAW 3905) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Fire Executive Management
    BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate Part-time
  4. Human Resource Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  5. Human Resource Management
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Human Resources
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  7. Payroll and Human Resources
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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