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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$627.68 - $668.54 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are four offerings of BLAW 3905 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 71713

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Mar 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 71713
  • Domestic fees $654.34
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$654.34

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This is an online asynchronous class. Students must submit email 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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 72967

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Mar 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 72967
  • Domestic fees $654.34
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tj Schmaltz

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$654.34

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

In Progress and Full

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

CRN 91889

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Mar 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 91889
  • Domestic fees $654.34
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tj Schmaltz

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$654.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 72970

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 02 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 72970
  • Domestic fees $655.22
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Jan 16 - Jan 23 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Online
Jan 30 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Feb 06 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Online
Feb 13 - Feb 20 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Feb 27 - Mar 05 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Online
Mar 12 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Mar 19 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Online
Mar 26 - Apr 02 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 830
Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$655.22

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This is a Hybrid/blended course that has both online synchronous and in-classroom meetings. The online synchronous weeks require regular attendance to scheduled lectures and provides real-time interaction with your instructor and classmates. In-classroom meetings are conventional on campus face-to-face format. Both the online synchronous meetings and in-classroom meetings are held on the same day and time each week. Campus and room location are as noted on the course registration information above. This Hybrid/blended course has more than 50% of the prescribed meeting time as “on campus in-classroom” and is therefore eligible for International Students to use as part of their “in-classroom” program requirement.
Status

In Progress

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

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are three offerings of BLAW 3905 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 55882

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jul 02 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 55882
  • Domestic fees $668.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 02 Tue 18:30 - 22:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 205
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$668.54

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students MUST attend all classes. Instructor will not accept any student after the first day of class. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

CRN 57526

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jul 06 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 57526
  • Domestic fees $627.68
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 06 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$627.68

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit email 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. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
Status

CRN 56797

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jul 06 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 56797
  • Domestic fees $627.68
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 06 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tj Schmaltz

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$627.68

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit email 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. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
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

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  4. Human Resource Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  5. Human Resource Management
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Human Resources
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  7. Payroll and Human Resources
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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