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BLAW 3905 - Employment Law

Business Law Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$592.52 - $599.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 72967

Tue Jan 08 - Sat Apr 06 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 06 Online

Instructor

Tj Schmaltz

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.52

Notes

  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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 72970

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Apr 02 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Tue 17:30 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 820

Instructor

Joao Molinari

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.52

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 71713

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Apr 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SW05 Rm. 2875

Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$599.66

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

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

BLAW 3905 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Employment Law For Business & Hr Professionals: Alberta & Bc
Author Filsinger
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-55239-674-2
Price $122.95
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Blaw 3905 Employment Law (Jan 2017)
Author Blaw: Schmaltz
Publisher Acc
Binding Paperback
Price $14.95
Required

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Employment Law For Business & Hr Professionals: Alberta & Bc
Author Filsinger
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-55239-674-2
Price $122.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Employment Law For Business & Hr Professionals: Alberta & Bc
Author Filsinger
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-55239-674-2
Price $122.95
Required

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