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Course Name Contemporary Issues in the Common Law of Employment
Course Code LREL 6759
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Anti-requisite: LAW 6759 - Contemporary Issues in the Common Law of Employment
Course Description

This course is a study of the common law of the individual contract of employment. The focus will be on Canadian common law, with some comparison with other jurisdictions. The course will canvas the legal history of the employment relationship, along with contemporary issues – political, practical, and theoretical – in the common law of employment. Through oral presentations and group discussion, students will be exposed to specific topics and issues in employment law. Throughout the course, students will consider the unique features of the contract of employment and competing legal conceptualizations of the employment relationship.

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2020

Specialization Labour Relations and Employment Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 12h Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.