Labour Market Issues (2007EHR)

Labour Market Issues is taught fully online and is suitable for students studying industrial relations, human resource management and management. The material is presented in a non-technical and applied manner and is suitable for students without quantitative skills or economic training. The aim of this course is to introduce students to the nature of the labour market and to examine critical labour market issues facing employers and governments. Students will investigate the importance of workers on the supply-side of the labour market covering issues such as the changing pattern of labour force participation, education/human capital and the interaction between unpaid domestic labour and paid work in the formal economy. The course also introduces students to the role of employers on the demand side of the labour market addressing issues such as pay, labour market adjustment, discrimination and labour market flexibility. This course is offered: Online: Trimester 2 Note: This course has a Prerequisite Pre-requisite: 1011IRL/1081IRL OR 1001EHR/1081EHR (Employment Relations OR Work and Employability) Incompatible: 2003IRL Labour Market Issues

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Online Trimester 2

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Dept of Employment Relations and Human Resources

On campus drop in sessions will be held three times over the course of the Trimester on both Nathan and Gold Coast. Days, times and venues will be advised on Learning @Griffith and the Course Profile prior to the commencement of the Trimester.
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (41650) Open Weeks 1 - 5, Mid-Trimester Break, 6 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.