The course introduces students to the key principles and sources of labour and employment law in Canada, with a focus on British Columbia. The course will divide the two main areas of the law-individual employment law and union labour law-into the two parts of the university term, beginning with the rights of individuals at common law. Students will gain a thorough knowledge of the current problems in employment and human rights in the workplace, before moving on to the study of collective bargaining and unionism.


LAW 101, LAW 110, LAW 210, and LAW 200 or LAW 300; OR 45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

LAW 360 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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