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Economics and business / Year 9 / Economics and Business Knowledge and Understanding

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Curriculum content descriptions

The changing roles and responsibilities of participants in the Australian or global workplace (ACHEK042)

Elaborations
  • identifying the responsibilities of various participants in a particular workplace (for example, employers, employees, industrial organisations or state, territory and Commonwealth governments)
  • examining changes to the roles of employees in the workplace (for example, the increasing encouragement for workers to show initiative or act as intrapreneurs)
  • identifying employer responsibilities to workers and the government (for example, superannuation, paid parental leave, income tax, company tax or the Goods and Services Tax (GST))
  • discussing the responsibilities of government in improving the conditions of workers (for example, work health and safety, equal employment opportunity, anti-discrimination laws)
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Working conditions,  Industrial relations,  Affirmative action

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