Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2006/2007)
9 Regulations Governing the Degree of Master of Employment Relations

Professor and Director

M. Withey

The Master of Employment Relations (MER) is a multi-disciplinary program providing advanced level study of all aspects of the employment relationship.

The MER program is offered by full-time or part-time study and involves 30 credit hours of course work, including a major supervised paper. Candidates registered on a full-time basis will normally complete the program in one academic year.

The following regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

9.1 Administration
  1. The program shall be administered by a Director, who shall be appointed by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Deans of Arts and Business Administration. In making this recommendation, the Deans of Arts and Business Administration shall consult with the employment relations community both within and outside the University.

  2. The Director shall be responsible to a Graduate Committee in Employment Relations (GCER) for the purposes of administering the program. The GCER shall consist of five members appointed by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Director. The GCER will include the Director, who shall chair the committee, and two faculty members from each of the Faculties of Arts and Business Administration.

  3. An Advisory Board in Employment Relations (ABER) shall be established for the purposes of consulting with and obtaining feedback from the employment relations community. The ABER will consist of a broad cross-section of members from the employment relations community both within and outside the University who shall be appointed by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Director.