International and comparative labour law

A.Y. 2019/2020
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Learning objectives
Expected learning outcomes
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Third trimester
Course syllabus
the course analyses the followin topics 1. the sources of labour law, 2. labor law and the comparative method, 3. Evolution employment contract, 4. the notion of employee, 5. self employment and individual firm, 6. the notion of the employer, 7. dismissal regulation, 8. fixed term contract rules, 9. collective representation and negotiation
10. strikes, 11. law and economics approach, 12. Trade unions competition and collective bargaining dynamic, 13. Flexibility versus security in labour market, 14. State intervention on labour market dynamics, 15. employment protection law rationale, 16. limits to free dismissal economic rationale, 17. Outsourcing rationale, 18. functioning and problems of no discrimination law, 19. Minimum wage rationale.
Prerequisites for admission
A basic knowledge of European and international law is required
Teaching methods
the teaching methods are: a) taught class; b) team work on case studies, c) writing of papers at home; d) presentations in classroom.
Teaching Resources
slides and papers utilized by the professor during lectures and the following text book: GIUSEPPE CASALE, The Fundamentals of International Labour Law, 2019, Giappichelli - ITCILO World of Work Series
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam is a written test composed by two sections: a) 22 multiple choice questions, for every correct answer is assigned one point; b) 3 open questions, to evey answer from 0 to 3 points are assigned because the level of precision, correctness and completeness of the answer. The evaluation is expressed as a fraction of 30/30th. The given time for the test is one hour.
IUS/07 - LABOUR LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours
Professor: Razzolini Orsola
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