Labour Law in Public Administration

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to present to the students an analysis of the principles and the rules of labor discipline focusing on the public administrations employees, after the so-called public employment privatization, with specific attention to both trade union law and the institutions of the employment relationship.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to understand and to properly present the basic knowledge of the institutions of labor and trade union law focusing on the public administrations employees; he/she will be also able to apply the rules to concrete situations, thanks to the gaining of critical positions about the topics of the course. The student will be able to properly manage the technical language bound to the discipline and he/she will know how to autonomously study legal institutions. The achievement of all objectives will be verified with a final exam.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First trimester
During the pandemic emergency phase, the lectures will be held on Microsoft Teams. The students will be able to attend the lectures live by accessing Microsoft Teams on the scheduled lecture time. Moreover, the lectures will be recorded and will be thus available online on ARIEL.
The course program and the course materials will not undergo any substantial change during the pandemic emergency phase.
During the pandemic emergency phase, the exam will be given in oral form on Microsoft Teams or, only if permitted by the emergency policies, in oral form in class.
Course syllabus
During the Course the following topics will be inquired: The "privatization" of public sector employment; the sources; collective bargaining; union rights; the access to public sector employment; job tasks, job description and the system of incompatibilities; individual and collective mobility; flexible contracts; wage and performance; disciplinary power; dismissal; public sector management.
Prerequisites for admission
Pursuant to the regulation of MAPS, the students of the Course should have already passed the exams of "Diritto pubblico" and "Diritto privato per l'amministrazione".
Teaching methods
The Course will be given in form of traditional lectures, whereby the Instructors will use slides that will be uploaded and made available for the students on ARIEL.
During the lectures, the Instructors will encourage the students to raise questions and to actively contribute with their personal observations on the course topics.
Teaching Resources
The slides, displayed in class and uploaded on Ariel ( by the Instructors, are mandatory exam materials for both attending and non-attending students.
The alternative handbooks for both attending and non-attending students are the following:
- L. Fiorillo, Il diritto del lavoro nel pubblico impiego, 2a ed., Piccin, Padova, 2019;
- L. Galantino (continuato da M. La Notte), Diritto del lavoro pubblico, 8a ed., Giappichelli, Torino, 2019;

Further references will be provided by the Instructors during the course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
For both attending and non-attending students the final examination will be in oral form. The grade will be assessed according to the comprehension of the public sector employment institutions and to the capacity of the candidate to correctly use the technical language.
For attending students only, it will be possible to give, as an alternative to the oral exam, a written test which will take place at the end of the course and will comprise the whole course content.
IUS/07 - LABOUR LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
Due to the Pandemic emergency and until further communication, office hours will take place online via Microsoft Teams at the time agreed via e-mail.