Employment and benefits disputes and litigation

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Knowledge and capability of comprehension: the student must prove to have gained the knowledge of the essential principles ruling civil proceedings in labour matters (special proceedings included) and social security matters.
Autonomy of judgement: the student should be able to assume positions based on valid arguments and juridically defensible regarding to the subjects of the course.
Communication abilities: the student must demonstrate to be able to communicate the notions gained with argumentative coherence, systematic thoroughness and a correct use of legal vocabulary.
Capability to learn: the student must prove to have developed specific learning capabilities regarding to the subjects of the course.
Expected learning outcomes
The course is held, as mandatory and characterising course, during the third year of studies and it is one of the mandatory courses for the curriculum aimed at Human resources legal operator and labour consultant. At the end of the course, the student who has learnt the matters at a sufficient level should be able to examine, and deal with, the complex substantial issues related to civil proceedings in labour and social security matters, especially in the perspective of the judicial instruments of protection offered by our legal system (paths, modalities, timing, costs).
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
The course is aimed at teaching the core elements of the civil proceedings for labour law matters (art. 409 et seqq. Italian Code of Civil Procedure) and social security law matters (art. 442 et seqq. Italian Code of Civil Procedure) in the framework of the general principles underlying the ordinary civil proceedings.
Prerequisites for admission
See faculty rules applicable to the specific bachelor degree. In any event, the following are prerequisites to this course: Private Law, Labour Law, Civil Procedural Law. Advanced Labour Law and the course "Atti giuridici e processo civile (lavoro)" are advisable.
Teaching methods
The course will be held through lectures and seminars.
Teaching Resources
Teaching materials
- G. Tarzia - L. Dittrich, Manuale del processo del lavoro, Milano, Giuffrè, 6th ed. (or other subsequent edition), and
- D. Mesiti, Prestazioni previdenziali, Milano, Giuffrè, 2019, pages 151 - 167;
- P. Sandulli - A.M. Socci, Il processo del lavoro, Milano, Giuffrè, 3rd ed. (or other subsequent edition), First Part, Chapter I; Second Part, Chapters from I to XIII; Fourth Part, Chapter I, Sixth Part, Chapters I and II.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final exam is an oral test and the mark will be up to 30/30 (cum laude, if eligible).
IUS/15 - CIVIL PROCEDURAL LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 63 hours