Social security law

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
- the in-depth knowledge of the topics covered in class and in particular the origin, evolution, sources, structure and functioning of the Italian compulsory and complementary social security system
- the ability to address the technical-legal issues of social security with method and autonomy of assessment. - the technical-legal language of the subject
- an adequate knowledge of the various social security issues and of the complex questions addressed by the recent doctrinal and jurisprudential debate.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will acquire a thorough knowledge of the social security and supplementary pension institutions examined in class, with reference to their legislative and applicative profiles. On the basis of this knowledge, students will be able to develop reasoned opinions with respect to the solution of the practical and concrete cases dealt with in class.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/2022 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation
Course syllabus
The subject is divided into two fundamental parts:
1) Compulsory social security: the evolution and legal system of social security, the contributory relationship, the social security legal relationship, protection for invalidity, old age and survivors, insurance against accidents and occupational diseases, health protection, social assistance.
2) Supplementary pensions: the constitutional basis, collective autonomy and other founding sources, constituent and regulatory sources, the subjective structure of pension funds, financing and portability of the employer's contribution, benefits, loss of pension fund membership requirements.
Prerequisites for admission
As specified in faculty regulations; in particular, institutions of private law, constitutional law, are mandatory.
Teaching methods
The course begins the second semester. The lectures will be accompanied by the analysis of rulings of the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court and Courts on the most controversial and topical issues of social security.
Teaching Resources
All the students (without difference between attending and not attending ones), are required to prepare the exam on the following texts:
- for the general part concerning the compulsory social security:
Ales, Canavesi, Casale, Casillo, Esposito, Ludovico, Vianello, Diritto della sicurezza sociale, Giufrè, Milano, 2021

- for the secial part concerning the supplementary social security
A. Candian, A. Tursi, M. Squeglia, Manuale di previdenza complementare, forthcoming, Giappichelli, Torino.

The study of the compulsory and supplementary pensions must be accompanied by direct learning of the provisions of the Constitution, the Civil Code and the fundamental special laws referred to in the textbooks. For this purpose, the use of a legislative collection is recommended. The reference text is as follows: A. Pandolfo, T. Treu, A. Tursi (ed.), with the collaboration of S. Lucantoni, M. Squeglia, Codice della previdenza complementare e delle casse previdenziali e assistenziali, Dike Giuridica, Rome, 2016., 2018
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam takes place orally and the evaluation is expressed in thirtieth, with possible laude. The oral exam is aimed at ascertaining the level of knowledge, comprehension and the quality of oral exposure.
Verifications in itinere can be made during the course in written or oral form. The modalities will be indicated during the lesson and communicated on the ARIEL UNIMI platform in the section dedicated to course.
IUS/07 - LABOUR LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Ludovico Giuseppe
lunedì ore 11,00 - 12,00