Comparative and european labour law

A.A. 2019/2020
9
Crediti massimi
60
Ore totali
SSD
IUS/07
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
The course provides students with an good knowledge of the regulation of the most relevant and problematic aspects of employment relationship as stated by European Law and by national law of European Member States by comparison with USA law
Risultati apprendimento attesi
Students who attend the course will acquire competence to:
- identify legal sources of employment relationship at international, European and national level and understand how they interact among them;
- identify what and how individual and collective contracts regulate employment relationship and waive the law;
- acknowledge possibilities and rigidities labour law provides in organizing, managing and downsizing personal in medium-large size companies;
- acknowledge how labour law determines directly or indirectly labour cost within a national system
- compare differences of national labour laws and assess regulative advantages and disadvantages.
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Edizione unica

Responsabile
Periodo
Terzo trimestre
Programma
1. Introduction. History of EU Labour law; scopes and sources; 2. Free Movement of Workers; 3. Equality Law - Development and Principles; Equal Pay; Equal Treatment; 4. EU Labour Law and the so called Atypical Work (Fixed-term work and agency work); working conditions (working time; EU Minimum wage); 5. Employment Rights in Firms' Restructuring (Transfer of Undertakings and Collective Redundancies); 6. Workers Participation in the Decision-Making Process (European Work Councils and Societas Europaea -SE); 7. Regulatory Competition and Conflict between Economic Freedoms and Collective Social Rights; 8. Specific seminars on comparative labour law issues.
Prerequisiti
None
Metodi didattici
The course is entirely taught in English language with the support of power point presentations. Attending students are required to actively contribute to the discussion of judgments of the EU Court of Justice and other teaching materials. Attending students may also give a presentation discussing one or more judgments of the EU Court.
Materiale di riferimento
Teun Jaspers, Frans Pennings, Saskia Peters, European Labour Law, Intersentia, 2019; slides presented in class; further readings and teaching materials will be suggested in the lectures.
Modalità di verifica dell’apprendimento e criteri di valutazione
The course provides students with a good knowledge of the regulation of the most relevant and problematic aspects of employment relationship as stated by European Law and by national law of European Member States by comparison with USA law.
Students who attend the course will be able to:
- identify legal sources of employment relationship at international, European and national level and understand how they interact among them;
- identify what and how individual and collective contracts regulate employment relationship and waive the law;
- acknowledge possibilities and rigidities labour law provides in organizing, managing and downsizing personal in medium-large size companies;
- acknowledge how labour law determines directly or indirectly labour cost within a national system
- compare differences of national labour laws and assess regulative advantages and disadvantages.

The final exam will consist of a written examination based on multiple choice test.
IUS/07 - DIRITTO DEL LAVORO - CFU: 9
Lezioni: 60 ore
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
venerdì: ore 14.30-16.30
Stanza 12 - 2° piano