Trade liberalization and labour rights

A.A. 2020/2021
6
Crediti massimi
42
Ore totali
SSD
IUS/07
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
This course aims at providing students with the legal tools to deal with the ongoing balance between the so called labour rights and the trend towards the phenomenon of trade liberalization. In particular the main learning outcomes are as follows:
· understanding the link between human rights and labour rights
· understanding the challenges in order to balance economic and social needs
· understanding the complexity of the levels, actors and sources involved
Risultati apprendimento attesi
By the end of the course students should be able to:
·identify the main link between economic and social issues
·understand how deeply trade liberalization affects labour rights
·critically evaluate the most important tools and strategies used in this field
·improve the legal language on this topic
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Edizione unica

Responsabile
Periodo
Primo semestre
TEACHING METHODOLOGY
The lessons will be held on Microsoft Teams and followed both synchronously and asynchronously as they are recorded.
PROGRAMME AND REFERENCE MATERIAL
Both the programme and the material will not be changed by the Covid-19 emergency.
EVALUATION CRITERIA
Because of Covid-19 the exam will take place orally through Microsoft Teams
Programma
This course aims at providing students with the legal tools to deal with the international ongoing balance between the so called labour rights and the trend towards the phenomenon of trade liberalization.
The course is divided into three parts.
The first part of the course, after dealing with the key words (it means the main concepts related to "trade liberalization and labour rights", such as: globalization, free trade, fair trade, sustainable development, human rights, social rights) focuses on the levels (national, supranational, international, transnational), actors (States, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, Trade unions, Corporations, Courts, Consumers) and sources (hard law versus soft law) involved in this field and their interactions.
The second part of the course is devoted to the study of the most important "worldwide issues" related to "trade liberalization and labour rights", including: Discrimination, Unionism, Child labour, Forced Labour, Migration, Labour Conditions.
The third part of the course analyses how some actors (in particular: the ILO, the EU, Italy) face the new challenges related to the aforesaid phenomenon.
Prerequisiti
No prior knowledge required.
Metodi didattici
The teaching activity will be delivered through frontal lessons, supported by slides downloadable from ARIEL, in which a constant interaction with the students will be required.
The attendance is recommended.
Materiale di riferimento
Students are required to study the material made available on ARIEL.
Modalità di verifica dell’apprendimento e criteri di valutazione
The expected learning outcomes will be ascertained through an oral exam which will tend to verify the student's ability to apply the knowledge acquired during the course.
To pass the exam an assessment of at least 18/30 is required.
The final grade may be refused by the students who will be allowed to resit the exam the following session.
The evaluation criteria will be related to the student's ability in re-elaborating the notions acquired.
IUS/07 - DIRITTO DEL LAVORO - CFU: 6
Lezioni: 42 ore
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
lunedì 10,00-12,00
Sezione di Diritto del Lavoro - Via Festa del Perdono 7