LABOUR LAW

Program

EN IT

Updated A.Y. 2016-2017

LABOUR LAW

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

TEACHING STAFF RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MODULE:
Anna Maria Battisti, PhD., Assistant Professor in Labour Law

Office:    Tor Vergata University
   Department of Management and Law
   Research Building, Room No.70 (First Floor)
   Via Columbia, 2, 00133, Rome, Italy
Office Hours:  to be weekly checked on the web site
Office Phone:  +39(0)672595831
E-mail:   battisti@economia.uniroma2.it

PRE-REQUISITES FOR THE COURSE
None
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
The course  gives an overview and deals with the background and sources of Labour law and social policy of the European Union. It aims to provide the institutional framework of the EU current labour law, signaling the controversial issues and accustoming the student to the legal reasoning of the European Court of Justice through the discussion of case-law. At the same time, the course will introduce the students to the principles of the Italian labour law, statutory acts, regulations and to the complex outcomes of the changes made by the recent labour reforms. 
THEACHING METHOD
Lectures and workshops
MAIN REFERENCES
C. BARNARD,. EU Employment Law, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2012
E.MENEGATTI, F.CARINCI, Labour Law and industrial relations in Italy, Wolters Kluwer, Milano, 2015.
Additional material will also be digitally available on the website of the Department

EXAM
The exam consists of a written multiple choice  test with a final grade. Individual /team work executed during the course (case law, presentations and assignments) will give rise to an additional grade to the final vote (maximum 5 points).


ANALYTICAL SYLLABUS

Date Topic
April, 27 The evolution of EU social policy
And the history of Italian labour law
April, 28 The Sources of European and Italian labour law
May,  03 Free movement of workers, of services and establishment
May,  04 Types of worker and employment contract in Italy
May,  09 The performance of work: content, place and time
May,  11 Employees’obligations. Employers’powers  and duties
May, 16 Health and safety/Suspensions of the obligation to work
May, 18 Equality law: development and principles
May, 19 Equal pay. The core function of salary in the structure of the employment contract in Italy
May, 23 Equal treatment
May, 25 Termination of employment and unemployment benefits
May, 26 Freedom of association, collective bargaining and collective action