EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW

IUS/07 - 7 CFU - 2° semestre

Docente titolare dell'insegnamento

ANTONINO LO FARO
Email: alofaro@lex.unict.it
Edificio / Indirizzo: Via Gallo 25
Telefono: 095 230657
Orario ricevimento: http://www.lex.unict.it/docenti/antonio.lo.faro


Obiettivi formativi

Knowledge and comprehension

The course aims to supply a complete knowledge of European labour law. Particularly, the course will concern: evolution of European treaties; development of European social law; development of EU Secondary labour Law; evolution of social rights; relationship between social rights and economic freedom; European Charter of Fundamental Rights; European employment policy, Open Method of Coordination; social dialogue; employees’ involvement.

Skills

At the end of the course, students will gain understanding of European social law and an advanced knowledge both in national and European labour law. These competencies are really necessaries in globalised economic systems to understand fundamental principles of social law and labour market.


Modalità di svolgimento dell'insegnamento

Frontal teaching and study in groups- All along the course a case-law oriented approach will be followed. Students might be are required to read some cases in advance and to discuss them in class.


Prerequisiti richiesti

Basic knowledge of Labour Law and EU law is highly recommended.



Frequenza lezioni

Warmly recommended



Contenuti del corso

An introduction to EU labour law: from the founding Treaties to enlargement and economic crisis - The changing paradigm of EU labour and their critical relationships with internal market law will be discussed - The role of the European Charter of Fundamental rights in labour law - An illustration of the two traditional pillars of EU labour law (freedom of movement and anti-discrimination legislation) will follow. In the last part of the course, secondary legislation of the Union in the social field will be discussed by focussing on the provision and on the related ECJ case law on: transfer of undertakings and collective dismissals. atypical work, posted workers.



Testi di riferimento

Jaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law, Intersentia, 2019. Students will be required to study 3 or 4 Chapters of the book.


Altro materiale didattico

Following an agreement with the teacher, alternative materials might be used for the preparation of the final exams. Such materials will be available on the Studium platform.



Programmazione del corso

 ArgomentiRiferimenti testi
1Labour law "of" and Labour Law "in" the EUAssigned reading materials on line (Studium) 
2Labour law and economic crisisAssigned reading materials on line (Studium) 
3Labour law and internal market lawJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
4Posting of workers and freedom to provide servicesJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
5The role of the European Charter of Fundamental rights in labour law Assigned reading materials on line (Studium) 
6Freedom of movement of workersJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
7Non discrimination and equal treatmentJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
8Fixed-term workJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
9Part-time workJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
10Temporary agency workJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
11Transfer of undertajingsJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
12Collective dismissalsJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
13European Social dialogueJaspers T. - Pennings F. - Peters S. (eds), European Labour Law 
14Transnational collective bargainingAssigned reading materials on line (Studium) 


Verifica dell'apprendimento


MODALITÀ DI VERIFICA DELL'APPRENDIMENTO

Oral examination - Presentation by students in class


ESEMPI DI DOMANDE E/O ESERCIZI FREQUENTI

Social policy and economic crisis

The application of the European Charter of Fundamental rights in the ECJ case law

Freedom of movement of workers and jobseekers

Indirect discrimination

Age discrimination

The legal notion of transfer of undertakings

Abusive fixed term contracts

Voluntary and involuntary part time

Posting of workers and freedom to provide services

The Laval quartet

European social dialogue

Collective redundancies

European Works Councils




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