JUR 3613 Labour Legislation
This course in labour legislation provides basic knowledge necessary for executive positions in private industry and in the public sector.
During the course the students shall:
- Gain good knowledge of the main rules in labour law
- Gain an insight into external conditions for human resource management in the private, municipal and government sector
After having completed the course the students shall be able to:
- Apply laws and regulations in labour law
- Appoint new employees
- Terminate an employment contract, which includes carrying out a workforce reduction process, as well as formulate, interpret and apply employment contracts as defined in labour law
Students shall become aware of ethical issues involved in the interaction between human values and laws and regulations in labour law.
- The disctinctive qualities of labour law, history and sources of law
- Management prerogative
- Priorities and appointments
- Procedural rules
- The employment contract
- The work environment
- Working hours
- Job protection
- Workforce reductions
- Transfer of undertaking
- Loyalty and freedom of speech
- Wages and leave of absence
- Tariff law
The students shall work on exercises for each topic which will later be discussed in class. This form of teaching requires that students prepare for class by reading the syllabus and the relevant rules of law. Students are expected to bring support materials especially the statute book to class so that they become familiar with using them when studying the various topics. On the whole, only central issues in the syllabus will be covered and discussed during the lectures. Parts of the syllabus mustl be acquired through self-tuition. The lecture plan will provide detailed information on the various topics both the general and specific parts.
Higher Education Entrance Qualification.
No spesific prerequisites is required.
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Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination every semester
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|Resit:||Examination every semester|
Feedback activities and counselling
Prepare for teaching
Student's own work with learning resources
Group work / Assignments
A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.