1666 International Labour Law
- Study programme and level: University degree programme Public sector governance 1st Cycle
- 2nd or 3rd year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Elective
- Lectures: 30
- Other forms of study: 90
- Individual work: 60
- Lecturer: Valentina Franca, PhD
1. Objectives and competences
- thorough acquaintance with international labour law and its meaning for the development of national legislations
- understanding the European social model
- knowledge of essential characteristics of the international legal regulation of individual and collective labour rights
- acquire wide knowledge of selected and actual matters about the international labour law in the European Union and in selected member states.
- the ability to apply law in the area of the international labour law;.
- the ability to apply legal acts and legal norms of major international organizations in the field of international labour law;
- the ability to research international labour law in selected specific areas;
- the ability to understand the importance of international courts for the development of labour law on the international and national level;
- the ability to communicate with the international organisations, especially in the field of labour law;
- the ability to understand the degree of the participation of a selected country in the international legal activities in the international regulation of labour relationships,
- the ability for the application of international sources of labour law in a selected country,
- the ability to understand the establishment of observance or breaching of international legal regulations and legal consequences of such deeds.
- The definition, development and the purpose of international labour law
- The role of international organizations in developing international labour law
- The normative activity of the International Labor Organization; the importance of conventions and recommendations for international labor law
- The role of Council of Europe in developing international labour law, especially the meaning of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and the European Social Charter (revised)
- European Labour Law: legal sources, social policy and employment strategy
- The jurisprudence of international courts (the EU Court of Justice and the Court of Human Rights)
- The development of individual and collective labour relations on the international level and its influence on national legislations
- Blanpain, Roger. 2014. European Labour Law, 14th Revised Edition , Walters Kluwer
- Kenner, J., I. Florczak in M. Otto (ur.), 2018. Precarious work. The challenges for labour law in Europe, Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Franca, Valentina. 2009. Sodelovanje zaposlenih pri poslovnem odločanju : pravni in kadrovski vidiki s primeri iz sodne in podjetniške prakse. Ljubljana: Planet GV.
- Izbrani pravni predpisi Mednarodne organizacije dela (konvencije in priporočila), Sveta Evrope (Evropska konvencija o varstvu človekovih pravic in spremenjena Evropska socialna listina) ter Evropske unije (uredbe, direktive)
- Izbrana sodna praksa Sodišča EU in Evropskega sodišča za človekove pravice
- Drugi izbrani pravni predpisi področja predmeta in sodna praksa posamezne države.
- Članki in druga gradiva, posredovana na predavanjih oziroma v e-učilnici.
4. Intended learning outcomes
Student will acquire:
- general theoretical knowledge about international labour law, which can be applied in practice and in further study and research;
- knowledge on the functioning of international organizations and their significance (normative and de facto) at international and national level.
5. Learning and teaching methods
- Frontal teaching with active students’ participation
- Work in smaller groups/pairs
- Independent research work of students
- Evaluation of the independent research work of students
- Written or oral exam or oral exam, which has to be positive (at least 50 %) (60%)
- Written tasks (longer and shorter) and active participation (40%)