The knowledge of fundamental labour law items is necessary for the economics student, due to their relevance both on the macroeconomic (e.g. industrial relations) and microeconomic (e.g. individual employment contract) level. The course of lectures focuses the economic consequences of the various labour law regulations. Special attention will also be paid to the different forms of private employment contracts and to the evolution of the industrial relations system.
In order to obtain the fixed 6 course credits, here the book suggested: "Lineamenti di diritto del lavoro", E. Ghera, A. Garilli e D. Garofalo, Giappichelli Editore, the last version available.
Excluded: chapters n. 9 and 10.
The professor will make available a paper about the collective bargainig that must be added to the text above mentioned.
Knowledge: The course aims to study the foundamental institutions of plabour law and trade union law.
Expertise: Law and economics have been creating increasingly a solid link, which makes less clear the border between them.
In this context, you can find legal expertis dealing with the management of companies, institutions and public administration.
Legal experties have to work within a national and internationl context.
Moreover, economists has to know the foundamental law disciplines, among whinc labour law is certainly a core Knowledge for every economic activity.
Labour law is important from a macroeconomic point of view (e.g. industrial relations) as well as from a microeconomic one (e.g. the indiviudal employment contract).
The course aims to explain, in particular: the employment contract; how the crisis of a company impact on the employment relations; the labour litigation.
Scquired skills at the end of the course: the knowledge of the main labour law items, which have become particularly prominent from an economic point of view; the analysis of the labour market dynamics and the studying of the new types of employment contracts.
48 hours of frontal Lessons .
A visit to the Court of Florence, attending a hearing at the Labour Court.
Type of Assessment
Procedure: te exam is oral. The student chooses a judment of the Italian Suprem Court and has to explain the content to the professor.
The exam continues with other questions, non less than three, relating the labour law and the trade union law.
Programme of the course:
historical evolution of labour law and trends of the labour market - job services - contract of employment - spacial employement agreements - wages - equality of treatment and discrimination at work - hiring - safety and security discipline in workplace - disciplinary power of the employer - illness - maternity - dismissal and redundancy - trade unions - the collective bargaining agreements - right to strike and the other trade union rights - transfer of employees and transfer of the company - crisis of the company and their effects on the employees.