DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000494

Labour Law

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Dr. Vilius Mačiulaitis (viliusmaciulaitis@mruni.eu)

a. o: Dr. Vilius Mačiulaitis, Rūta Markelytė

Department of Business Law


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

Class

2 semester

English


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

50

112


8.

Purpose of the course unit

The general aim of the course is to equip students with the theoretical understanding, empirical knowledge and analytical skills necessary to grasp, explain and critically assess questions of labour law. The teaching of Labour law is based on comparative method, theoretical problems are presented in relation to practical application of legal norms. During seminars and practical sessions, the gaps and contradictions in law, real-life situations and court jurisprudence are analysed.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

Concept, principles, system, scope of labour law, separation from civil law

3

1

4

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

EU labour law legislation

3

1

4

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Individual labour relations. Employment contract. Agreements between employee and employer. Work order. Work and rest time, Remuneration for work, health and safety

3

2

5

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Non-discriminationissues under labour law

3

2

5

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Disciplinary and material liability

4

2

6

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Collective labour relations (work councils, trade unions, collective agreements)

4

2

6

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

International labour law

4

2

6

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Individual Labour disputes. Collective disputes. European Court of Justice practice

4

2

6

11

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

The time required to prepare for and undergo the assessment procedure

4

2

6

12

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Exam task

2

2

12

Analysis of literature and materials of lectures

Overall

32

16

2

50

 

112

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Tasks performance in seminars

50

During semester

5 points: a student is actively involved into debates, answers difficult questions, raises relevant problems and provides critical comments, make presentation labour law topic, participate in more than 2/3 practice sessions; 4-3 points: a student participates in discussions and is able to answer questions; 0 points: a student almost does not participate in a discussion or does not participate in more than 1/3 practice sessions

Examination

50

During exam session

During the exam students deal with questions of theoretical and practical nature. Assessing the answers one should take into account the level of theoretical knowledge, the ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practical situation, student’s ability to ground his position and the relevance of the sources chosen to substantiate the position.