PrF:SOC037 European Labour Law - Course Information

SOC037 European Labour Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
JUDr. Jana Komendová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Jaroslav Stránský, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Jana Komendová, Ph.D.
Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law - Faculty of Law
Mon 24. 9. to Fri 21. 12. Thu 14:00–15:40 316
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 22/20, only registered: 2/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students will have the knowledge of role of the European Union in the social policy, especially of institutions and their competences in the area of labour law. They will be able to recognise which labour law issue is governed by the European Union Law and to identify it requirements on the national law. They will also be able to examine whether these requirements are implemented into the national law of their country of origin.
  • Notion and system of European labour law, sources of European labour law, institutions and their competences, free movement of persons, prohibition of discrimination based on nationality, equal treatment in employment and occupation, health and safety at work, working time, rest periods, protection of young people at work, protection of child care, part-time work, fixed duration employment relationship, temporary work, transference of undertakings, collective dismissals, employer’s insolvency, worker’s participation, European social dialogue.
    recommended literature
  • KOMENDOVÁ, Jana. Legal Regulation of Collective Redundancies. In COFOLA 2009: the Conference Proceedings. 1. vyd. Brno: Masaryk University, 2009. p. 352-359, 8 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4821-8. info
  • BLANPAIN, Roger. European labour law. 11th rev. ed. Austin: Wolters Kluwer, 2008. 858 s. ISBN 9789041127679. info
    not specified
  • BARNARD, Catherine. EC employment law. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. cxxxiii, 7. ISBN 0199280037. info
Teaching methods
Analysis of directives, especially with respect to the case-law of the European Court of Justice
Assessment methods
Active participation in lessons, analysis of case-law, written essay on selected topic concerning European labour law, its interpretation and implementation into the national law (from 10 to 15 pages).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2018, recent)
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