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JU-300-1 Labour Legislation and Work Environment
Bachelor's Programme in Political Science , Bachelor's Programme in Tourism Management and Experience Economy , Master's Programme in Business Administration (5-years) , Bachelor's Programme in Sociology of Work and Welfare , Bachelor's Programme in Business Administration
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- describe and apply the main principles of legal methods, especially as it concerns employment law.
- apply the laws that govern and structure an employment relationship.
- describe and understand legal problems regarding employment from a manager¿s point of view in both private and public sectors.
- describe and understand the main principles of Union law.
This course provides an introduction to legal methods, especially as it concerns employment law. Principles, laws and regulations regarding employment will be discussed, including the difference between employment and services, the employers managerial prerogative, regulation regarding unions, prohibition against discrimination, principles of equality, trial periods and regulations regarding employing workers. Regulations regarding salary, working hours, leave of absence, illness and workplace safety and health will also be discussed. Regulations concerning resignation and dismissal, preferential rights, outsourcing and union law will be discussed.
Lectures, group work and exercises.
Approved compulsory assignment.
5-hour written examination with graded marks.
First cycle i.e. bachelor level.
Normally third year.
Student Adviser Anne Line Omsland.
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences