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JUR104-1 Labour Law
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- account for and explain the central issues of labour law
- identify the most relevant sources of law within labour law and apply these to practical cases
- recognise the relationship between the various rules, and make a critical evaluation of the state of law in the issues attended to in the course
- reflect on ethical issues within the area of labour law
- acquire new knowledge within the area of labour law
Addressed in the course:
- The most central issues in labour law as it applies to individuals i.e. the legal relationship between employee and employer
- The most central issues in labour law as it applies to the collective, i.e. the relationship between the organisations operating within the sides of industry
- The rules regarding work environment and how these rules are enforced
The teaching methods of this programme are based on the principles of problem-based learning and will include lectures, seminars and an extensive use of group work. In each course students will be divided into groups of about 10 people. Group work will include solving theoretical and practical issues related to the topics discussed in the course. There will be 4-8 written assignments for each course. For handing in and responding to written assignments the students use Fronter, UiA´s learning support system. The students need to fulfill a minimum of 75% participation in the mandatory work requirements.
Students must complete a minimum of 75% participation in the mandatory work requirements. This includes participation in group work, writing and commenting on papers and participation in large groups/seminars. In addition, there will be a requirement of one approved written assignment. Students who fail to fulfill the mandatory work requirements cannot take the exam and will need to retake the course. Further information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester.
4 hour written examination with graded marks.
First cycle i.e. bachelor level.
Normally first year.
Student Adviser Gro Anita Homme.
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