800708 SE Basics of European and Austrian labour law and social law for people without legal expertise

summer semester 2020 | Last update: 21.03.2020 Place course on memo list
800708
SE Basics of European and Austrian labour law and social law for people without legal expertise
SE 2
2,5
Block
annually
German

The students know how a contract of employment is concluded and which rights and obligations result from it,

  • what types of labour agreements there are,
  • what kind of legal protection laws are adopted and which category of employees deserve special protection,
  • the significance of gender in the principle of equal treatment in the workplace,
  • how employment contracts are dissolved and which legal consequences it entails,
  • who represents the interests of the workforce at a given company,
  • who collectively bargains the working conditions of employees,
  • what different kinds of social security schemes there are in Austria.

The students are able to check their own contracts of employment for possible or impossible violations and are enabled to calculate the appropriate remuneration.

Practise-oriented insights into labour- and social law.

In the introductory phase the contents will be presented by the professor and discussed with all students. Subsequently the students decide which topic they will be focusing on in their oral presentation. Special attention will be paid to current developments. Personal requests concerning labour law can also be dealt with.

Oral presentation. The course attendance of a minium of 80% is compulsory.

Students' individual selection according to the topics chosen.

not applicable

Ranking of registration: Students of higher semesters are preferred. Should a decision be made between two students, the candidate with the higher number of ECTS credit points will be selected.

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Group 0
Date Time Location
Sat 2020-03-07
09.00 - 17.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free
Fri 2020-03-27
15.00 - 20.00 50109/3 SR 50109/3 SR Barrier-free
Sat 2020-03-28
09.00 - 17.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free
Sat 2020-04-25
09.00 - 13.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free