OUTLINE OF EU EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW:
Outline of EU Employment and Social Security Law
Outline of EU Employment and Social Security Law
Study: Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
Code: 94484
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Željko Potočnjak
prof. dr. sc. Ivana Grgurev
izv. prof. dr. sc. Viktor Gotovac
izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivana Vukorepa
Lecturers: Iva Bjelinski Radić , mag. iur. - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 11. 11. 2019.
  • 27. 01. 2020.
  • 10. 02. 2020.
  • 20. 04. 2020.
  • 01. 06. 2020.
  • 15. 06. 2020.
  • 29. 06. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Outline of EU Employment and Social Security Law Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
4.0 94484
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Željko Potočnjak

Fridays at 10.00

Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, room 45
prof. dr. sc. Ivana Grgurev Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, room 44
izv. prof. dr. sc. Viktor Gotovac

Wednesdays at 17.00

Gundulićeva 10, room 11
izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivana Vukorepa

Thursdays at 11.00

Gundulićeva 10, room 13
Lecturer Consultations Location
Iva Bjelinski Radić , mag. iur. (Lectures)

Tuesdays at 10.00

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 40
Literature
Anne C. L. Davies; EU Labour Law; Edward Elgar Publishing (2012)
Catherine Barnard; EU Employment Law; Oxford University Press (2012), pp. 699-726
Relevant CJEU case law;
Description
Introduction: historical development, sources and competences of EU employment and social security law; Contract of Employment: Fixed and part-time work; Working time; Equality and prohibition of discrimination; Termination of Employment; Freedom of association; Industrial actions; Transfer of undertakings; Information and consultation of employees; Maternity rights; Parental leave; Freedom of movement for workers; Social security and pension rights
Exam dates
11. 11. 2019.
27. 01. 2020.
10. 02. 2020.
20. 04. 2020.
01. 06. 2020.
15. 06. 2020.
29. 06. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

Knowledge and understanding
Define basic concepts of labour protective rights and social security rights guaranteed at the EU level.
Critically evaluate and recognize the need for the development of EU employment law and social security law and to understand the relationship of the EU acquis and employment law and social security law of EU member states.
Explain the basic concepts of individual and collective employment rights as well as social security rights at the EU level.
Explain the legal opinions presented in the ECJ's settled case law, relevant for the development of EU employment and social security law.


Application
Describe the development of EU employment law and social security law.
Understand the basic concepts of EU employment and social security law.

Illustrate the basic concepts EU employment and social security law developed by the ECJ in its settled case law. Apply knowledge noting any discrepancies of the national employment and social security law with the acquis communautaire.

Analysis
To analyze the case law of the ECJ in the area of labour law and social security law.
Compare the basic concepts of EU labour and social security law with the relevant concepts of national labour and social security law and verify their compliance.
Distinguish between good and bad practices in the area of labour law and social security law.

Synthesis
Collect data on the basic concepts of EU labour and social security law (and find relevant acquis).
Formulate problems that arise when defining labour and social security protection at the EU level.
Formulate opinions about the level of labour and social security protection at the EU level and the need for harmonization of such protection among EU member states.

Evaluation
To decide on the need to harmonize national labour law and social security law among EU Member States.
Assess the compliance of basic concepts of EU labour law and social security law with the relevant concepts provided by the national law.
Evaluate the role of the ECJ in the development of EU labour and social security law.
Assess the need of changing the regulation of basic concepts of EU labour and social security law in order to align with the social changes.

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to: present publicly the learning outcomes, namely, the knowledge of EU individual and collective labour law as well as EU social security law; express a clear, well-structured text explaining their views regarding the basic concepts of EU labour and social security law; participate in the team meant for protection of workers’ rights and social protection of EU citizens.

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge will be evaluated by student's essay and oral exam. Student write an essay on a topic agreed upon in collaboration with the teacher. When writing essay, the student is expected to show understanding of selected topic through analysis of the acquis and national law in this area. In that way it will be evaluated, similarly as in the oral examination, understanding the basic concepts of EU labour law and social security law, that is, an understanding of the acquis, in particular through the analysis of relevant case-law of the ECJ.