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20474. Community Social Law . Group 3

Subject

Name20474 - Community Social Law
Group Grup 3 ( Campus Digital 50 )
Academic Year 2019-20
Credits6 credits
Period 2nd semester
Language English
Titulació
  • Degree in Law - Fourth year
  • Degree in Labour Relations (2010 syllabus) - Fourth year
  • Double Degree in Business Administration and Law (2013 syllabus) - Fifth year

Lecturers

LecturerOffice hours for students
Start timeEnd timeDay of the weekStart dateEnd dateLocation/Building
Maria del Mar Crespí Ferriol
mmar.crespimmar.crespi@uib.esuib.es
Head of group
16:00h17:00h Monday 03/02/202027/07/2020 DA 227

Context

This is an elective subject offered to students who are close to complete their studies in law, industrial relations or the double degree in law and business. It is taught through the second semester and it is implemented in the "Campus Extens 50" modality, which implies a 50 per cert reduction of the presence-based classes compensated by students' autonomous work guided by the lecturer via online. The subject will provide the students with a deeper understanding of the social dimension of the European Union and the employment legislation founded within it.

Requirements

Essential

Good command of English written and spoken (min. B1 level): students should do the "Language level testfor subjects taught in English" which is available on the intranet (enter "Campus Extens", go to "Informaciódels Estudis de Grau en Dret" where you will find the test under "Informació útil"). We recommend that youdo not enroll in the subject if you don't pass the test (except if you take concrete action to improve your Englishduring the first semester in order to be able to pass the test before the start of the second semester).

Recommended

It it advisable for the students to have basic notions of employment law.

Skills

Specific

  • Understanding the need for a regulatory system of labor and social protection and the elements that define it
  • Ability to know and understand the origin and significance of employment policies, community, state and regional

General

  • Analyticall skills
  • Ability to solve problems by apliying knowledge into practice
  • Knowledge of legal English

Basic

You may consult the basic competencies students will have to achieve by the end of the degree at the following address: http://www.uib.eu/study/grau/Basic-Competences-In-Bachelors-Degree-Studies/

Content

The descriptors of this subject established in the curriculum are the following:

  • Social provisions of the Treaties of the European Union
  • Social provisions in the secondary law of the European Union
  • Employment policy: freedom of movement of workers and Social Security of migrant workers
  • Employment policy: vocational training
  • Harmonization of national social legislation:the principle of equal treatment
  • Other areas for the armonization of social legislation
  • Involvement of the social partners in the social policy

Thematic content

Block 1 The internal market in the origin of EU social policy
Block 2 The developement of the EU social legislation
Block 3 EU non-discrimination law
Block 4 The social directives and their aim to improve the working conditions in Europe

Teaching methodology

This subject consists in a teaching load of 6 ETCS which implies for the student 150 hours of study and work as an overall. These 150 hours are distributed in 15 weeks, meaning the student needs to study this subject 10 hours a week. Two of those hours a week are present-based lectures and the other eight hours have to be dedicated to self-study. The lecturer will use the online platform to help the students understand the content of the subject.

Attended activities (1,32 credits, 33 hours)

TypeNameG. typeDescriptionHours
Theory classes Present-based lectures Large group (G)

Some of the lectures will consist in a presentation of the theorical content of the subject by the lecturer, but still a great deal of participation of the students will be expected and promoted. For example, having students from different member states will allow us to compare the diverse ways in which EU social policy has been implemented.

12
Practical classes Present-based lectures Large group (G)

These lectures will mostly consist in a practical analysis of real documents related to the content of the subject including working documents of the European institutions and specially, some rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union which have had a major role in the developement of EU social law.

17
Assessment Partial Exam Large group (G)

A partialexam will be held during the semester which will cover the content seen up to that moment. It will be written and consist in answering short questions. It is part of the continuous evaluation.

2
Assessment Final Exam Large group (G)

A final exam will be held at the end of the semester. It will be a written exam based on short questions.

2

At the beginning of the semester the subject schedule will be available to students through the UIBdigital platform. This schedule will at least include the dates for the continuous assessment exams and assignment deadlines. Furthermore, the lecturer will inform students as to whether the subject syllabus will be carried out according to the schedule or otherwise, including Aula Digital.

Non-attended activities (4,68 credits, 117 hours)

TypeNameDescriptionHours
Individual self-study Group or individual self-study

It includes studying the contents of the subjectas well as the preparation ofthose practical lectures which require the prior reading of a working document or a ruling of the Court of justice to be commented in class.

117

Specific risks and protective measures

The learning activities of this course do not entail specific health or safety risks for the students and therefore no special protective measures are needed.

Student learning assessment

The participation of the students in the training activities proposed during the course may allow the lecturer to exceptionaly confer a "bonus" up to 1 point over the final mark of the subject. In any case this bonus will apply to a student who has not passed the subject.

In accordance with article 33 of the Academic Regulations, "regardless of the disciplinary procedure that may be followed against the offending student , the demonstrably fraudulent performance of any of the evaluation elements included in the teaching guides of the subjects will lead, at the discretion of the teacher, to an undervaluation in the qualification that may suppose the qualification of "suspense 0" in the annual evaluation of the subject".

Present-based lectures
Type Practical classes
Technique Other methods ( non-retrievable )
Description

These lectures will mostly consist in a practical analysis of real documents related to the content of the subject including working documents of the European institutions and specially, some rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union which have had a major role in the developement of EU social law.

Assessment criteria

Participation in the analysis of practical documents and other debates proposed in class will be evaluated.The lecturer will specially take into account the quality of the students' contributions.

Final grade percentage: 25%

Partial Exam
Type Assessment
Technique Short-answer tests ( retrievable )
Description

A partialexam will be held during the semester which will cover the content seen up to that moment. It will be written and consist in answering short questions. It is part of the continuous evaluation.

Assessment criteria

Written short answer test including all the content of the subject. It will combine theoricaland practical questions.

Final grade percentage: 30%

Final Exam
Type Assessment
Technique Short-answer tests ( retrievable )
Description

A final exam will be held at the end of the semester. It will be a written exam based on short questions.

Assessment criteria

Written short answer test. It will combine theorical and practical questions.

Final grade percentage: 45%

Resources, bibliography and additional documentation

The students will be provided with the theorical content of the subject on the on line platform.

Additional bibliography

BARNARD, C., EU Employment Law, 4ª ed, Oxford, 2012
PÉREZ DE LOS COBOS, F.,"Aporías de la negociación colectiva europea" Revista del Ministerio de Trabajo e Inmigración, núm. 68/2007 (Accessible on line:http://www.empleo.gob.es/es/publica/pub_electronicas/destacadas/revista/numeros/68/Est11.pdf)
EUROPEAN UNION AGENCY FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, Handbook on European non-discrimination law, 2018. (Accessible on line:http://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2018/handbook-european-law-non-discrimination)