Labour Law(HUK401)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK401 Labour Law 7 3 0 0 3 4
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) E.Murat ENGİN (Email)
Objective The aim of the course is to have the basic concepts of labour law and be aware of the legislation and court decisions in this area.
Content Within the context of this course, the subject and the basic elements of labour law will be presented, the employment agreement will be introduced with all his aspects. The collective labour relations will be analysed. The discussion will be based on real-life cases and stories.
Course Learning Outcomes The students will have a knowledge of labour law and develop their capacity of critical analysis.
Teaching and Learning Methods Lecture, practice, case method
References Sarper Süzek, İş Hukuku, İstanbul 2017
Turkish labour codes
Court of Cassation Rulings
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Subject of labour law
2 General definitions
3 General definitions
4 Employment agreement
5 Workers' obligations
6 Employers' obligations
7 Working hours
8 Vacations
9 Suspension of employment agreement
10 Termination of employment contract
11 Termination of employment contract
12 Safety and labour hygiene
13 Trade union rights
14 Collective labour contracts, collective labour disputes, strikes
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 40
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 40
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 10 4 40
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 6 6
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 8 8
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 96
Total Workload / 25 3,84
Credits ECTS 4
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