Lesson 1. Social law and economic efficiency
1.- Fields of social law: Employment law, Collective Labour Law and Social Protection
2.- Historical foundations of social law
3.- Markt Failures and efficiency: an economic grounds form labour market regulations
Lesson 2. El derecho social en España: Fuentes de su regulación
1.- Basic scheme of sources of the labour market laws and distribution of competences among territorial levels
2.- Rigid framework as a red line: International Treaties, European Laws and Spanish Constitution.
3.- Other statutes and rules easier to modify: Statutes, collective bargaining agreements and other sources of law.
II. EMPLOYMENT LAW
Lesson 3. Application and interpretation criteria
1.- Principles and rules of employment law
2.- Fundamental Rights
Lesson 4. Flexibilidad interna: el derecho y la adaptación a los cambios económicos
1.- General framework: working time and resting time
2.- Part time work and ¿complementary¿ hours
3.- Flexible working time legal and collective bargaining
4.- Changing working conditions: employer management power, ¿substantial¿ modifications and geographical mobility.
Lesson 5. Hiring and duality
1.- Temporary hiring and its causality
2.- Legal based costs for fixed term and non-fixed term workers
3.- Cost of employment termination under each kind of contract
Lesson 6. Quantitative adjustments
1.- Reasons for the end of employment, a general outline
2.- Internationa treaties and European regulations on dismissals
3.- Individual layoffs: motives and procedures
4.- Layoffs as managerial tool and alternatives in Spanish labour law:m motives
5.- Collective dismissal in Spain
6.- Regulation alternatives and juridical viability: single contract and Austrian fund.
III. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
Lesson 7. Subjects in industrial relations
1.- Legal representatives and trade unions: concept and functions
2.- Trade Union¿s Representativeness levels and its effects in Spanish industrial relations system
3.- Employers association Representativeness
4.- Comparative models of Representativeness and their effects
Lesson 8. Collective bargaining agreements
1.- Statutory Collective bargaining agreements and other kinds of agreements
2.- Constitutional and international law limits on collective bargaining
3.- Contents and efficacy of Collective bargaining agreements
Lesson 9. Effects of collective bargaining agreements
1.- Collective bargaining structure and determination of which one applies
2.- ¿Ultraactivity¿ or the effects of an expired agreement: concept and regulation
3.- Other models of collective bargaining: a comparative analysis and viability in Spanish labour relations system.
IV. SOCIAL PROTECTION
Lesson 10. Spanish system of social protection
1.- Social Security, social assistance and other ways of protection.
2.- Constitutional elements of the model
3.- Basic concepts on social security
4.- General overview of rights and obligations
Lesson 11. Social Security protection system
1.- Unemployment: Active and passive employment policies and alternatives in a comparative perspective.
2.- Older workers: pension scheme. Pension systems in Europe
3.- Other protection areas.