Checking date: 25/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Trade union law and labour proceedings
Dual Bachelor in Law and Business Administration (2008 Study Plan) (Plan: 173 - Estudio: 229)

Coordinating teacher: HERRAIZ MARTIN, MARIA SOL

Department assigned to the subject: Social and Private International Law Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- Labour Law: the individual employment relationship.
- Asses the collective dimension of labour law proceedings. - Value the real possibiilities of future reforms - Develop different student abilities: understanding, expressive and systematizing.
Description of contents: programme
I. COLLECTIVE LABOUR RELATIONS - The right to form and join trade unions. - The dual channel employee representation. - Collective bargaining. - Collective disputes. The right to strike. - Alternative dispute resolution. II. LABOUR JURISDICTION (JUDICIAL REMEDIES) AND LABOUR ADMINISTRATION - The fundamental right to effective judicial protection. - Avoiding the process. Judicial procedure. -Individual and collective proceedings. - Means of social contestation in the jurisdiction. - Labour Administration organization and powers.
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES: THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. These will present the knowledge that students should acquire. Students will receive class notes and will have basic reference texts to facilitate the follow-up of the classes and the development of the subsequent work. Students will solve exercises and practical problems, and workshops will be held to acquire necessary skills. TUTORING. Individual assistance (individual tutorials) or group assistance (collective tutorials) given to students by the teacher. INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP STUDENT WORK. TEACHING METHODOLOGY: THEORY CLASSES. Presentations in the teacher's class with support of computer and audio-visual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed, and materials and bibliography are provided to complement the students' learning. PRACTICE. Individual or group resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. raised by the teacher. TUTORING. Individual assistance (individual tutorials) or group assistance (collective tutorials) given to students by the teacher.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • LAHERA FOTEZA, J.. Manual de negociación colectiva. tecnos. 2020
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R.. Lecciones de Derecho de Trabajo. Tirant lo Blanch. 2023
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R. (Dir.). Talleres prácticos de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social. Tecnos. 2010
Additional Bibliography
  • GARCÍA NINET, J.I; VICENTE PALACIO, A. Derecho del Trabajo. Aranzadi. Última edición
  • MONEREO PÉREZ, J.L y otros. Manual de Derecho Procesal Laboral. Tirant lo Blanch. Última edición
  • PALOMEQUE LÓPEZ, M.C; ÁLVAREZ DE LA ROSA,M . Dercho del Trabajo. Cerasa. Última edición

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.