Checking date: 19/05/2022

Course: 2023/2024

Trade union law and labour proceedings
Dual Bachelor in Law and Economics (2008 Study Plan) (Plan: 174 - Estudio: 230)


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.
-To know the collective dimension of labour law proceedings. - To assess the real possibilities of future reforms. - To develop different student abilities: understanding, expressive and systematizing.
Description of contents: programme
TRADE UNION LAW AND LABOUR PROCEEDINGS I. COLLECTIVE LABOUR RELATIONS -The right to form and to 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
-Lectures (2 ECTS credits): The basic issues will be explained. It is necessary to read the materials in advance. -Some readings may be required by the teacher and debate (1 ECTS credits). -There will be different activities in class, such as cases and other practical activities (2 ECTS credits). The activities are done weekly. Class attendance is mandatory.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • ALBIOL MONTESINOS, I. (et alii) . Derecho Procesal Laboral.. Tirant lo Blanch. Valencia. Última edición
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J. R. . Lecciones de Derecho del Trabajo.. Tirant lo Blanch. 12ª Ed. (2019)
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J. R. (dir.); CARRERO DOMÍNGUEZ, C.; GÓMEZ ABELLEIRA, F.J.; HERRAIZ MARTÍN, M. S.; BARCELÓN COBEDO, S. (coords.). . Talleres prácticos Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social.. Tecnos. Madrid. 2010
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R. (Dir.). Esquemas de derecho del trabajo II. Sindical. Tirant lo Blanch. 2014, 2ª Ed.
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R. y TOLOSA TRIBIÑO, C.. Derecho Administrativo Laboral. Tirant Lo Blanch . 2004
Additional Bibliography
  • ALONSO OLEA, M. y CASAS BAAMONDE, M.E.. Derecho del Trabajo . Civitas. Última edición
  • MONEREO PÉREZ, J.L. . Manual de Derecho Sindical . Comares . Última edición
  • PALOMEQUE LÓPEZ, C. y ÁLVAREZ DE LA ROSA, M. . Derecho del Trabajo . Cerasa. Última edición

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