Checking date: 20/06/2021

Course: 2023/2024

Labour rights: individual labour relations
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


-Knowledge of the employment contracts, their requisites and legality. -Knowledge of the employer obligation of registering the employee with the Social Security Administration. -Knowledge of the managerial prerogative and its limits. -Knowledge of the legal regulation of working conditions (hours, compensations, health and safety) and determination of the lawfulness or unlawfulness of a precise employment situation. -Knowledge of the changes in the individual employment relationship and the employee rights in the face of those changes. -Knowledge of the modes of termination of the employment relationship and their respective legal effects; particularly regarding severance compensation.
Description of contents: programme
-Concept of employment contract. Concept of employee and employer. -Sources of the employment relationship; particularly, the collective agreement. -Requisites of the employment contract. -Employer obligations regarding social security. -Types of employment contracts. -Managerial prerogative. Fundamental rights of the employee. -Working conditions (hours, compensation, health and safety, etc.) -Modification and suspension of the employment contract. -Termination of the employment contract.
Learning activities and methodology
-Lectures. -Readings on the main contents of the program. -Solution and discussion of practical cases.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Basic Bibliography
  • Mercader Uguina, J.R.. Lecciones de Derecho del Trabajo. Tirant lo Blanch. 2017
  • Mercader Uguina, J.R.. Lecciones de Derecho del Trabajo. Tirant lo Blanch. 2018
  • Mercader Uguina, J.R. (Dir.). Esquemas de Derecho del Trabajo. Fuentes y Relación Individual de Trabajo. Tirant lo Blanch. 2016
Additional Bibliography
  • Cruz Villalón / García Perrote. Comentarios al Estatuto de los Trabajadores. Lex Nova. 2014
  • Gómez Abelleira, F.J.. Handbook of Spanish Employment Law. Tecnos. 2012
  • Martín Valverde, A. et al.. Derecho del Trabajo. Tecnos. 2017
  • Mercader Uguina, J.R.. El futuro del trabajo en la era de la digitalización y la robótica. Tirant lo Blanch. 2017
  • Montoya Melgar, A.. Derecho del Trabajo. Tecnos. 2017

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