Checking date: 18/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Transnational labor law
Study: Master in Advice and Legal Consulting Job (303)


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

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 2.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Employment Law: individual employment relationships. Trade Union Law and labour proceedings. European Union Law.
- Knowledge of the very complex legal environment of labour issues arising out of transnational trade, international mobility of workers, etc. -Employment of the appropriate legal criteria to solve transnational labour issues. -Excellent oral and written communication. -Problem solving.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction: object and sources. International labour standards. The International Labour Organization. The European Union. Local law. Soft law. 2. Employee transnational mobility. Migration. Posting and expatriation. Applicable law. Forum. 3. Labour aspects of international trade. Transnational oursourcing. Multinational companies' employment practice. 4. Transnational union activity. Transnational employee involvement. Transnational labour disputes. Transnational collective bargaining. 5. Comparative labour laws: approching the main features of the most representative national laws (Germany, France, UK, USA).
Learning activities and methodology
Teorical and practical classes
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 10
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Espiniella Menéndez, A.. La relación laboral internacional. Tirant lo Blanch. 2022
  • Fernández-Costales Muñiz, J.. Globalización, migraciones y expatriación de trabajadores. Reus. 2018
  • Gómez Abelleira, F.J.. Handbook on spanish employment law. Tecnos . 2012
  • Llobera Villa, M.. El desplazamiento transnacional de trabajadores. Tirant lo Blanch. 2013
  • Lousada Arochena, F.J.. El contrato de trabajo internacional,. Lex Nova. 2013
  • Matorras Diaz-Caneja, A. (coord.). La expatriación de trabajadores. Aranzadi. 2012
  • Ojeda Avilés, A.. Derecho transnacional de trabajo. Tirant lo Blanch. 2013
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Bronstein, A.. Derecho Internacional y Comparado del Trabajo. OIT. 2010
  • Correa Carrasco, Manuel. Los Acuerdos Marco Internacionales: de la Responsabilidad Social Empresarial a la Autonomía Colectiva Transnacional . Tirant lo Blanch. 2016
  • Fotinopoulou Basurko, O.. La determinación de la ley aplicable al contrato de trabajo internacional. Aranzadi. 2006
  • Gramsi, U.. The international employment contract: ideal, reality and regulatory function of European private international law of employment. . LSE. 2012
  • Molina Martín, A.. La movilidad geográfica internacional de trabajadores: régimen jurídico laboral. aranzadi. 2010
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