COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
International Labour Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 410
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide a general point of view and understanding on international labour law institutions and provisions, particularly about international treaties approved by Turkey and supervision organs of them.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be ableto identify International Labour Organization(ILO) and foundation, aims, structure and working principles of it.
  • will be ableto define international labour standards regulated by basic ILO Conventions and Recommendations.
  • will be able to evaluate the target on “decent work” and studies towards to it.
  • will be able to discuss the obstacles before the goal of “decent work”.
  • will be able to identify the provisions of European Social Charter and conclusions of European Committee of Social Rights(ECSR) related with labour law.
  • will be able to compare the rules and practice of Turkish Labour law with international labour law.
  • will be able to examine applicability of the rules of International Labour law and decisions of supervision organs in Turkish labour law practice.
Course Content The concept, historical development and importance of international labour law, foundation of International Labour Organization(ILO), working principles and supervision mechanisms of ILO, International labour standards, Basic ILO conventions and recommendations, concept and historical development of “decent work” and obstacles before realization of it, European Social Charter and related provisions of it, foundation and working principles of European Committee of Social Rights(ECSR), decisions of ECSR about implementation of European Social Charter in countries, evaluation of Turkish labour law compared with international labour law rules and applicability of international labour law decisions in Turkey.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The concept, historical development and importance of international labour law Course notes and related sections from other sources
2 Foundation, aims, structure, working principles and supervision mechanisms of International Labour Organization(ILO) Course notes and related sections from other sources
3 International labour standards included by basic ILO conventions and recommendations and reflections of them in European Social Charter generally, concept of “Decent work” Course notes and related sections from other sources
4 Freedom of association and Right to Collective Agreement in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
5 Forced labour and child labour in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
6 Equality and non-discrimination principle in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
7 Worker participation and social dialog in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
8 Midterm Exam
9 Inspection of work enviroment in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
10 Employment security in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
11 Regulation of work in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
12 Wages in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
13 Social security in the rules and practice of International Labour Law compared with Turkish Labour Law Course notes and related sections from other sources
14 Evaluation of Turkish labour law compared with international labour law rules and applicability of international labour law decisions in Turkey. Course notes and related sections from other sources
15 Evaluation of Turkish labour law compared with international labour law rules and applicability of international labour law decisions in Turkey. Course notes and related sections from other sources
16 General Review
Course Textbooks
References Related book and articles; Arturo Bronstein, International and Comparative Labour Law, Current Challenges, ILO Publication, ISBN 978-92-2-121202-7, 2009; Jean-Michel Servais, International Labour Law. International Labour Standards - 3rd edition, October 2011, ISBN 9041138056; Sarper Süzek, İş Hukuku, Beta,10.Baskı,2014 Eylül; Melda Sur, Uluslararası Hukukun Esasları, Beta, İstanbul 2013; Mesut Gülmez, Sendikal Hakların Ulusalüstü Kuralları, Oluşumu, Uygulanması(1919-2014) Cilt 1, Hatipoğlu Yayınları; Mesut Gülmez, Uluslararası Sosyal Politika, Alpay Hekimler, AB-Türkiye Endüstri İlişkileri, Beta 2004; Alpay Hekimler, Karşılaştırmalı bir Perspektif ile Avrupa Birliği Üyesi Ülkelerde ve Türkiye’de Toplu Sözleşme Sistemi, Legal; Alpay Hekimler, Avrupa İş Hukuku Çerçevesinde Türk İş Hukuku ile Karşılaştırmalı Avusturya İş Hukukunun Temel Esasları, Efil 2011; Pir Ali Kaya, Avrupa Birliği ve Türk İş Hukuku Bağlamında Eşitlik İlkesi, Dora Yayıncılık, Bursa 2009, etc.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
10
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest