COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Labour Law I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 401
Fall
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to have enough knowledge about individual labor law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; -will be able to explain the basic individual labor law concepts such as employee, employer, workplace.
  • will have detailed knowledge about the types of individual employment contract, how it is constituted and terminated, and the rights, debt and obligations of employees based on those contracts.
  • will be able to explain and interpret the imperative provisions about working conditions.
  • will be able to debate scholarly about the systems that can balance the modern management requirements and the workers’ rights, including atypical working conditions.
  • will have deep knowledge about the inspection and penal sanction of labor life.
Course Description Labor Law is a course taught in two different semesters, and includes individual labor law, and some parts of collective labor law and union law in its context. The subject of the first part of this course will be individual labor law and it will cover the historical development of labor law, its sources, fields and persons of practice, basic concepts, employment contract, debt of the parties included in the contract, termination of employment contract and its consequences, and labor jurisdiction.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to labor law, historical development, and its sources İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 1-16, 32-34.
2 Basic principles and concepts of individual labor law İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 17-31, 83-146.
3 Relationship of contractor – subcontractor and obligations rising from this relationship İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 97-132.
4 Scope of labor Acts – Case study İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 147-159.
5 Constitution of the employment contract – Types of employment contract – Transfer of the workplace and employment contract İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 161-248, 276-280
6 General review and case study
7 Debts out of employment contract – General review İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 281-424.
8 Mid-Term exam
9 Termination of employment contract – Notified abolishment – Permission to look for a new job – Announcement redress – Termination with valid reason İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 425-461, 574-614.
10 Termination of employment contract – Termination with valid reason – Termination with good cause İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 462-614.
11 Consequences of termination of the employment contract: Job security – Body of restitution to work İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 469-567.
12 Consequences of termination of the employment contract: Severance pay – Case study İş Hukuku Dersleri p. 622-667.
13 Consequences of termination of the employment contract: General review – Case study
14 Labor jurisdiction, settlement of individual labor disputes, case study Law on Labour Courts No. 7036
15 Interpreting the consequences of termination of the employment contract within the scope of labor laws. Related laws
16 Review of the semester – Case study
Course Notes/Textbooks

Nuri Çelik – Nurşen Caniklioğlu – Talat Canbolat: İş Hukuku Dersleri, 31. Bası, İstanbul, 2018.

Fevzi Demir: İş Hukuku ve Uygulaması, İzmir, 2018.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Sarper Süzek: İş Hukuku, Ankara, 2017.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
1
16
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
30
    Total
119

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

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