European Labour and Social Security Law
Full course description
This course involves the social aspects of the European Union: free movement of workers, coordination of social security schemes, prohibitions of discrimination on grounds such as gender, race and sexual orientation, health & safety at the workplace, employees rights ín the event of transfer of undertakings or insolvency of employers, the role of social partners and European collective agreements, and the social policy chapters in the Treaties of Rome, Maastricht, Amsterdam and Nice.
- Students will acquire knowledge of the key instruments, rules and principles of EU labour law and EU social security law
- Students will be able to comprehend the core tensions between the law of economic integration and the law of social protection as well as the tension between EU law and national lawStudents are able to properly analyse judgments in these fields and assess their concrete and general implications
- Students can apply their knowledge to new cases and solve these
- Students will be able to write brief annotations on difficult cases
T. Jaspers, F. Pennings and S. Peters (eds), European Labour Law, Intersentia, 2019, ISBN 978-1-78068-704-9