Labor Law (LGVR)
Cod: 41127
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Direito
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 15

This course intends to present the dynamics of jus-labour system, in order to provide students with tools for the performance of their respective professional activities. Bearing in mind this purpose it will be addressed the basic concepts of labour law, primarily focused on the individual relationship work and seeking, whenever possible, illustrate them with court decisions and revealing practical application of these concepts.


Individual labour relations

Collective labour relations

Rights and duties

    Acknowledge the specificity of labour law

    Understand the fundamental aspects of the individual and collective labor relation and regulations

    Acknowledge the source of contractual relations involving obligations

1. Preliminary notions

2. Sources of obligations

3. Transfer of obligations

4. General and special guarantees of obligations

5. Extinction of obligations: compliance and other causes

6. The contract

7. Civil, contractual and non-contractual liability

8. Individual relationship work

9. The individual employment contract

10. Emerging legal employment relationship

11 - Collective labour relationship

XAVIER, Bernardo da Gama Lobo, Manual do Direito do Trabalho (2ª Edição – 2014) – Verbo Editora

MARTINEZ, Pedro Romano: Direito do Trabalho, (7ª Edição – 2015), Edições Almedina

FERNANDES, António Monteiro: Direito do Trabalho (17ª Edição - 2014) - Edições Almedina

Legislação: Código do Trabalho, Código Civil


Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a final digital test, Global e-folio (e-folio G) at the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final exam (100%).