Labor Law
Cod: 41097
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Legal Sciences
Total working hours: 78
Total contact time: 8

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 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).