89991 - Employement law

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Business Administration (cod. 8871)

    Also valid for First cycle degree programme (L) in Management and Marketing (cod. 8406)

Learning outcomes

The Course aims at investigating topics related to Labour Law. The student, at the end of the course, will be able to understand the main legal protection guaranteed to the employment (looking at the constitution, performance and termination of the contract); rules and reasons that define the action of the Italian industrial relations system. The Course will help the student in orienting himself/herself in the referring laws, granting an adequate and technical legal language.

Course contents

Sources of labour law

Freedom of association and the right to organise

Trade union organisation

Trade union rights

Collective bargaining and collective agreement

The distinction between employment and self employment

The labour market regulation

Temporary Agency Work

The Contract of Employment

Working time

The employer's powers

The employee's duties: diligence, obedience, loyalty


Flexibility work


For attending students, the examination can be prepared on the teaching material provided on the dedicated website and on the notes taken in class.

For Non-attending students the examination should be prepared on the following book, according to the limitation indicated as follow (the materials provided in class will be still available https://iol.unibo.it [https://iol.unibo.it/] ):

F. Carinci, R. De Luca Tamajo, P. Tosi, T. Treu, Diritto del lavoro. 1. Il diritto sindacale, Utet, Torino, 2018. Chapters: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10.

F. Carinci, R. De Luca Tamajo, P. Tosi, T. Treu, Diritto del lavoro. 2. Il rapporto di lavoro subordinato, Utet, Torino, 2019. Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12

Teaching methods

The Course is organized in 20 lesson. The material used in class (slides, readings, etc.) will be available in advance.

Assessment methods

The exam consists of an oral examination designed to assess the knowledge acquired by the student and his ability to critical reconstruction of the matter also through the use of an appropriate legal language.

The enrolment to each single exam should be done through Almaesami: https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm

Office hours

See the website of Anna Montanari


No poverty Gender equality Decent work and economic growth Reduced inequalities

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.