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  • Teacher Sandro Mainardi

  • Credits 7

  • SSD IUS/07

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Employment and Business Relations Consultant (cod. 9230)

    Also valid for Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Law (cod. 9232)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


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

No poverty Quality education Decent work and economic growth

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

Students are expected to know general rules of Italian individual and collective labour law; this includes guidelines of the discipline of Italian public employment law (Decreto Legislativo n. 165/2001).

Course contents

  • The privatization of the civil service: historical profiles.
  • The sources of discipline.
  • Trade union rights
  • trade union representation
  • Collective bargaining
  • Executive powers and functions
  • The recruitment
  • The constitution of the employment relationship
  • Contractual typologies
  • the employment relationship
  • Transfer of Assets 
  • employee evaluations
  • the emoluments
  • Disciplinary powers of the employer
  • Termination of the employment relationship
  • Jurisdiction
  • Public employment not privatized
  • The employment relationship in public companies


Notes for Erasmus students: Erasmus students from abroad are expected to prepare the same programme of study.






F. Carinci - A. Boscati - S. Mainardi, Diritto del lavoro nelle pubbliche amministrazioni, Utet, Torino, 2021.


It is recommended the constant consultation of the d.lgs. n. 165 of 2001(current version)


Consultation of national sectoral and area collective agreements is also recommended

Teaching methods

The course will take place through lectures (in presence and online on Teams platform) which will touch the different thematic areas called under Programs/ Content.

Assessment methods

The exam will take place through an interview, aimed at verifying the acquisition of knowledge, which is divided into several questions, concerning the above mentioned program (section "Program and contents".).

The evaluation of the test will be carried out taking into consideration:

• knowledge of institutional profiles;

• the ability to analyze the jurisprudential and doctrinal guidelines;

• the ability to make connections between the different parts of the program;

• the ability to develop critical arguments;

• the articulation and accuracy of the exposure.


n particular:

- preparation on a very limited number of topics dealt with in the course and analysis skills that emerges only with the help of the teacher, expression in the overall correct language: 18-19

- preparazione su un numero limitato di argomenti affrontati nel corso e capacità di analisi autonoma solo su questioni puramente esecutive, espressione in linguaggio corretto: 20-24

- preparation on a wide number of topics covered in the course, ability to make independent choices of critical analysis, mastery of specific terminology: 25-29;

- basically exhaustive preparation on the topics covered in the course, ability to make independent choices of critical analysis and connection, full mastery of specific terminology and ability to argue and self-reflection: 30-30L.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disabilities (DSA): the teacher can be contacted to agree alternative and appropriate measures or tools.

Teaching tools

We strongly recommend subscribing to the telematic distribution list:


in which you can enter by following the instructions on the following web page: www.dsa.unibo.it.

Through the list can be sent notices about the course, as well as' indicated or transmitted material for any further information.

Those who do not regularly consult their University e-mail box (www.unibo.it/Portale/Il+mio+Portale/La+mia+e-mail.htm), can set the re-direction to another e-mail address (through the appropriate command inside the same box).

Please do not reply to messages from the list, or send any communication (writing to the list means contacting all members). The messages sent by the teacher through the telematic list are not sent back by the computer system to those who subscribe to the same list after they have been sent.

• Students who for reasons of disability or specific learning disabilities (DSA) need compensatory tools will be able to communicate to the Teacher (and / or his direct collaborators Davide Casale and Monica Navilli) their needs in order to be addressed to the Contact Persons and agree on the adoption of the most appropriate measures.

Office hours

See the website of Sandro Mainardi