|Course code module||MREC0290|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Introduction into Belgian Labour Law and Social Security Law (3° year Bachelor)
Introduction into contract law and various contracts (2° en 3° year Bachelor)
Labour law (3BREC-33)
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Profound knowledge of the fundamentals, outlines and methodoloy of the Belgian Employment Contract Law.
Students are able to use and demonstrate their knowledge creatively in practice-based exercices. They understand the functioning of the Belgian Law within a European and comparative perspective.
3. Course content
Dismissal law. Notice periods, summary dismissal, unfair dismissal. Redundancy payments and fiscal and social consequences. Belgian procedures and comparative remarks. Comparative studies by students.
Paper N° 1: Notice periods & dismissal cases, moot court/discussion.
Paper N° 2: Wages and remuneration in Belgian Law.
Guest speakers: Corporate Governance and remuneration of Executives; International labour contracts and posting.
Working visit to SD-Worx, Belgium's largest service provider for wage-management.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesTutorials
Personal work: ExercisesAssignments - in groupCase studies - in groupPaper - individualProject-based work - individual
5. Assessment method
Exam: Closed book
Continuous assessment: ExercisesAssignmentsCase studies(Interim) testsParticipation in classroom activities
Written assignment: With oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Cases and materials from the teachter.
Papers from the student and other students.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Students are invited to read as much as possible for the assignements.
Extensive research will lead to honours.