HUK 555 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Flexicurity Practices and Its Legal Consequences
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 555
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The course objective is the evaluation of the flexicurity regulations within the labor law and social security law.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The student who completes the course shall;
  • Have knowledge of the concept of flexicurity
  • Have detailed knowledge of the regulations toward flexibility and security within the labor law and social security law;
  • Have a command of flexible work practices (including atypical work) and their regulations in law;
  • Analyse the job – employment – wage and combination security regulations;
  • Foresee and evaluate future probable flexicurity regulations having the legal expertise on the subject.
Course Content In line with the objective, the course will begin with the conceptual analysis of the flexicurity. The legal situation in comparative law shall be reviewed. The course then analyses the forms of flexibility and security in labor law and social security law. The regulations on these forms will be discussed in details. Some of the subjects that will be thaught during the semester are: atypical working patterns (that is imported in to Turkish legislation with the Law no. 4857 and heavily discussed since then), job security and severance pay fund, etc.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The concept of flexicurity. First Chapter II. A - D
2 The flexicurity regulations in comparative law. First Chapter III.
3 The flexicurity regulations in comparative law. First Chapter III.
4 The forms of flexibility and flexible working regulations. First Chapter I. A - B
5 Flexible working regulations in Law no. 4857 - Regulations on atypical work Second Chapter I. A – F.
6 Flexible working regulations in Law no. 4857 - Regulations on working hours and leaves. Second Chapter I. G – N.
7 The regulations on security in labor law and social security law – Regulations toward job and employment security I – Termination of the contract of employment Second Chapter II. A. 1.
8 Regulations toward job and employment security II – Severance pay – Notice of termination and pay in lieu of notice – Pay for malicious intent Second Chapter II. A. 2. – 4.
9 Mid-term exam.
10 Regulations toward wage security I – Unemployment insurance Second Chapter II. C. 1.
11 Regulations toward wage security II – Wage guarantee fund – short time working payments – Benefit for temporary incapacity due to maternity – Nursing grants Second Chapter II. C. 2 – 4.
12 Regulations toward combination security Second Chapter II. D.
13 Analysis of court decisions. Court decision samples.
14 Review of the Semester  
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Türk İş Hukuku ve Sosyal Güvenlik Hukukunda Güvenceli Esneklik – Siyami Alp Limoncuoğlu
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
20
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
7
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
Presentation / Jury
30
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exam
1
20
    Total
195

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 To consolidate the ability of interpretation of events on the basis of legal principles by analytical thinking in the field of private law. X
2 The acquisition of knowledge on private law and its sub-disciplines. X
3 To generate new information putting together the knowledge of various disciplines with theoretical and applied ones that are gained from expert level of private law. X
4 To have the ability for utilizing theoretical and applied knowledge gaining from expert level of private law on the analysis of the problems. X
5
To be able to interpret with a critical point of view by making connection between legal concepts, institutions and methods.
X
6 To be able to convey the expert level of knowledge and equipment that will be possessed on private law and its sub-disciplines effectively verbally and in writing. X
7 To be able to solve legal disputes, particularly those brought before the judicial bodies. X
8 To be able to have effective communication skills. X
9 To pursue social, scientific and ethical values during the processing and evaluation of knowledge. X
10 To be able to conduct an independent study that requires specialty in the field of private law and about its sub-disciplines. X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest