HUK 557 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Collective Labour Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 557
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 It is aimed with this course to examine the rules of international and domestic law about collective agreements, collective bargain procedures, strike and lock-out wthin the context of union rights comparatively and to evaluate Turkish Collective labour law.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to;
  • Explain the meaning and importance of collective labour relations considering the features of labour contract and basic principles of labour law.
  • Report on international and domestic legal rules about collective labour relations.
  • Define the concepts of employer, employee and trade-union as the social parties of collective relations and regulations about the establishment and activities of trade-unions.
  • Give information about the legal framework of collective bargaining and agreement processes and the concepts of strike and lock-out.
  • Explain the historical development of collective agreement law in the world and Turkey.
  • Discuss about and evaluate the provisions of Trade Unions and Collective Agreement law Numbered 6356 in the light of international conventions.
Course Content Collective labour relations meaning the protection of labour rights with the ways of collective agreement and acts, the procedure of collective bargaining, collective agreement, strike and lock-out, history of trade unions in the world and Turkey, international and domestic law about collective agreements, evaluation of Turkish Collective Labour law within the context of ILO conventions and comparative law.

 



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 Concepts of trade union, collective bargaining, collective agreement, strike and loc-out included by collective labour law. Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
2 Historical development of collective labour law in the world. Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
3 ILO(International Labour Organization) Conventions and Recommendations about Collective Labour Relations. Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
4 Regulations of European Union and Comparative law about Collective Labour Relations. Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
5 Historical development of collective labour law in Turkish law. Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
6 Trade Unions and Collective Agreement law Numbered 6356 Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
7 ARASINAV
8 Related provisions of international conventions and Trade Unions and Collective Agreement law Numbered 6356 about establishment and activities of trade unions Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
9 Legal barriers of collective agreement related with industrial branch on national level and majority on enterprise level regulated in Trade Unions and Collective Agreement law Numbered 6356 Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
10 International and domestic legal rules about the procedure and process of collective agreement. Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
11 Authorative public bodies, duties and responsibilities of them according to Trade Unions and Collective Agreement law Numbered 6356 Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
12 Rules about strike and loc-out in International law and Trade Unions and Collective Agreement law Numbered 6356 Reading related chapters of sources and finding out new sources about the subject
13 Presentation of Term Project Preparation for presentation
14 Presentation of Term Project Preparation for presentation
15 General Evaluation
16 General Evaluation

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Course Notes and Presentations
Suggested Readings/Materials Aykac, M. (2000) “Sendikalarin Gelecegi: Kuresellesme ve Yapısal Degisiklikler Acısından Bir Analiz”(“The Future of Trade-Unions: An Analysis Regarding to Globalisation and Structural Changes”in Turkish). Prof.Dr.Nusret Ekin’e Armagan. TUHIS. Ankara. Bonior, D. (1997) “Unions in the Twenty-First Century, Challenge, Vol.40 No.5 (Sept-Oct) 77-95. (Quotation from Aykac, 2000, 583) Kapar, R. (2007) “Enformel Ekonomide Calisanlarin Orgutlenmesi ve Sendikalar”( The Organization of Workers of Informal Economy and Trade Unions” in Turkish).Çalışma ve Toplum, İstanbul, V. 2007/1, 83-117. Koray, M. (1994) “Degisen Kosullarda Sendikacılık”(Trade-Unionism Under the Changing Conditions”in Turkish), TÜSES Yayınları. İstanbul. Koray, M. (2005) “Sosyal Politika”(“Social Policies”in Turkish), İmge Kitabevi Yayınları. 2.baskı. Ankara. Narmanlıoğlu,U.(2013) İş Hukuku II, Toplu İş İlişkileri, Beta Y. Özveri, M.(2013) Türkiye’de Toplu İş Sözleşmesi Yetki Sistemi ve Sendikasızlaştırma, Legal Y. Safak, C. (2006) “Turkiye’de Toplu Pazarligin Degisen Cizgisi (1980-2005)” (Changing Trends of Collective Agreements in Turkey” in Turkish), Calisma ve Toplum, V.2006/3, İstanbul. Sur, M.(2011) İş Hukuku Toplu İlişkiler, Turhan Y. Tunçomağ,K.-Centel, T.(2013) İş Hukukunun Esasları ,Beta Y.. Yorgun, S. (2007) “New Trends in Turkish Union Movement in the Global World”, Serbian Journal of Management 2 (2) 247-257. Yucesan, G. (2009) “Kuresel Kriz ve Emek Hareketi”(“Global Crisis and Labour Movement”in Turkish). TTB Mesleki Saglik ve Guvenlik Dergisi. Ocak-Subat-Mart 2009. Ankara. 2-10.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
20
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
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
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
5
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
43
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
    Total
225

 

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