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International and Comparative Labour Law

CML5616F

THIS COURSE IS NOT ON OFFER IN 2013

Course Overview:

Higher postgraduate course; first semester, one triple-period seminar per week, provisionally Mondays, 17h00 - 20h00.

Pre-requisites:
See Rules for LLM and MPhil and Postgraduate Diplomas in Law. Candidates must have a sufficient level of competence in the field of labour law.

Course outline:
This is an advanced course which focuses on selected topics in relation to other national and international jurisdictions as points of reflection for developments in South African labour law. Topics to be covered will be prescribed from year to year and will be chosen from the following, among others:

  • Comparative method and labour law;
  • International Labour Standards and other sources of international labour law;
  • Prospects for regional integration and labour law harmonisation in Southern Africa;
  • Discrimination and equity in employment;
  • Freedom of Association;
  • Workers' participation;
  • The public sector;
  • Social Security.

DP requirements:
Satisfactory attendance and presentation at seminars, and completion of written assignments.

Examination requirements:
Seminar presentations, written assignment and long paper (externalised) count for 100%.