Course code JurZ2029

Credit points 1

Rights of Work and Regulations in Labour Protection I

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures12

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes4

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation17.12.2014

Responsible UnitInstitute of Economics and Regional Development

Course developer

author Ekonomikas un reģionālās attīstības institūts

Alla Pūce

Mg. paed.

Course abstract

The course provides knowledge on the basic terms of law and explains the term and basics of labour rights. It deals with the types of employment contracts and students gain practical skills in drawing up such contracts. The course gives knowledge on periods for work and rest and their planning at an enterprise. Students are introduced to issues and the basic principles of work routine as well as the rules of material responsibility of employees.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• knowledge on the basics of labour rights, their role and significance in modern society. Students’ understanding of the most important labour law institutes – labour relations, the relationship between individuals and their rights and obligations under the law, and the relation of labour law to other law branches – is shaped;
• skills – students are competent in labour law, use necessary information sources, establish and implement labour relations, identify and solve legal problems, draw up legal documents, and defend subjects’ interests at law courts;
• competence – students gain knowledge and practical skills in independently analysing and assessing legal facts and phenomena in labour rights and related legal acts.

Compulsory reading

1. Darba likums: LR likums (2002). [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 2014.g. 26.novembrī]. Pieejams: http://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=26019
2. Darba strīdu likums: LR likums (2003). [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 2014.g. 26.novembrī]. Pieejams: http://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=67361
3. Slaidiņa V., Skultāne I. Darba tiesības. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2011. 296 lpp.
4. Rācenāja Ņ. Darba līgums kā tiesību avots. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola Turība, 2009. 88 lpp.

Further reading

1. Darba tiesības [skatīts 20.11.2014.] Pieejams: http://www.darbatiesibas.lv/
2. Ulmane V. Darba tiesības. Rīga: "Biznesa augstskola Turība" SIA, 2003. 264 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Jurista vārds: una-lex una iustitia omnibus. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2006 - ISSN 1691-2462.