Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Labor Law JEL412 8 2 + 0 3


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. YEŞİM BÜYÜKMERİÇ
Instructors Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Goals The aim of the course is to provide general information on the principles of labour law.
Contents Introduction to labour law, basic labour law terms, worker, employer, work place, employer's representative, subcontractor, labour contract, contents and termination of labour contract, obligations of employer, obligations of employee, condition of work, working hours, annual holidays with pay, overwork, health and safety at work, dismissal and it's kinds, redundancy payment, collective labour contract, benefits of collective labour contract, strike and lockout, concept of trade union, membership to trade union, the legal organs of trade union, union activities, benefits of collective labour contract.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
No Records.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face-to-Face
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, final

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Concept of labour law and its historical background. None
2 The features and sources of labour law. None
3 Coverage of labour law. None
4 Scope of labour law and elements of labour contract. None
5 The parties of employment contract. None
6 Types of employment contract. None
7 Obligations arising from employment contract: obligations of employee. None
8 Obligations arising employment contract: obligations of employer. None
9 Mid-term exam
10 Termination of of employment contract. None
11 Termination for good cause by employee and employer. None
12 The ends of termination and seniority indemnity. None
13 Working hours, vacation and job security. None
14 General course None

Textbook Demircioğlu, M., Centel, T. 2009; İş Hukuku, Beya Yayınevi, İstanbul
Additional Resources Tunçomağ, K./Centel, T. 2008; İş Hukukunun Esasları, Beta Yayınevi, İstanbul

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Communicates using technical drawing. x
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 13 2 26
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 2 7 14
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 102
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.4
ECTS Credit of the Course 3