Social and citizenship rights - DIRITTO SOCIALE DEL LAVORO (2020/2021)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Alberto Mattei
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. 1B dal Nov 9, 2020 al Jan 9, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the student with the instruments for identifying, understanding and using the regulatory sources concerning labour law and european labour law, with particular regard to the protection of the most vulnerable groups (such as the disabled and not-EU citizens). The course enables the student to develop a correct technical terminology and to acquire the necessary skills and conceptual knowledge to analyse and manage social issues from a labour law perspective.


1. The framework of Labour Labour.
2. The historical evolution of Italian Labour Law and European Labour Law.
3. The protection of the worker.
4. Subordination and self-employment.
5. The typical and atypical jobs.
6. The hiring process in the labour market.
7. The regulation of the employment relationship.
8. The employers’ powers.
9. The work of disabled people.
10. The work of non-EU citizens.
11. The discriminations.
12. The protection of the rights.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Riccardo Del Punta Diritto del lavoro Giuffré 2020 Sez. V, Cap. XI
Massimo Roccella, Tiziano Treu, Mariapaola Aimo, Daniela Izzi Diritto del lavoro dell’Unione europea. Wolters Kluwer Cedam 2019 Cap. Primo (da par. 1 a par. 16 compreso) Terzo (Sez. I), Quarto e Quinto.
Massimo Roccella (a cura di Donata Gottardi, Fausta Guarriello) Manuale di diritto del lavoro Giappichelli 2015 limitatamente ai Capitoli Secondo, Terzo (sez. I), Quinto, Sesto (paragrafi 3,4,5,6), Ottavo (par. 3).

Assessment methods and criteria

The method of examination takes place through an oral discussion concerning the program in order to verify the understanding of the subject of examination.