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Employment Law 15 Credits

First cycle, J0009N
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 3 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)
Law and Legal Studies

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
The student shall obtain the following abilities: Accomplish competent juridical analysis including the capacity of identifying legal problems and finding solutions within the areas of employment law.

Part 1 The course introduce the student in the employment law legislation and legal employment praxis are also covered. Special knowledge is given to the regulations concerning employees, employee protection and work environment questions. The remainder of this section deals with other employment law legislation such as laws for leave and salary security, representation laws, discrimination law, and public employment laws. Part 2 The student writes a report in an employment law area.

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars, exercises and report writing.

Written exam (part 1). Written memorandum and written opposition (part 2).

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration,not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Transition terms
The course J0009N is equal to IER310

Pär Sundén

Transition terms
The course J0009N is equal to IER310

Literature. Valid from Spring 2019 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Arbetsrätt, Glavå Mats, Studentlitteratur, Senaste upplagan
Arbetsmiljölagen med kommentar, Arbetsmiljöverket, senaste upplagan.
Diskrimineringslagarna, En lärobok, Gabinus Göransson Håkan, Del Sante Naiti, Norstedts Juridik, Latest edition.
Lagbok, Norstedts: Sveriges Rikes Lag eller Fakta Info Direkt: Sveriges Lagar, senaste upplagan.
Exercise material is available on the web.
Articles, court cases and other electronic material can be added and is then included in the course claim.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

0001Item 1, Written exam12.0TG U G VG
0002Item 2, Written memorandum and written opposition3.0TG U G VG

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 09 Nov 2018