10354 Labor Laws in Israel 1

Credits: 6 advanced credits in Management or in Law

Prerequisites: 36 credits, including Human Resource Management, and one of the following: Introduction to Sociology or Organizational Behavior. Students must also fulfill all English requirements and take bibliographic instruction in the Library.

Author: Ruth Ben-Israel

The course acquaints students with the foundations of collective and individual labor law as reflected in legislation, judicial decisions and legal literature, and imparts knowledge about international, comparative and Israeli labor law.

Topics: The goal of labor law and its development in the world and in Israel; rights of workers; organizational processes; employee-employer relations and flexible and atypical employment patterns; individual labor contracts; freedom of association; collective bargaining and agreements; strikes and shut-downs; structural changes and their impact upon labor relations.

1Students may write a seminar paper in this course, although it is not required.