LL4H9 Half Unit
Human Rights in the Workplace
This information is for the 2012/13 session.
Professor H Collins, NAB 7.10.
LLM, MSc Human Rights, and MSc Management and Human Resources. Other MSc students can take the course with permission.
This course is capped at 30 students. Students must apply through Graduate Course Choice on LSEforYou.
The sources and application of human rights in the workplace, including international and European laws and conventions. Civil liberties of employees. Social and economic rights of workers. Protection from discrimination in the labour market and employment. As well as detailed examination of legal materials, the approach involves discussion of theories of human rights and comparisons between legal systems.
10 two-hour seminars in the LT.
One 2,000 word essay and one presentation.
A detailed syllabus of weekly readings will be available and the materials can all be accessed through Moodle
Preliminary reading: Hugh Collins, Employment Law, 2nd edn (Oxford University Press, 2010), Chapters 9-10.
An extended essay, 8,000 words. The extended essay will meet the LLM Writing Requirement.