618.377 (17W) Religion and Employment - Two Conflicting Aspects of Life?

Wintersemester 2017/18

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Erster Termin der LV
27.10.2017 10:30 - 12:30 , HS 7
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Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Religion and Employment - Two Conflicting Aspects of Life?
LV-Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
12
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
27.10.2017
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

The aim of this course is to provide basic insights into the legal aspects of religion and its manifestations, with special emphasis to questions of religious practice in the employment context. It will help students become more competent and sensitive as to legal aspects of religious issues.

Lehrmethodik

(depending on number of participants)

Lecturing (at least two units), discussions, task oriented exercises and students' presentations

Inhalt/e

Development of fundamental rights - with a focus on the freedom of religion and constitutional aspects of faith; the role of religion and faith in Austria; basic legal aspects of employment (that is, labour law and social security law); principals of equal treatment (constitutional level, statutes, decrees); discrimination of employees because of faith, manifestations of faith (e.g. denial of promotion because of being a catholic; dismissal due to religious clothing, prayers outside regular breaks etc); entitlement to additional rights such as (more) holidays, rooms for prayers, specific food in the staff canteen.

Literatur

- European Court of Justice, the cases "Samira Achbita" and "Asma Bougnaoui" (available on the internet).

- Labour Law in Austria (by Melzer-Azodanloo), chapters 1, 3 and 6, Kluwer Law Books, 2017, ISBN: 978-90-411-9218-9

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

(depending on number of participants)

Regular attendance; active in-class participation; presentation or written exam

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelorstudium Wirtschaft und Recht (SKZ: 519, Version: 12W.3)
    • Fach: Gebundenes Wahlfach III (Wahlfach)
      • Spezielle Themen des Wirtschaftsrechts ( 2.0h VO, VK, KU / 4.0 ECTS)
        • 618.377 Religion and Employment - Two Conflicting Aspects of Life? (2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 618.377 VO Religion and Employment - Two Conflicting Aspects of Life? (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 618.377 VO Religion and Employment - Two Conflicting Aspects of Life? (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)