Company Law and Labour Law

05-318  Company Law and Labour Law

first cycle professional higher education study programme Management

Course Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Elizabeta Zirnstein, Assoc. Prof. Matjaž Nahtigal


Course purpose

  • The aim of the course is for students to obtain basic legal knowledge for setting up and managing companies and for managing employment relationships. Students are able to self-plan the establishment of the company, understand the labour law aspects of leadership and are able to use the basic institutes of Labour Law.

Content (Syllabus outline)

  • Introduction to Company Law: the origins and development, basic concepts, sources of company law.
  • Definition and classification of companies, statutory characteristics of companies.
  • Court register, business registry, e-vem, AJPES.
  • Entrepreneur and partnerships (private unlimited company, limited partnership): characteristics, registration, management, termination.
  • Forms of company capital (limited liability company, joint stock company): characteristics, registration, management, termination. One-tier and two-tier management of joint stock company. Workplace representation of employees.
  • Dissolution of companies: general on dissolution, common rules on insolvency procedure, competencies and responsibilities of corporate bodies.
  • Introduction to labour law: origins and development of labour law, basic concepts, sources of labour law. Difference between individual and collective labour relationships.
  • Regulation of individual employment relations: employment contracts, service contract. Atypical employment contracts.
  • Salary and other employment rights, employee and employer rights and responsibilities.
  • Protection of employee rights by employer and judicial protection. Termination of employment contract, regular and irregular dismissal.
  • Regulation of collective employment relations. Concluding and importance of collective agreements. History and role of trade unions: yesterday, today and tomorrow. Right to strike.

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