Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Professional degree course) Division of Law School Program for Law Practice Professionals
Lecture Code PA344513 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 労働法2
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ロウドウホウ2
Subject Name in
English
Labor law 2
Instructor YAMAKAWA KAZUYOSHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヤマカワ カズヨシ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds5-6
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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1 Handouts including textbooks are provided. Based on them, we will conduct lectures.|2 Instructions on preparation will be given. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Elective subject 【d Development / Advanced subjects】 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
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Class Objectives
/Class Outline
【Goal】
1 Understand the purpose and content of the legal system concerning collective labor relations law.
2 Be aware of legal disputes in this area, and have the power to understand what matters.
3 Based on the above, acquire the thinking power necessary for conflict resolution.
【Overview】
The legal system and the legal system, focusing on the collective labor relations law (Article 28 of the Constitution, the labor union law, the labor relations adjustment law, etc.) targeting those who have acquired basic legal thinking in the field of labor law To acquire knowledge of precedents, understand the causes of legal disputes, their problems and the way of solution, and acquire the ability to solve basic legal disputes in the field of labor law To aim. As specific contents, we deal with parties (workers, employers, labor unions), collective bargaining, collective agreements, collective actions (contests, union activities), unfair labor action relief systems, etc. in the collective labor law. It also deals with issues pertaining to individual labor relations laws that were not dealt with in Labor Law 1 (e.g., employment equality, non-regular employment law policies, etc.).
 
Class Schedule 1 Guarantee of workers' human rights Equal employment
      :Labor Charter Equal Treatment (Labor Standard 3)

2 Employment equality (continued)
      : Equal pay for men and women (Labor Standard 4), Equality Act, Maternity Harassment

3 Non-regular employment
       :Part-time balanced/equal treatment (part-time fixed-term 8/9) fixed-term employment worker dispatch

4 Non-regular employment (continued)
       :Part-time balanced/equal treatment (part-time fixed-term 8/9) fixed-term employment worker dispatch

5 Mid-term exam (mini test) ① (Implementation times may vary. We will inform you in advance.)

6 Ensuring the safety and health of workers
      : Health and safety, accident compensation under the Labor Standards Act, industrial accident insurance

7 The three rights of labor, the concept and requirements of labor unions
      :Law-compliant union Workers under the Labor Union Law

8 The organization and operation of labor unions
      :Freedom to withdraw Union shop Convenience provided Union members' obligation to cooperate

9 Collective bargaining
      :Obligatory collective bargaining matters Good faith negotiation Remedy for refusal of collective bargaining

10 Mid-term exam (mini test) ② (Implementation times may change. We will inform you in advance.)

11 Labor agreement
       : Normative effect Disadvantageous change Extended application

12 Collective action
      : industrial action union activity industrial action and wages employer's counter-dispute action

13 Collective action (continued)
      : industrial action union activity industrial action and wages employer's counter-dispute action

14 Unfair Labor Practices
      :Purpose of Remedies for Unfair Labor Practices Unfair Treatment Control Intervention Remedies and their Limits

15 Unfair Labor Practices (Continued)
      :Purpose of Remedies for Unfair Labor Practices Unfair Treatment Control Intervention Remedies and their Limits

16 Final exam

* Colons (:) below are specific themes. center on these.
* See the TKC system for lecture dates.

Two midterm exams (mini tests) will be held during the lecture time. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Textbook: Mizumachi Yuichiro, "Labor Act (9th edition)", (Yuhikaku, To be published in Feb 2022)|"100 Examples of Labor Act (10th edition)" |Reference books will be introduced later. Also, handouts will be given as needed. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
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Requirements  
Grading Method Mid-term exam (mini test) 30% (15% x 2) + final exam 60% + normal score (about assignment preparation status and answers to questions during lectures): 10%
* A midterm exam (mini test) will be held during the lecture. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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