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27 May 2019 - 07 June 2019

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

27 May 2019 - 07 June 2019

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

Course Information

27 May 2019 - 07 June 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

Code: A9012036

French English

Enrolment deadline: 12 April 2019

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Description

Description

This course examines international labour standards as a resource for strengthening domestic case law on labour issues. It also provides materials and a methodology for promoting training in this field.

Target audience

Target audience

Judges, lawyers, legal educators, legal advisers to employers' or workers' organizations.

General objective

General objective

To equip law professionals with the knowledge that will enable them to use international labour law sources at national level.

Specific objectives

Specific objectives

  • To have an in-depth knowledge of the ILS system.
  • To be able to determine when and how domestic judges and lawyers can use international labour law to solve labour disputes.
  • To be able to use the analysis and pronouncements of the ILO’s supervisory bodies.
  • To be able to identify and make use of ILS in selected key areas, such as freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining, non-discrimination in employment and occupation, forced labour, child labour, occupational safety and health, termination of employment.
  • To be able to use the databases on ILS and on case law relying on them.

Content

Content

  • The ILS system: nature and main characteristics of ILS; the ILS procedures from elaboration and adoption to national application.
  • When and how domestic judges and lawyers can use international labour law.
  • The work of the ILO supervisory bodies and its relevance to domestic judges and lawyers.
  • The content of ILS in selected areas, such as freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, forced labour, child labour, equality in employment and occupation, occupational safety and health, termination of employment.
  • Databases on ILS and on case-law relying on them.

Methodology and materials

Methodology and materials

  • Training methods aim to take advantage of the participants’ high-level of competencies and experience. Considerable time is devoted to case studies, role-plays and group discussions.
  • The materials include a training manual and a compendium of court decisions from numerous jurisdictions around the world, which have relied on ILS.
  • Participants will have access to an online course platform including all training materials.

Resource persons

Resource persons

  • Experts from the International Labour Office and the ITCILO.
  • External lecturers.
  • Two members of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, one of the main ILO’s bodies supervising the application of ILS by member States.

Certificate of participation

Certificate of participation

A certificate will be awarded to participants having followed at least 80 per cent of the course.

Follow-up

Follow-up

As a follow-up to the course, participants will join an on-line Community of Practice – a network of law professionals who have attended the ITCILO courses on “International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators”.

Contact us

jurist@itcilo.org

Costs

Tuition cost: 3150

Subsistence cost: 1400

Total cost: 4550

 

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10127 Turin - Italy

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