Legal Aspects of Managing People

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Course Code PHRM52073

Title Legal Aspects of Managing People

Learning outcome On completion of this course unit students will be able to

(a) Understand the importance of labour rules and procedures related to HRM.  (b) Gain knowledge and understanding about the laws related to labour and industry and also (c) To apply different labour rules and regulations in resolving practical labour issues.

Content History of Industrial Relations, Contract of Employment, Type of Employment, Industrial Dispute Act, (Conciliation, Arbitration,

Industrial Disputes; Labour Tribunals, Labour Court, Collective Agreements, Rules of Law and Natural Justice, Shop and Office Employees Act, Employment Security; Payment of Gratuity Act, Wages Boards Ordinance, Employees’ Provident  Fund, Employees Trust Fund, Trade Unions Ordinance, Industrial Relation; Trade Union Activities, Domestic Disciplinary Inquiry, Termination of Employment of Workmen Act, Social Welfare; Maternity Benefits Ordinance, Factory Ordinance, Employment of Women, Young Persons And Children Act, Workmen’s Compensation Ordinance, Foreign Employment Act, International Labour Standards

 

Methodology: Lectures, Discussions, Presentations, Case Studies and Tutorials

Assessment End semester examination - 60%, Assignments – 40%, One of the assignments may sometimes be replaced by a mini test or a presentation

Recommended readings:

  1. De Silva S.R. (1998) “Essays on Law, Management, and Industrial Relations”, The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon.
  2. Jayawardane V. K.  (1972) “The Rise of the Labour Movements in Ceylon”, Duke University Press, North Carolina, USA.
  3. “Understanding Labour Law” (2002)” Ministry of Employment and Labour, Sri Lanka.
  4. Kariyawasam U.  (2002) “ Labour Laws and Procedures “, Chandrakanthi Press International,  Sri Lanka.
  5. Ordinance and Acts related to relevant topics
  6. Sri Lanka Labour gazette
  7. World Employment Reports (Various),ILO Geneva
  8. Schregle J.C.(1982) “negotiation development-labour relations in south Asia”, ILO, Geneva

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