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LAW 303 Labour Law : Reading list

LAW 303 Labour Law

Department: Bachelor of Law

Module Description: The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding of the relevant laws and regulations in the UAE applicable to employment including the rights and obligations of employers and employees and to familiarize them with international labour standards. The module covers the development and sources of labour law in UAE, working conditions, Emiratisation legislations, international labour standards and resolution of employment disputes.

Module texts

The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law prepared purposefully for this particular module.

  • Sara Kohja and Sarit Thomas, Labour and Employment Compliance in the United Arab Emirates 4th ed. (Wolters Kluwer, 2017)

  • Abdel Latif Jumah, UAE Labour Law 5th ed. (2018-2019) (Legal Guide for Publishing Co. LLC, 2019)

  • Georgia Daleure, Emiratisation in the UAE Labour Market: Opportunities and Challenges (Springer, 2016)

  • Jean-Michel Servais, International Labor Law 5th ed. (Wolters Kluwer, 2017)

Recommended readings

  • Ibp Usa, Middle East and Arabic Countries Labour Law handbook: Strategic Information, Laws in Selected Countries 8th ed. (International Business Publications, 2018)

  • Sara Kohja and Sarit Thomas, Labour and Employment Compliance in the United Arab Emirates 4th ed. (Wolters Kluwer, 2017)

  • David Ziskind, Labour Laws in the Middle East: Traditions in Transit (Litlaw Foundation, 1990)

  • James Atleson, Lance Compa, Kerry Rittich, Calvin W. Sharpe and Marley S. Weiss, International Labour Law: Cases and Materials on Workers’ Rights in the Globalised Economy (west Academy Publishing, 2008)

  • Joanne Conaghan, Richard M. Fischl and Karl Klare (eds), Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities (Oxford University Press, 2002)

  • Frank Hendrickx, Jan Pichrt and Kristina Koldinska, Labour Law and Social Protection in a Globalised World: Changing Realities in Selected Areas of Law and Policy (Wolters Kluwer, 2018)

  • Hugh Collins, Gillian Lester and Virginia Mantouvalon (eds), Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law (Oxford University Press, 2019)

  • Pawan Budhwar and Kamel Mellahi (eds), Managing Human Resources in the Middle East (Routledge, 2006)

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