Health and Social Law

ldrop2133  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Health and Social Law
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Hausman Jean-Marc;
Main themes
The course covers the following topics in turn: 1. Employment contract and temporary incapacity (analysis of any incapacity with reference to the contract, definition, guaranteed salary, social security, etc.) 2. Incapacity for work and termination of contract (mechanisms to terminate a contract for incapacity or during incapacity - termination for incapacity lasting more than six months, force majeure, etc.) 3. Health protection at work (factors, international, European and Belgian standards, supervision of health matters, medical law principles applicable to the supervision of health matters at work). 4. Social security (general introduction, concepts and analysis of systems for sickness disability and occupational illness).

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To take this course, students should be conversant with the social law mechanisms applicable to health issues and be able to apply them in precise situations (prevention, suspension of contract, etc.). They should be able to develop a critical and constructive appraisal of matters relating to health at work and on the effectiveness and consistency of the systems applicable.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
* Powerpoint du cours magistral;
* textes législatifs et réglementaires dont la possession et l'utilisation à l'examen est expressément autorisées par le titulaire du cours ;
* décisions de jurisprudence identifiées par le titulaire du cours; 
* articles et contributions scientifiques identifiés par le titulaire du cours; 
* autres documents pertinents identifiés par le titulaire du cours. 
Teaching materials
  • Powerpoint du cours magistral (accessible sur la plate-forme Moodle)
  • Autres documents identifiés comme matière du cours par le titulaire du cours: articles et contributions scientifiques, décisions de jurisprudence, etc. (accessibles sur la plate-forme Moodle)
  • Textes législatifs et réglementaires dont la possession et l'utilisation sont expressément autorisées à l'examen (codes édités par des maisons d'édition, documents téléchargeables gratuitement (bases de données UCL, etc.)).
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Law