Law in Management

Labour and social rights Employment contracts; the definition of a worker; blue-collar workers and white-collar employees; freelance service contracts; pseudo-freelance contracts; employee-like entities; the formulation of an employment contract and its justification Operating and company organization law; the forms of collective rights (collective agreements, operating agreements, forms of substitution) Terminating the employment contract, protection against dismissal Claims at contract termination (severance package, non-competition clause, reimbursement of training expenses, etc.) In addition: selected issues of social welfare security (insurance, paid sick leave, disability pension, employer liability privilege, disability, pension scheme) Taxation Income tax, capital gains tax, corporate tax, sales tax, international tax law, the basic principles of customs and excise

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Arbeits- und Sozialrecht: Pacic, Arbeits- und Sozialrecht, NWV; Kodex Arbeitsrecht, current edition Steuerrecht: Doralt, Steuerrecht, current edition, Manz Kodex Steuerrecht, current edition

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures and case studies

Assessment methods and criteria

70% written exam, 30% permanent assessment

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transportmanagement (Master)

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

4.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the completion of the course, the graduates are expected to be competent to carry out the following: interpret the basic principles of the Austrian tax law, independently evaluate various tax issues, review the basic correlations of labour and social legislations, evaluate everyday labour law problems without legal counselling, and - where necessary in a corporate environment - make human resources decisions, as well as confidently and effectively communicate with legal consultants about complex questions on tax and labour laws.

Course code

0392-14-01-BB-DE-14