The purpose of the module:
The module gives students basic knowledge and skills needed for practical application of legal norms in the field of commercial activities, labor law, emphasizing the bilateral legal relationship of employee and employer, the creation of social dialogue and settlement of disputes, as well as the use of normative acts in the sphere of environmental protection in enterprises. In the frames of the learning process, the basic institutions of commercial law are studied – an entrepreneur and commercial activities, the commercial register, a company, a subsidiary, a firm, the certain kinds of commercial representation, commercial transactions, and its legal regulation. Students master the legal regulation of labor relations, including the regulatory framework that governs contractual relations of an employee and employer, as well as the relationships that are closely connected to labor relations.
In the frames of the learning process, it is emphasized how the Latvian state policy in the field of labor protection is based on the priorities of health and safety of workers, thereby increasing the significance of the health preservation, improvement of working conditions, as well as the creation of a positive psychological climate in the workplace. This regulation is essential to accelerate economic and social progress in the country, as well as to regulate the business environment. It is connected with the requirements of effective labor protections, the state employment policy, and the business environment.