Labor Economics and Industrial
Relations Department in University of Celal Bayar was opened in 2012. Manisa is
quite important city and area about education of economics and social issues
because it is selected as the best geographical location for investments of the
EU countries. And it is also important organized industrial zone in Turkey.
With the process of
industrialization, the labor market participation of the broad masses has led
the interest of the welfare society at the social policy and the service sector
including labor relations. The developments in industry and services sectors
have brought the relations of employee and employer relations and unionization
process. In 1990s, the process of globalization has increased interest of
information technology. Nowadays, people are cannot be seen as commodities. Due
to this development, many issues like unionization, social protection,
occupational health and safety, performance, motivation and working conditions
and peace become main issues and fields of "Labor Economics and Industrial
In our department, general
courses of faculty of economics and administrative sciences have been educated
in the first year and in the second year courses which are common of Economics,
Business Administration and Fınance Departments have been educated. With the
help of these lessons, our graduates can work same arenas of graduates of these
departments. Department based lessons related with the different are aspects of
social and economic life are educated in the last two years.
Our department serves a
four-year bachelor's degree.
In this context, department
courses related working life are Individual Labor Law, Social Security Law,
Unionism. Theoric courses that can provide foundation to other lessons are
Labor Economics, Social Policy, Industrial Democracy, Work Psychology and
Sociology. The other courses that can provide employment in the private and
public are Human Resource Management, EU Social Policy, Occupational Health and
Safety, Wage and Productivity Systems.