Maria do Rosário Palma Ramalho


Category: Professor

Fields of interest / research:
Labour Law
Civil Law (General Theory)
Direito Social da European Union
Law of Equality
Civil Service Law

Academic Degrees:
Bachelor of Law (1984), Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon);
Master’s in Legal Sciences (Labour Law) (1992), School of Law of Lisbon;
PhD in Legal Sciences (Labour Law) (2001), School of Law of Lisbon;
Aggregation in Legal Sciences (Labour Law) (2009), School of Law of Lisbon

Academic Research and Cooperation

Member of the following research centres and educational institutions:
Member of the Private Law Institute
Vice-Chairman of the Labour Law Institute

Member of the following international research projects:
Visiting Legal Advisor at the International Labour Organization and at the European Commission, coordinating and participating in various projects with an international/Community dimension in the fields of Labour Law, Social EU Law and Law of Equality.

Teaching or research duties in other institutions of higher education:
Professor at Lusíada University

Other Professional Activities:
Legal advisor
Chairman of the Portuguese Labour Law Association
Member of the European Network of Legal Experts in Gender Equlaity and Non-Discrimination of the European Commission

Key Publications:
Portuguese Labour Law and Industrial Relations during the Crisis –ILO GOVERNANCE, Working Paper No. 54, ILO, Geneva, 2013;

Tratado de Direito do Trabalho, Parte I – Dogmática Geral (3rd ed., 2012), Parte II – Situações Laborais Individuais (5th ed., 2014), Parte IIISituações Laborais Colectivas (2ª ed., 2015), ndCoimbra, Ed. Almedina;

Direito Social da União Europeia, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina, 2009;

Negociação Colectiva Atípica, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina, 2009;

Grupos Empresariais e Societários, Incidências Laborais, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina, 2008;

Perspectivas Metodológicas do Direito do Trabalho, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina, 2005;

Estudos de Direito do Trabalho, I, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina, 2003;

Da Autonomia Dogmática do Direito do Trabalho, 2001, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina;

Lei da Greve Anotada, Lisbon, Ed. Lex, 1994;

Do Fundamento do Poder Disciplinar Laboral, 1993, Coimbra, Ed. Almedina

Current Teaching Duties at FDUL:

Lecturer of the following courses of the Bachelor’s programme:

General Theory of Civil Law I (class B)
General Theory of Civil Law II (class B)
Labour Law I (Evening class)
Labour Law II (Evening class)

Lecturer of the following courses of the Research-focused Master’s programme:

Labour Law I
Labour Law II

Lecturer of the following courses of the PhD programme:

Labour Law I
Labour Law II

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