Business Trip Versus Posting Workers – Central-Eastern Europe Way To Conquer The Single Market Or Just A Misunderstanding?

Michał Szypniewski, Junior Researcher at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk; lawyer at Rycak Labour Law Office in Warsaw November 2018 Download the Contribution Posted workers play a crucial role in the development of the internal market of services. It hardly needs to be stressed that posting of workers is an example of a form of temporary labour migration, … Read More

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Dutch Court: Deliveroo-Rider Is A Self-Employed Worker

Mr. Samiha Said, Lecturer and PhD Candidate in Labour Law at Tilburg Law School. November 2018 Download the Contribution On the 23rd of July 2018, the first Dutch Deliveroo-case was published. The Dutch district court ruled that Deliveroo-rider Sytze Ferwerda is a self-employed worker, and not an employee.  Legal framework: the employee and the self-employed worker in Dutch labour law  In … Read More

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The First Italian Case On The Application Of Directive 2000/78/EC For Discrimination On The Grounds Of Sexual Orientation Reaches The European Court Of Justice.

Federico Micheli, Ph.D. candidate in Labour Law, University of Brescia, Attorney at Law November 2018 Download the Contribution Last July, the Italian Court of Cassation requested a preliminary ruling to the ECJ on the application of the Directive 2000/78/CE for a case of discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation and access to work. Since the Directive entered into force eighteen … Read More

Admin ELWThe First Italian Case On The Application Of Directive 2000/78/EC For Discrimination On The Grounds Of Sexual Orientation Reaches The European Court Of Justice.

Journalists And Working Poor In Italy: A Practical Example Of New-Mutualism As A Tool To Contrast Precariousness

Matteo Avogaro, Ph.D. candidate in Labour Law, University of Milan. November 2018 Download the Contribution Italy is one of the main European countries that assisted, in last decade, to a fast deterioration of journalists’ working conditions. With reference to above, 2009 was the year in which the number of reporters ascribable to the field of autonomous work overcame the amount of … Read More

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The Bekaert Case: a Story of Delocalization, Struggle and Legal Remedies in the Italian Industrial Province

Giulia Frosecchi, Ph.D. candidate in Labour Law, University of Trento. November 2018 Download the Contribution The Bekaert bubble exploded on 22nd June 2013, in the – less and less – industrial district of Figline Valdarno, a small town in the Florence province (Italy). On that day, 318 employees, most of which breadwinners of families with substantial bank loans, received an … Read More

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The First Italian Decision on the Status of Gig Workers Denies Reclassification

Gionata Cavallini, Ph.D. candidate in Labour Law, University of Milan, Attorney at Law in Milan.  November 2018 Download the Contribution 1. The Foodora case. A couple of years ago, in October 2016, the German food delivery platform Foodora was at the centre of a perfect storm in Italy. After Foodora decided to change the payment scheme, shifting from a gross 5,60 Euros … Read More

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The Social Campaign of Melegatti: an Example of Prosumerism?

Matteo Avogaro, Ph.D. candidate in Labour Law, University of Milan. March 2018,  Download the Contribution. Melegatti – a well-known Italian company, with its headquarters in Verona and active for more than a century in the confectionery sector – fell in a deep financial crisis during the 2017. In particular, several wrong investments have driven the company one step away from … Read More

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The Social Pillar and its Implementation – Is a More Social Europe with Less Burdens on Employers Really Possible?

Silvia Rainone, PhD Candidate in Labour Law and Social Policy at Tilburg Law School. March 2018, Download the Contribution. A few months ago the Pillar of Social Rights was adopted and its implementation process was started. As the Pillar represents the backbone of the Commission’s Social Agenda, a closer look might provide interesting insights on the future of the social … Read More

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The Revision of the Posted Workers Directive: towards a full level playing field?

Robert van der Vlies, LLM & MSc Candidate at Tilburg University.  Extract from draft paper, please do not circulate. March 2018,  Download the Contribution. 1. Introduction  The free provision of services recognises the right for companies, established in one Member State, to provide services in the territory of another Member State.[1] While exercising this economic right, businesses may send their … Read More

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Legislative proposal on the expansion of birth leave for fathers in the Netherlands

Mr. Samiha Said, Lecturer and PhD Candidate in Labour Law at Tilburg Law School. March 2018 Download the Contribution. In February 2018, the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs and Employment (Wouter Koolmees) submitted a draft-proposal for the expansion of birth leave for fathers (‘Wet Invoering Extra Geboorteverlof’). At the moment, fathers are entitled to two days of paid leave, and … Read More

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