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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