European Labour Law Conference – New forms of labour and new structures of enterprises – challenges for labour law

European Labour Law Conference (save the date – register now) Frankfurt/M. , IG Metall Headquarter, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str- 79, Germany Friday, 15 February 2019, 14h00 – 18h30 Saturday, 16 February 2019, 09h30 – 13h00 Simultaneous translation: English-German-English Programme / Programm auf Deutsch Friday, 15 February 2019, 14h00 to 18h30 (registration starts at 13h30) Welcome and opening: ELW-Network, ELDH IG Metall: Boris Karthaus, IG … 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 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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An Italian Judgment on Ryanair anti-union behaviour

Giulia Frosecchi, PhD Candidate in International Studies, University of Trento. March 2018, Download the Contribution. In several occasions, the Italian Courts have dealt with cases concerning Ryanair employment relationships; especially, they have widely addressed the issue of the applicable law for social security provision for workers. The legal uncertainties that had triggered such trials have been solved by the legal … Read More

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Pushing the Boundaries: How the Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL) Innovated its Strategies for Representing Amazon Workers

Marta D’Onofrio, Graduate Research Fellow at University of Eastern Piedmont. March 2018, Download the Contribution. Amazon, the leading company in the e-commerce sector, is an interesting case study to show how industrial relations, together with its fundamental institutions, are daily challenged by the decisions made within giant corporations. The main problem lies in the fact that the asymmetry in power … Read More

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IN DEFENSE OF THE 300 PROSECUTED FOR GOING ON STRIKE IN SPAIN FOR THE REPEAL OF ARTICLE 315.3 OF THE PENAL CODE COMMUNIQUÉ

International Commission IN DEFENSE OF THE 300 PROSECUTED FOR GOING ON STRIKE IN SPAIN FOR THE REPEAL OF ARTICLE 315.3 OF THE PENAL CODE COMMUNIQUÉ 18 May 2017 TO THE UNION ORGANISATIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR MOVEMENT THAT HAVE SHOWN THEIR SOLIDARITY WITH THE 300 PROSECUTED FOR GOING ON STRIKE IN SPAIN The trial of Rubén Ránz and José Manuel … Read More

ELWofficeIN DEFENSE OF THE 300 PROSECUTED FOR GOING ON STRIKE IN SPAIN FOR THE REPEAL OF ARTICLE 315.3 OF THE PENAL CODE COMMUNIQUÉ