Documentation of the European Labour Law conference – SOCIAL DUMPING AND RECENT CHALLENGES FOR LABOUR LAW IN EUROPE REGAINING THE INITIATIVE

European Labour Law Conference – Florence, 12- 13 May, 2017

Pictures taken at the conference

Video recording of most of the speeches held at the conference

ELW Press Release

The speakers and their papers as far as available (below)

Friday, 12 May 2017

13h30 until 14h00: Registration and welcome coffee/tea

14h00 – 18h30 

Welcome speeches

Professor Dr. Antonio Loffredo, University of Siena

Fausto Durante – Head of European and International policies CGIL

Michael Schubert – lawyer, Freiburg, ELW-Network

COLLECTIVE RIGHTS – RECENT CHALLENGES

Chair:  Thomas Schmidt - lawyer, Secretary General ELDH, Dusseldorf

The right to strike and atypical worker / new forms of work (Prof. Dr. A.T.J.M. Antoine Jacobs, Tilburg University) Jacobs – speech – EN

Criminalisation of trade unionists (Professor Dr. Antonio Baylos Grau, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)
Baylos – abstract -IT, Baylos – abstract – EN

The case of Uber (Dr. Valerio De Stefano, Bocconi University, Milan)

coffee/tea break

SOCIAL DUMPING

Chair: Silvia Rainone - PhD candidate, Tilburg University

Social dumping and posting of workers (Professor Dr. Giovanni Orlandini University of Siena)
Orlandini – speech – ITORLANDINI speech – EN

Social dumping and abusive practices in the transport sector: the crucial role of letterbox companies (Professor Dr. Mijke S. Houwerzijl, Tilburg University)
Houwerzijl – speech EN

 

 

Saturday, 13 May, 09h00 – 13h00

08:45 Welcome coffee/tea

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND SOCIAL RIGHTS IN THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION

Chair: Dr. Jan Buelens – lawyer, Brussels

Public procurement and social clauses – an overview within the EU-genesis (Dr. Jan M. B. Cremers, Senior Researcher at Tilburg University and AIAS Amsterdam)
Cremers – speech – EN

Public procurement and health and safety regulations as social clauses – the Munich airport example (Dr. Rüdiger Helm, lawyer, Munich/Capetown)
Helm – Speech

Jurisdiction of the ECJ and the ECtHR supporting shelter by labour law, directives and human rights – an overview

(Rudolf Buschman, Center for legal appeals and European law of the DGB, University of Kassel)
Buschmann – paper – EN, Buschmann – paper – DE

Short break

Panel – Conclusions for trade unions and labour lawyers – regaining the initiative:

Chair: Professor Dr. Antonio Loffredo, University of Siena

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Däubler, University of Bremen, Reconstruction instead of deregulation in Greece ! – the recommendations  of the Expert Group  for the review of Greek labour market institutions
Daeubler – speech – DE

John Hendy QC, barrister, Chairman of the Institute of Employment Rights (IER), London, A Manifesto for Labour Law: towards a comprehensive revision of workers’ rights
Hendy – speech – EN

Esther Lynch, Confederal Secretary of ETUC (European Trade Union Confederation),  Brussels/Dublin, The so called “social pillar” of the EU Commission Lynch - 

Professor Dr. Andrea Lassandari (University of Bologna), La Carta dei diritti universali del lavoro

Conclusions

Susanna Camusso, Secretary General of CGIL

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