Conference Report – Rethinking labour law in the digitalisation era – 15 and 16 October 2020

On 15 and 16 October 2020 a very well attended video conference with about 650 registrations was organised by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the European Lawyers for Workers (ELW) Network and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), with the support of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH). Simultaneous translation was provided with English, … Read More

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EU COMPANY LAW, ARTIFICIAL CORPORATE ENTITIES AND SOCIAL POLICY

Letterbox companies are an increasing phenomenon of major concern for the European trade union movement. Such artificial business constructions allow for their domiciliation in a tax friendly country, while performing commercial activities in other countries. The main objective is to minimize tax liability. Not only do letterbox companies represent a real danger to public finances, they constitute a direct threat … Read More

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Re-Thinking Labour Law in the Digitalisation Era

Register now: European conference organized by ETUI, ELW and ETUC, with the support of ELDH 15 and 16 October 2020 Conference organised by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the European Lawyers for Workers (ELW) Network and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), with the support of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH) The conference … Read More

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European lawyers’ declaration on May Day: Anti Covid-19 policies threaten workers’ rights

The Covid-19 pandemic policies of European governments have dramatic consequences, especially for workers, the self-employed and small businesses In many sectors of the economy, workers are most at risk to their health, especially in the health and care sector, public transport sector, and retail trade and delivery services sector. Occupational health and safety regulations, which are already wholly inadequate in … Read More

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“FairTube”: IG Metall and Youtubers Union launch joint initiative

Frankfurt am Main, 22. July 2019 Effort aims to improve fairness and transparency for video creators working on online platforms IG Metall, the largest trade union in Europe, and the Youtubers Union, an association of online video creators, announced today a joint initiative to improve the working conditions of YouTubers who earn income, or aim to, from the videos they … Read More

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Freedom of association of trade unions in modern Russia: practice and challenges.

Julia Ostrovskaya is a lawyer and master of political science. PhD student, Department of theory and history of State and Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow). Program Director at Center for Social and Labor Rights. Center for Social and Labor Rights (CSLR) is a Russian non-profit NGO for promotion, compliance and protection of social and labour rights. … Read More

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European Labour Law Conference – 15 and 16 February 2019 – Documentation

Documentation of the European Labour Law Conference New forms of labour and new structures of enterprises – challenges for labour law, 15 and 16 February 2019 Frankfurt/M., IG Metall Headquarter, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str- 79 • Friday, 15 February 2019, 13h30 – 18h30 and • Saturday, 16 February 2019, 09h00 – 13h00 At the conference participated labour law experts  from 14 European countries … Read More

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The European Pillar of Social Rights Is One Year Old. Which Implications for EU Labour Law?

Silvia Rainone, PhD Candidate in European Labour Law, Tilburg Law School November 2018 Download the Contribution On the 17th November 2017 the European Pillar of Social Right (EPSR) was officially adopted through an interinstitutional proclamation. Is this first birthday of the Pillar something to be celebrated? In other words, has the proclamation of the Pillar provided the EU with an effective opportunity … Read More

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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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