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

 on 15 and 16 February 2019 simultaneous translation German-English-German   NEW FORMS OF LABOUR AND NEW STRUCTURES OF ENTERPRISES – challenges for labour law Frankfurt/M., IG Metall Headquarter, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str- 79 download programme in English/ Programm auf deutsch als PDF-Datei herunterladen *****              Description of the Conference Following conferences in Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Florence … 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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World’s first collective agreement between platform company and trade union in Denmark

The collective bargaining contract between UNI’s Danish affiliate 3F and Hilfr is unprecedented insofar as it treats self-employed contractors as workers. The 12 month pilot agreement came into effect on 1 August 2018. There are around 450 workers on Hilfr.dk, a website platform providing cleaning services for around 1,700 customers across Denmark. Key points of  the collective agreement: A minimum … 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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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

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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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