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Conference Program

 

Sunday, June 23

12:00 - 15:30 Registration

13:30 - 15:00 LLRN Advisory Committee Meeting,

15:30 - 18:00 Opening ceremony including presentation of Bob Hepple Award for Distinguished Achievements in Labour Law

Plenary Panel:

Cross-cutting trends for a global discussion on labour law: legal, historical, political, cultural and economic contingencies

Chair: Pablo Arellano, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile

Speakers:

Sean Cooney, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne

Ana Virgina Moreira Gomes, Universidade de Fortaleza, Brazil.

Guy Mundlak, Tel Aviv Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv, Israel

Ann Numhauser-Henning, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden

18:00 - 19:30 Reception

Monday, June 24

9:00 - 13:00 Registration

9:00 - 10:30 9 Parallel Panels

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 9 Parallel Panels

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:00 9 Parallel Panels

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00 9 Parallel Panels

17:00 - 18:30 9 Parallel Panels

18:30 Reception

Tuesday, June 25

9:00 - 10:30 8 Parallel Panels

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 8 Parallel Panels

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:00 8 Parallel Panels

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00 8 Parallel Panels

17:00 - 18:30 7 Parallel Panels

18:30 Reception

 

 

Monday 9:00 – 10:30

• Journal Editors Meet Authors

Room: Salón de honor.

Facilitator: Guy Mundlak

Comparative Labour Law and Policy Journal - Kevin Banks

European Labour Law Journal - Frank Hendrickx

Industrial Law Journal – Tonia Novitz

International Journal of Comparative Labour Law – Guy Davidov

International Labour Review – Guy Mundlak

• Round Table: What is a Strike? Definition and Challenges of An ‘Old’ Right in a Futuristic World

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair and moderator: Andreas Inghammar, Associate Professor of Business Law and Prefect of the Department.

Discussant 1: Federico Fusco, Post Doc Fellow in Labour Law, Department of Business Law, School of Economic and Management, Lund University, Sweden.

Discussant 2: Eduardo Pragmácio Filho, Professor of Labour Law, Farias Brito University Center, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Discussant 3: Adriana Topo, Professor of Labour Law, Department of Private law and Critical Legal Studies, Law School, University of Padova, Italy.

Discussant 4: Sophal Chea, Team Leader of Assessment of ILO Better Factories Cambodia, PhD Candidate at Pannasastra University of Cambodia.

Discussant 5: Kirsten Hanna Eiser, Partner of Webber Wentzel Attorneys Johannesburg, South Africa.

• Discrimination and Gender Equality  

Room: Emilio Tagle

Reclaiming ‘Work-life Balance’: The Analyses of Work-life Balance Measures Through the Lens of Intersectionality: Elisa Chieregato, PhD Candidate, University of Verona, Italy.

Paternity Leave: Distribution of Social and Economic Costs, and their Repercussions on Gender Equality: Josep Fargas and Eusebi Colàs-Neila, Assistant Professors, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain.

The Bonus per Child of the Chilean Pension System (from a Gender Perspective), Dagmar Salazar Mesa, professor of Law and Gender, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

The Future of Indirect Unfair Discrimination as Part of South African Anti-Discrimination Employment Law: A Comparative Study, Elsabé Huysamen, University of the Western Cape, South Africa.

• Workplace, Health and Safety

Room: 3-21

Who Protects Workers’ Safety and Health in Middle Income Countries? A Comparative Analysis of the OSH Regulatory Landscape and the Limitations of National Legislation: Julia Lear, Labour Law Specialist, Labour Law Reform Unit, Governance and Tripartism Department, International Labour Organization.

Working Time vs. Work Value, Sandra Flávia Correia Batista Tavares, Assistant Professor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Protecting Privacy at Workwith OSH Means: A Legal Challenge, Elena Sychenko, Seio Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Saint-Petersburg; Loic Lerouge, Research Fellow at CNRS, University CNRS-University of Bordeaux.

From Safety to Wellbeing: Which Paths to Follow? Gian Guido Balandi and Stefania Buoso, Department of Law, University of Ferrara, Italy.

• Leveraging Social Protection and Voice

Room: 3-22

Beyond Neo-Liberalism at EU level? The Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions, Precariousness and Protective Gaps: Ioannis Katsaroumpas, Lecturer in Employment Law, University of Sussex,  and Aristea Koukiadaki, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

Last call for Social Europe? A Legal Analysis of the European Pillar of Social Rights, Matteo Borzaga, University of Trento, and Maurizio Falsone, University of Genova.

In-Work Poverty in Europe: An Analysis of the Measures to Cope with the Phenomenon, Leonardo Battista, PhD Candidate, University of Bologna, Italy.

Discussant: Rafael Encinas de Munagorri, Université de Nantes, France.

• Human Rights, Social Security and Labour Law

Room: 3-14

Human Rights and the Personal Scope of Labour Law, Joe Atkinson, University of Sheffield.

From Labour Law to Human Rights Law: Problems and Prospects of New Ways of Visualising Labour Protection, Amita Punj, National Law University, Delhi, India.

Automatic Adaptation Systems in Labour Law and Social Security, Alexandre de le Court, Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona, Consolidated Research Group on Labour Law and Social Security (greDTiSS).

Access to Justice Regarding Labour Disputes for Employees in International Organizations, Frederick De Cock, Research Assistant, Hasselt University, Belgium.

The Paradox of Medical Workers Right to Strike and the Preservation of Right to life, Abibu, Akinyemi Akintunde and Adeolu Raphael Olukayode, The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria.

• International Labour Organisation Standards

Room: 3-18

The ILO Labour Standards and The Governance Of Global Production Networks: The Social Sustainability’s Approach, Sergio Canalda Criado, Profesor Derecho Del Trabajo Y De La Seguridad Social, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

Labour Standards: Within the Ilo, The Wto Or Both? Dr. Aneta Tyc, University Of Lodz.

Are the EU And ILO Approaches Effective On Remedies For Employment Discrimination At The Hiring Stage? A Lesson For The Eu Associated Country, Zakaria Shvelidze, Adjunct Professor, Tbilisi State University, Law Faculty, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Labour Categories in The Narrative Of The World Trade Organization, Natalia Delgado, Lecturer In Employment Law, University Of Southampton / University Of London, Birkbeck College, United Kingdom.

The ILO Convention 189 On Decent Work for Domestic Workers as A Mobilisation And Law Reform Tool, Vera Pavlou, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

• Perspectives on Regulation of Precarious Work

Room: 3-12

The Role, Legal Regulation and Recognition Of Unpaid Labour And Care Work: Some General Thoughts And The Case of Russia, Elena Gerasimova, Decent Work and International Labour Standards Specialist, ILO, CO Suva.

The Netherlands As Social Dumping Ground Of EU Migrant Workers: A Case Study, Anke van der Hoeven, Leiden University, Netherlands.

Regulating Aged Workers in Japan: What is the Role of Labour Law?, Matt Nichol and Elisa Solomon, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University.

Developing country perspectives on international labour and social security standards: A critique, Marius Olivier, University of Western Australia; Northwest University, South Africa; Ockert Dupper, Global Programme Manager, Vision Zero Fund, ILO and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

• Historical Contingency in Labour Law

Room: 1-36

Then and Now: Freedom and Coercion at Work through the lens of British Colonial Administration, Kerry Rittich, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada.

The Duty to Work in Action, Republican Theory and the Construction of a Human Rights Based Framework, Anja Eleveld, Assistant Professor, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam.

The Mirror Effect Did Not Occur. An Attempt to Transfer EU Labour Standards to Post-Communist Member States: The Case of Poland, Barbara Surdykowska, National Commission of NSZZ Solidarnosc, Poland.

Decolonial thinking and Brazilian Labor Law: contemporary intersectional subjections, Daniela Muradas Antunes, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, and Flávia Souza Máximo Pereira, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil.

Monday 11:00 – 12:30

• Civil Rights, Queer Critique and Feminist Perspectives

Room: Salón de Honor

Labor Lawyers and Labor and Civil Rights Activism in the United States, 1950-1968; Catherine L Fisk,  Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Law, United States of America.

Unionism and Feminism: A Necessary Confluence: Daniela Marzi Muñoz, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile.

On Bodies, Work, Precarity and Performativity: First Notes Wowards a Queer Critique of Labour law, Flávio Malta Fleury, Marcelo Maciel Ramos and Pedro Augusto Gravatá Nicoli, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Care and Labour Law: Struggles and Perspectives of Feminist Movements and Domestic workers’ unions in Brazil, Regina Stela Corrêa Vieira, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Discussant: Ann C. Mcginley, William S. Boyd Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School Of Law, United States.

• The Goals of Labour Law: New Theoretical Perspectives and Normative Challenges

Room: Quinto Centenario.

Chair: Gillian Lester, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, USA.

Speaker 1: Alan Bogg, Professor of Labour Law, University of Bristol Law School, UK “Human Dignity as a Normative Foundation for Labour Law”.

Speaker 2: Cynthia Estlund, Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, USA “How Automation Might Recast the Goals of Labor Law”.

Speaker 3: Brishen Rogers, Associate Professor Temple University School of Law, USA “Technological Change and Workplace Republicanism”.

Speaker 4: Guy Davidov, Elias Lieberman Professor of Labour Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel “Paternalism in Labour Law”.

• The Role of Social Partners in the Welfare State

Room: Emilio Tagle

Chair: Petra Herzfeld Olsson, Associate Professor, Stockholm University, Sweden .

Speaker 1: Dagmar Schiek, Professor Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland “Collective Bargaining and New Challenges for Social Security – A Supranational Perspective”.

Speaker 2: Caroline Johansson, Lecturer, Uppsala University, Sweden: “Private, collective solutions in the Swedish Welfare State”.

Speaker 3: Lilach Lurie, lecturer, Tel- Aviv University, and Pnina Alon-Shenker, associate professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, “Do TradeUnions Promote Age-Diversity and intergenerational”.

Discussant: Tonia Novitz, Professor Bristol University, United Kingdom.

• Ageing Workers in the Netherlands: Challenges and Opportunities in Comparative Perspective

Room: 3-21

Co-chairs: Guus Heerma van Voss and Beryl ter Haar, Leiden University, Netherlands.

Speaker 1: Frank Hendrickx, University of Leuven, Belgium.

Speaker 2: Yan Dong, Vice Dean Beijing Foreign Studies University Law School, China.

Speaker 3: Monika Schlachter, University of Trier, Germany.

Speaker 4: Nikita Lyutov, Kutafin University Moscow, Russia.

Speaker 5: Paul Smit, North-West University, South-Africa.

Speaker 6: Miguel Canessa Montejo, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Perú.

Speaker 7: Alan Hyde, Rutgers University, United States.

• Minimum Wage Setting

Room: 3-22

Chair: Jérôme Porta, COMPTRASEC UMR 5114 – Université de Bordeaux

Speaker 1: Jérôme Porta, Comptrasec UMR 5114 – Université de Bordeaux – France “The Ideas of Minimum Wages in the Context of Globalisation and Regionalisation of Labour Law”.

Speaker 2: Roberto Fragale, Professor, Universidade Federal Fluminense “National Debates in Brazil on the Formula for Setting Minimum Wage. Economic Criteria and Political Justifications”.

Speaker 3: Vincenzo Pietrogiovanni, Senior Lecturer, Linnaeus University – Sweden “Wage Setting and Collective Autonomy: The Cases of Italy and Sweden”.

Discussant: Roberto Fragale, Professor Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.

• Labor Disputes in China from Fundamental Labor Rights Perspective

Room:3-14

Chair: Attila Kun, assistant professor, head of Department of Labour Law and Social Security, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Budapest.

Speaker 1: Dr Dong Yan, Associate, Professor/Vice-Dean School of Law, Beijing Foreign Studies University “The status and challenges of Chinese labor disputes settlement system”.

Speaker 2: Piotr Grzebyk, assistant professor, Head of the Polish Research Centre for Law and Economy of China, Head of the School of Law and Economy of China, University of Warsaw, Polish Research Centre for Law and Economy of China.

• Multinationals and Multilaterals: Corporate Social Responsibility For Labour Standards

Room: 3-18

The Evolving Nature of International CSR Instruments: Labour Rights Protection under the Dutch Sectoral Agreements on Responsible Business Conduct, Sebastiaan Rombouts, Tilburg University.

Adapting Labour Law to Multilateral Organisational Settings of the Enterprise: Why Re-Thinking the Concept of the Employer is not Enough, Giovanni Gaudio, Bocconi University, Milan

How Multinationals Incorporate Employee Representations into their Own Management Strategies: Unfulfilled Dream of European Works Councils, Slawomir Adamczyk, National Commission of NSZZ Solidarnosc.

The Case Erzberger v TUI AG: A Dead-End for Inclusive Codetermination in European Multinational Companies? Sara Lafuente Hernández, Researcher, Université Libre de Bruxelles and European Trade Union Institute; and Zane Rasnača, KU Leuven and European Trade Union Institute, Belgium.

• IRLEx: Use and potentials of a comparative legal database on Industrial Relations

Room: 3-12

IRLEx: Use and potentials of a comparative legal database on Industrial Relations.

Chair: Ambra Migliore, FUNDAMENTALS Branch, International Labour Organization.

• Labour Law’s Means: From Cultural to Formal Regulation

Room: 1-36

Indigenous approaches to labour law, Paul Andrew Roth, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Brazilian labour legal culture and imaginative reflections on the range of subordination of home-based workers: historicity, review and actuality of a debate, Daniela Muradas Antunes, Pedro Augusto Gravatá Nicoli and Victor Hugo Criscuolo Boson, Federal University of Minas Gerais.

The Historical Treatment of Wage Slavery in the United States Congress and What it Means for “Involuntary Servitude” Today, Ruben J. Garcia, Professor of Law, Co-Director UNLV Workplace Law Program, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, USA.

Manual Scavenging in India: From “Essential Services” to Legislative Abolition, Saptarshi Mandal, Assistant Professor, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India.

Monday 13:30 – 15:00

• Addressing Diversity at Workplace and Occupational Level

Room: Salón de Honor

Intersecting Age and Gender in Workplace Discrimination Complaints: Pnina Alon-Shenker, Associate Professor, Law & Business Department, Ryerson University; and Therese MacDermott, Associate Professor, Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.

Gender, Law, And Culture in The Legal Workplace: A Chilean Case Study, Ann C. Mcginley, William S. Boyd Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School Of Law, United States.

Embrace Before It Is Too Late! Winning the Fight for Gender Diversity In Non-Traditional Occupations In World's Fourth Largest Railway Network, Leena Sachdeva, Indian Institute Of Management Kashipur, India.

Discussant: Tonia Novitz, Professor Bristol University, United Kingdom.

• Casual Work in Europe

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair: Tamás Gyulavári, Professor of Labour Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest.

Speaker 1: Emanuele Menegatti, Professor of Labour Law, University of Bologna, Italy “The ECJ Concept of “Worker” and Casual Workers”.

Speaker 2: Vincenzo Pietrogiovanni, Senior Lecturer, Lund University, Sweden; Caroline Johansson, Uppsala University, Sweden “Casualization of Work and Possible Solution from the Nordic Perspective”.

Speaker 3: Catarina de Oliveira Carvalho, Assistant Professor and Researcher at Porto Faculty of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, CEID, Católica Research Centre for the Future of Law, Porto, Portugal and Emma Rodríguez Rodríguez, Assistant Professor and Researcher at Vigo, Universidad de Vigo, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y del Trabajo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain. “Casualization of work in Spain and Portugal”

Speaker 4: Tamás Gyulavári, Professor and Chair of Labour Law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, “Recent Regulation of Casual Work in Eastern Europe”.

• Book presentation: Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law Through a Latin American Method

Room: Emilio Tagle

Authors: Sergio Gamonal C, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez & César F. Rosado Marzán, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law  

Chair: Pablo Arellano Ortiz, Labour Law Specialist, International Labour Organization and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

Speaker 1: Guy Davidov, Elias Lieberman Chair in Labour Law, The Hebrew University Jerusalem

Speaker 2: Julia Tomassetti, City University of Hong Kong, Assistant Professor

• Older Workers as a Possibly Focus for Discrimination. Comparative Debate Regarding Protective Instruments and Challenges

Room: 3-21

Chair: Rodrigo Palomo Vélez, Director Labour Law and Social Security Studies Centre, Universidad de Talca, Chile.

Speaker 1: Rodrigo Palomo Vélez, Director Labour Law and Social Security Studies Centre, Universidad de Talca, Chile “Efficiency of protection instruments against older workers discrimination in Chile”.

Speaker 2: Fernando Fita Ortega, Professor, Labour Law and Social Security Department, Universidad de Valencia, Spain “Protection for the right to non-discrimination for older workers within the Spanish and European Union context”.

Speaker 3: María Soledad Jofré Bustos, Labour Law and Social Security Department Professor, Universidad de Talca, Chile, “International and Chilean normative recognition to the right to non-discrimination for older people”.

Speaker 4: Ignacio Zubillaga, Law Faculty Professor, Universidad de La República (Uruguay) “Right to non-discrimination on the grounds of age in Uruguay”.

• Time and Money in Employment Relationships

Room: 3-22

Time as an Element of Labour Law, Evert Verhulp, University of Amsterdam, Hugo Sinzheimer Institute, Amsterdam.

Juridification in Chinese Labor Law: A Cautionary Tale of Remuneration Disputes, Dong Yan, Associate Professor/Vice Dean, School of Law, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China.

The Legal Regulation of Power Dynamics in the Employment Relationship: From Orders to Incentives. Dr. Elena Gramano, Research Fellow, Goethe University Frankfurt.

The Regulation of Working time in the Couriers Gig-Economy Industry: Fragmentation, Manufactured Ambiguity and Resistance, Cristina Inversi, The University of Manchester, Alliance Manchester Business School, United Kingdom.

• Collective Action and Precarious Work

Room: 3-14

Can Courts Provide a Safe Haven for Gig Workers and their Collective Aspirations? The Lochnerian example of the CJEU, Fotis Vergis, Lecturer in Law, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

Collective Actions in the Platform Economy – The Case of Grab drivers in Vietnam, Ms. Tran Thi Kieu Trang, Lecturer, Labour Law Department, Hanoi Law University, Vietnam.

Declining Legal Protection and Deepening Representation-Insecurities in Media Work: The Case of Journalists in India, Babu P. Remesh, School of Development Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi, India.

Discussant: Professor Valerio de Stefano, KU University Leuven, Belgium

• Work-Life Balance Reloaded

Room: 3-18

Chair: Professor Gerrard C. Boot, University of Leiden, Netherlands.

Speaker 1: Dr. Marta Glowacka, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, “Re-Evaluating the Concept of Working Time as a Means to Improve Work-Life Balance”.

Speaker 2: Dr Yoonjin Lee, Institute of Child Care and Education,South Korea “A Comparative Study on Policy Frameworks for Work and Child Care: The Case of the Netherlands, Germany and Korea”.

Speaker 3: Dr Christina Hiessl, Goethe University of Frankfurt, European Centre of Expertise, Germany “Caring for Balance? Legal Approaches to Those Who ‘Struggle to Juggle’ Work and Long-Term Care”.

Speaker 4, Dr. Ida Dahea Lee, Seoul National University, School of Law, SNU Center for Labor & Welfare Law, Korea, Work-Life Balance in the Era of Digital Labour: The Impact of Digitalization on Women’s Care Work and its Legal Implications.

• Impact of Transnationalism on National Labour Law

Room: 3-12

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction Clauses in Transnational Labour Contracts: Issues and Challenges arising from the CJEU’s Decision in the “Ryanair case”, Maria Teresa Carinci and Albert Henke, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy.

What Is the Potential Impact of “Brexit” On EU And UK Labour Law? Jeff Kenner, University of Nottingham

The Role of Social Dialogue In The ‘New Start’ For Social Europe (2014-2018), Manuel Antonio Garcia-Munoz Alhambra, European Centre of Expertise, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

The controversial 2017 Brazilian Labor Reform Bill and the promised job creation, Jorge Cavalcanti Boucinhas Filho and Catharina Mörschbächer de Almeida Antunes, Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV.

• Regulatory Adaption to New Technologies

Room: 1-36

Workers´ Online Reputation: A Thread To The Fundamental Rights And Discrimination, Adrian Todoli-Signes, University of Valencia, Spain.

The Impact of New Technologies on The Role Of Social Dialogue As An Instrument Of Democratic Management of Labour Relations: A European Perspective, Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union Law and Employment Law, Cambridge University, United Kingdom; and Maravillas Espín, Lecturer of Labour and Social Security Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.

The Need For A Hybrid Tutelage Of Crowdwork According To Brazilian Labour Law, André Gonçalves Zipperer, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil.

Outlines on Labor Regulation In The Field Of The Platform Services: Some Notes Considering The Classification Litigation In Brazilian Labor Courts, Antonio Rodrigues De Freitas Junior, Faculty of Law, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; and  Victor Raduan da Silva, Department of Labor Law and Social Security, Faculty of Law, University of Sao Paulo Brazil. 

Monday 15:30-17:00

• Synergies and Constraints in the Interaction Between Discrimination Grounds

Room: Salón de Honor

Chair: Ann Numhauser-Henning, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden.

Speaker 1: Dagmar Schiek, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy – The Challenge of Intersectional Inequalities”.

Speaker 2: Gerard Quinn, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden and Leeds University, United Kingdom, “Supporting Autonomy for Older People – The Need for a New Policy Imagination to Enable Active Aging in Employment and Beyond.”

Speaker 3: Jenny Julén Votinius, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden “Synergies and Constraints In The Interaction Between Sex Discrimination And Other Banned Grounds For Discrimination In Working Life”.

Discussant: Mia Rönnmar, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden.

• Determining the boundaries of labour law: Emerging economy perspectives on the employment relationship 

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair: Colin Fenwick, Head, Labour Law and Reform Unit International Labour Organization

Speaker 1: Sean Cooney, Professor, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne “A Three-way Split: China’s Distinctive Approach to Categorising Work Relationships”.

Speaker 2: Aelim Yun, Research Fellow; Centre for Labour & Welfare Law at Seoul National University “A Conflict over the Boundaries of Labour Rights: the Korean Case”.

Speaker 3: Nikita Lyutov, Professor, Kutafin Moscow State Law University, “Defining the employment relationship: legal challenges to Russian law and practice”

Speaker 4: Elizabeth Echeverría Manrique, Research Officer, International Labour Organization, “Mexico: Moving beyond the notion of subordination under Mexican Law”.

Discussant: Tvisha Shroff, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

• Book Presentation The Capability Approach to Labour Law  

Room: Emilio Tagle

Chair:  Brian Langille, University of Toronto, Canada.

Adelle Blackett, McGill University, Canada.

David Cabrelli, Edinburgh University, United Kingdom.

Supriya Routh, University of Victoria, Canada.

Riccardo del Punta, University of Florence, Italy.

• Sex Work, Labour Rights and Regulation Sex Work, Labour Rights and Regulation.

Room: 3-21

Chair: Alice Orchiston, University of Sydney.

Speaker 1: Alice Orchiston, Associate Lecturer, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney “Making Sex Work Safer: Evaluating Regulatory Responses to Workplace Health and Safety Risk in the Legal Sex Industry”.

Speaker 2: Inga Thiemann, Lecturer, University of Exeter Law School “Shadows From the Past? Sex Work Regulation, Protectionist Anti-Trafficking Policy and Their Effects on Sex Workers’ Labour Rights in Germany”.

Speaker 3: Katie Cruz, Lecturer, University of Bristol Law School “Sex Work, Rights, and the Limits of Affirmative Justice”.

• Worker’s Dignity

Room: 3-22

The Principle Of The Dignity Of The Human Person And The Matter Of The Dignifying Work in The Context Of The Brazilian Labor Reform, Kelen Cristina Rolim, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Workers’ Dignity In Chilean Labour Law, Sergio Gamonal, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile.

The Control of Labor Relations in the Globalized, Arnaldo Oliveira Junior,  Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil and Flávia Maria da Silva Costa, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil .

The ‘Right to Disconnect’ or ‘How to Pull the Plug on Work’, Facundo Martin Chiuffo, Member of the Argentinian Association of Labour and Social Security Law.

• Labour Rights in Corporate and Economic Democracy

Room: 3-14

Chair: Julia Tomassetti, City University of Hong Kong

Speaker 1: Jedidiah Kroncke, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, “The Corporation as Republic”.

Speaker 2: Matthew T. Bodie, Saint Louis University School of Law, United States“Labor Interests and Corporate Power”.

Speaker 3: Ewan McGaughey, King’s College, London, “Democracy in America at work: the History of Labor’s Vote in Corporate Governance”.

• Post conflict protection of labour

Room: 3-18

Approach to Coverage in Comprehensive Social Security in the Municipalities Prioritized in the Post-Conflict, 2016, Juliana Morad Acero, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.

When Work Is Not Enough: How Negative Decisions On International Protection Applications Affect The Employment Relationship Of Asylum Seekers In Italy And Germany, Federico Micheli, University of Brescia, Italy.

The World of Work and Rule of Law in War-Torn and Post-Conflict Societies, Tequila J. Brooks, Tilburg University Law School, Netherlands.

The Subtleties of Racism in the Post-Apartheid South African Workplace, Kgomotso Mokoena, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

• Labour Law’s Means: Industrial, Judicial, and Legislative.

Room: 3-12

Employment Arbitration In Brazil: Legal Changes, Judicial Review And Labour Rights, Guilherme Sampieri Santinho, University of São Paulo

Collective Agreements in Transnational Companies : a model for European transnational bargaining, Marc-Antoine Marcantoni, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Ecole Doctorale de Droit de la Sorbonne, France.

From Patchwork Protection to Cohesive Regulation? Samiha Said, Tilburg University.

Discussant: Andres Dighero, Universidad de Chile

• Platform Work and the Gig Economy

Room: 1-36

Employees, Entrepreneurs and the Digital Economy, Michael Wynn, Kingston University, UK.

Disruptive Innovators: Contract Prototypes for the Platform Work Case study of Serbia, Branka Andjelkovic and Jelena Sapic, Public Policy Research Center.

The Characteristics and Historical Position of Platform Work – Towards a Legal Protection of Platform Workers, Makoto Ishida, Professor Emeritus of Law, Waseda Law School, Waseda University, Japan.

Discussant: Adrian Todoli-Signes, University of Valencia, Spain.

 

Monday 17:00 – 18:30

• Regulation of work for Non- & Post-industrial Workers

Room: Salón de Honor

Chair: Supriya Routh, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Canada.

Speaker 1: Adelle Blackett, Professor, McGill University, Canada “Decolonial Approaches to Transnational Labour Law”.

Speaker 2: Claire La Hovary, Senior Specialist, International Labour Standards and Legal Issues, International Labour Organization, Switzerland “Decent Work, Peace, and Resilience”.

Speaker 3: Brian Langille, Professor, University of Toronto, Canada “Regulation of Work as a Social Justice Issue”.

Speaker 4: Flavia Maximo, Professor, University of Ouro Preto, Brazil “Decolonial Feminism & Regulation of Atypical forms of Work”.

Speaker 5: Pedro Nicoli, Professor Adjunto, Faculdade de Direito e Ciencias do Estado da UFMG, Brasil. “Dissident Epistemologies, Informality and Regulation of Work”.

Speaker 6: Supriya Routh, Assistant Professor, University of Victoria, Canada. “Thinking Beyond Employment and Enacted Legislation”.

Speaker 7: Regina Vieira, Independent Scholar, Brazil. “Worker Power in Domestic workers’ Collective Organization’.

Speaker 8: Ania Zbyszewska, Assistant Professor, Warwick University, United Kingdom. “Regulation of Work and Environmental Agenda”.

• Determining the Boundaries of Labour Law: Emerging Economy Perspectives On The Employment Relationship

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair: Tvisha Shroff, PhD Candidate; Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Speaker 1: Ana Virgina Moreira Gomes, Professor, Universidade de Fortaleza, Brazil “Sliding Back to Move Forward? Reforming the Regulation Of Employment Relationships In Brazil”

Speaker 2: Pablo Arellano Ortiz, Labour Law Specialist, International Labour Organization and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile, “Statutory Overregulation of The Labour Relationship: The Example of A Fragmented Labour Market”.

Speaker 3: Thierry Galani Tiemeni, University of the Western Cape “Defining and Regulating The Employment Relationship In Cameroon, Ivory Coast And Senegal: On Systemic Disconnects Between Labour Market Challenges And Regulation”.

Speaker 4: Hande Bahar Aykac, Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Turkey “The Subordination Principle Under Turkish Law”.

Discussant: Colin Fenwick, Head, Labour Law and Reform Unit, International Labour Organization.

• Labour Law’s Means: Organizational, National and Transnational

Room: 3-12

Regulating Work Through Human Resource Standards: Implications for Labour Law, Gordon Anderson, Professor of Law and Jane Bryson, A/Prof in Human Resource Management, Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington.

Transnational Labour Inspectorate – Fiction Or Reality, Manuel Antonio García-Muñoz Alhambra Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany; Beryl ter Haar, Leiden University, The Netherlands and Attila Kun, Karoli Gaspar University, Hungary.

Work Along the Belt And Road: What The Saipan Casino Case Shows About The Impact Of Chinese Investment On Local Labor Standards, Aaron Halegua, Research Fellow, New York University School of Law.

The Effectiveness of Criminalising Violations of Labour Law, Eliza Kompatsiari, Attorney at Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

• Labour Law’s Methodologies

Room: 3-21

Using Economic Sociology to Study Labour Law: An Analysis Of Policy Actors’ Ideas And Strategies In The Gig Economy, Alessio Bertolini, University of Glasgow.

Changing the Legal Regulation of Labour Relations As A Consequence Of The Digitalization Of Society, Irina Filipova, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN).

The Future of Economic Democracy: Progress And Reverse of The Social And Solidarity Enterprises, Francisco Iturraspe, Labor Law Researcher, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina.

 South American Labour Laws in the Global Era: À la Recherche of a Progressive Narrative, Mauro Pucheta and Renan Kalil, University of Gloucestershire, University of Sao Paulo.

• Spotlight on The Human Face Of Globalisation: Selected Labour Law Aspects Of International Migration

Room: 3-22

Chair: Jakub Tomšej, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Speaker 1: Jakub Tomšej, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic “The Obstacle Course: Reflections on Access to The Labour Market by Migrant Workers”

Speaker 2: Gábor Kártyás, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary “Whose Interests to Protect? Chasing Equality for Posted Workers”

Speaker 3: Izabela Florczak, University of Lodz, Poland “Precarity Of Migrant Workers”.

Speaker 4 Fabrizio Ferraro, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy, “Irregular work in the EU: the gap between programs and reality”

• New Scholarly Directions in Deriving a Theory of Workers’ Rights from the U.S Constitution’s Thirteenth Amendment

Room: 3-14

Chair: Lea VanderVelde, Josephine Witte Professor of Law. University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa, United States

Speaker 1:  Lea VanderVelde, Josephine Witte Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa, United States, “The 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution as a Juridical Basis for Worker Dignity, Autonomy, and Freedom from Domination”.

Speaker 2: Cesar Rosado Marzán, Associate Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States

Speaker 3: Alan Bogg, Professor of Labour Law, University of Bristol Law School, UK. A Comment on the 13th Amendment as a Basis for Union Activity, a Positive Right to Free Labor, and a Minimum Wage, the contemporary  directions of 13th Amendment Scholarship.

• Capital and Labour Mobility

Room: 3-18

Labour Provisions In Adolescence – An Assessment of The Labour Chapter Under The United States/Mexico/Canada Agreement, June Namgoong, University College London, United Kingdom) and Korea Labor Institute

Examining the Employment Terms and Conditions in Tertiary Education for Proposing the Legal Framework, Dr. Pooja Tiwari Associate, Professor, ABES Engineering College India, Dr. Vikas Garg, Assistant Professor, Amity University, India, Dr. Rudresh Pandey, Professor, ABES Engineering College, India

Taiwan’s Efforts on Moving to a Collective Bargaining Labor Relations Regime—The 2011 Labor Law Reforms, Bo-Shone Fu, Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law, National Taipei University, Taipei.

“Don’t Get Your Hopes Too High” or the Usefulness of Transnational Regulation for Workers’ Organising in Transnational Mining Firms, Isabelle Martin, Associate Professor, Université de Montreal, Canada;  Mélanie Dufour-Poirier, Associate Professor, Montreal University, Canada, Francisco Villanueva, Associate Professor, University of Quebec in Montreal.

• European Perspectives on Democracy

Room: 3-12

Pillar Of Social Rights As A Floor Of Rights? Tania Bazzani, University Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

The European Social Pillar: A Stage in Developing a Social Union? Ralf Rogowski, Professor of Law, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

The Functions of EU Labour Law: From The Functioning Of The Market Towards The Achievement Of Democracy, Mélanie Schmitt, University of Strasbourg, France

Social Rehire Clauses and Business Freedoms: an EU Constitutional Perspective to Solve the Conundrum, Luca Ratti, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

• Regulation of New Modes of Business Organisation

Room: 1-36

Algorithmic Management and the Agentic Self in Labour Law, Julia Tomassetti, Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, School of Law.

 Can Fairtrade labelling promote workers’ freedom of association? Preliminary results from an empirical study of the Dominican banana industry, Finn Makela & Marie-Claude Desjardins, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.

Ambiguity as Sword and Shield, Gali Racabi, SJD candidate, Harvard Law School.

Discussant: Dr Iacopo Senatori, Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. 

 

Tuesday 9:00 – 10:30

• What do Labor Law Institutes and Centers Do? Experiences from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Room: Salón de Honor

Chair: César F. Rosado Marzán, Associate Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States

Speaker 1: Kevin Banks, Associate Professor, Queen’s University, Canada

Speaker 2: John Howe, Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia

Speaker 3: Tonia Novitz, University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

Speaker 4: César F. Rosado Marzán, Associate Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States

• Round table: Comparative Perspectives on Collective Bargaining Decentralization

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair/Moderator: Brishen Rogers, Associate Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Speaker 1: Guy Mundlak, Tel Aviv Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv, Israel

Speaker 2: Shae McCrystal, Professor of Law University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Speaker 3: Sara Slinn, Associate Professor of Law Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada.

Speaker 4: Matthew Dimick, Professor of Law, University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, NY, U.S.

Speaker 5: Paolo Tomassetti, University of Bergamo, Italy.

• Engaging Stakeholders in Employment Governance

Room: Emilio Tagle

Duty of Care and Exploitation At Work In International Labour Relations: The Italian Way To Codes Of Conduct, Stefano Maria Corso, University of Urbino, Italy.

Mandatory Transparency in Employee Matters – Using Market Mechanism for Market Correction Rüdiger Krause, Georg-August, University of Göttinge, Germany.

Customers’ Involvement in Work Struggles: A Path for Labour Revival, Einat Albin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Discussant: Valkyrie Hanson, Technical Specialist for Strategic Compliance, Governance and Tripartism Department, International Labour Organization.

• Techniques of Employment Protection

Room: 3-21

Work Time and Subordinate And Dependent Relationship, Juan Pablo Severin, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile

Work Protection and The New Challenges For Legal Analysis: The Use Of Indicators As Instruments For The Determination Of Subjective Rights In Work Relations. Bruna Vasconcelos de Carvalho Kerth Ministry of Labor.

Balancing on A Knife’s Edge: Confidentiality and Workers’ Rights To Information And Consultation, Zane Rasnača, KU Leuven, Belgium; European Trade Union Institute; Romuald Jagodziński, European Trade Union Institute.

Balancing Employment Protection Legislation and Labor Market Performance in China, Wenwen Ding, SJD Candidate, University of Virginia, United States.

Social Rights and EU Citizenship, Monica Mc Britton, Associate Professor of Labour Law, University of Salento,Italy; Carla Spinelli, Associate Professor of Labour Law, Mc Britton –– University Aldo Moro of Bari, Italy.

• Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

Room: 3-22

The Goals of the Employment Anti-discrimination Law, Ceren Kasim, University of Goettingen, Institute for Labour Law, Germany,

Discrimination without Discriminating? Arianne Renan Barzilay, Associate Professor University of Haifa, Faculty of Law, Israel.

HR Analytics and Discrimination In Access To Work, Anna Zilli, Senior Lecturer, University of Udine, Italy

Discussant: Loic Lerouge, Research Fellow at CNRS, University CNRS-University of Bordeaux.

• SENSE in Transnational Road Transport: An EU Labour Law perspective

Room: 3-14

Chair: Luca Ratti, University of Luxembourg.

Speaker 1: Herwig Verschueren and Bartłomiej Bednarowicz; University of Antwerp “Social security rights of road transport workers in the EU”.

Speaker 2: a, University of Tilburg “Posting as a business model” in cross-border road transport: in line with or breaching EU law?”.

Speaker 3: Zef Even; Ruben Houweling and Amber Zwanenburg; University of Rotterdam “Private international law in the road transport sector”.

Speaker 4: Monika Tomaszewska and Michał Szypniewski; University of Gdansk “The role, forms and implications of social dialogue for cross-border road transport (European versus national perspective)”.

• Regulation of Migrant Workers

Room: 3-18

What Immigration Economics Can Teach Labor Law: Of Complementary Labor, Unpaid Labor and Business Formation, Alan Hyde. Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Law School, Newark.

Higher-Skilled Migrant Workers and The Trade Law, Labour Law And Immigration Law Dichotomy, Marius Olivier, Northwest University, South Africa; University of Western Australia, and Avinash Govindjee, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa.

Federal Enforcement of Migrant Worker Workplace Rights in Canada: A Case Study of British Columbia and Ontario, Eric Tucker, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University.

Immigration Regimes and Vulnerability to Exploitation – the Case of the Israeli Construction Sector, Hila Shamir; Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, and  Assaf Bondy, Hebrew University.

• Workplace Health and Social Security

Room: 3-12

The right to primary carer leave in New Zealand: what to expect?, Annick Masselot, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

Developing an Interdisciplinary Approach to Health And Safety For Migrant Workers, Laura Calafà, Full Prof. of Labour Law, and Venera Protopapa, Researcher of Labour Law, Law Department, University of Verona

Brazil and The Global Care Crisis: An Analysis of The Relation Between Juridical Marginality and The Care Crisis in Brazil, Pedro Augusto Gravatá Nicoli, Bárbara Almeida Duarte and Cristiane dos Santos Silveira, Federal University of Minas Gerais.

Discussant: Eusebi Colàs-Neila, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain. 

Tuesday 11:00 – 12:30

• Reshaping Labor For The Future: Unattended Immediate Consequences

Room: Salón de Honor

Chair: Roberto Fragale Filho, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.

Speaker 1: Adriana Topo, University of Padova, Italy, “Liquid” Unionism And The Regulation Of Industrial Relations”.

Speaker 2: Rafael Encinas de Munagorri, Université de Nantes, France “Labor Deregulation In France And Its Impact Over Collecive Barganining”.

Speaker 3: Lorena Poblete, CONICET (The National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina) Argentine) “Domestic and Informal Work: Challenges for Formalization”.

Discussant: Sergio Gamonal Contreras, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile.

• Regulating Supply Chains In A ‘Smart’ Way – Implications For Work And Workers

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair: Tonia Novitz, Professor of Labour Law; University of Bristol Law School/Centre for Law at Work.

Speaker 1: Faina Milman-Sivan, University of Haifa “A Responsibility Analysis of TNCs from a Global Justice Perspective”.

Speaker 2: Franz Christian Ebert, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law, Heidelberg “Labour Standards Requirements in Development Banks’ Safeguards Policies: What Potential to Tackle Labour Rights Violations in Supply Chains?”.

Speaker 3: John Howe and Ingrid Landau; University of Melbourne/Monash University, Melbourne Australia “The Power of the Purse: Public procurement, labour standards and the neglected question of compliance”.

Speaker 4: Aristea Koukiadaki, University of Manchester “New Proposals for National Regulation of Supply Chains: Manifesto Proposals from the UK Institute of Employment Rights.

• Book Presentation: Social Security outside the realm of the employment contract

Room: Emilio Tagle

Prof M. Olivier (author and editor)

Prof M. Westerveld (author and editor)

• Labour Law Reforms and the Politics of Policy Alternatives

Room: 3-21

Chair: Brishen Rogers, Associate Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Speaker 1: Timothy J. Bartkiw, Associate Professor Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada “Small Differences that Matter? Collective Bargaining Law Reform in Ontario, Canada”.

Speaker 2: Sara Slinn, Associate Dean, Research and Institutional Relations, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University “Broader-Based and Sectoral Bargaining: A Typology and Framework for Reform”

Speaker 3: Simon Archer, Osgoode Hall Law School and Goldblatt Partners LLP “Memory and Moment: Politics of Labour Law Reform”

Discussant: Brishen Rogers, Associate Professor, Temple University, Beasley School of Law

 

• The Future of Work

Room: 3-22

Chair: Jeffrey Hirsch, University of North Carolina School of Law.

Speaker 1: Richard Bales, Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law “AI in the Workplace”.

Speaker 2: Miriam Cherry, Saint Louis University School of Law “Conflicts of Law, globalization, and Technology in the World of Work”.

Speaker 3: Jeffrey Hirsch, University of North Carolina School of Law “Future Work”.

Speaker 4: Miriam Kullmann, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business “Algorithmic Decision-Making and the Enforcement of Non- Discrimination Laws”.

Discussant: Paul Secunda, Marquette University Law School.

• Labour Law’s Means: From Hard Regulation to Self-Regulation

Room: 3-14

Labour rights. Old and new regulatory techniques in a changing society, Marzia Barbera, Full Professor of Labour Law, University of Brescia, & Bruno Caruso, Full Professor of Labour Law, University of Catania/Luiss University – Rome, University of Brescia - University of Catania/ Luiss University (Rome)

From Soft Law to Hard Law? Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence and Duty of Care in Canadian and English Courts, Renée-Claude Drouin, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal Researcher, Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT).

Self-Regulation: Can the Discourses And Norms Of ‘Business And Human Rights’ Or ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Adequately Protect Labour? Dr. Manjunath G, Welfare Commissioner. Department of Labour, Government Of Karnataka, India.

Discussant: Sean Cooney, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne.

•   Assessing Law Reforms

Room: 3-18

Examining the effectiveness of Self-Regulation and social clauses in protecting workers fundamental rights in developing countries, Andrea Sitzia, Associate Professor, Labour Law, University of Padova, Italy, Europe; Fabrice Rosa, Professor, Labour Law, University of Reims, Directeur du CEJESCO (Centre d’études juridiques sur les systèmes contemporains), France, Europe; Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, Associate Professor, Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), Makerere University School of Law, Kampala, Uganda, East Africa; Giulio De Luca, post-Doctoral Student, University of Padova, Italy, Europe, and  Barbara de Mozzi, Professor, University of Padova, Italy.

A Contract for Aid at Harvest – Is “Modern Slavery” sanctioned? The Case of Poland, Izabela Florczak, University of Lodz, Poland.

The 21st Century Labour Injunction in Canada, Claire Mummé, Associate Professor, University of Windsor.

Labour law reform and social constitutionalism in the Dominican Republic: the transforming effect of labour relations through the concentrated control of constitutionality, Ramón Jorge, LL.M., Observatorio Judicial Dominicano (OJD).

The Comparative Evolution of Worker Protection Regulation in Southeast Asia: A Quantitative Approach, Petra Mahy, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University, Australia; Ha Hai Do, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Australia; and, Jonathan Sale, Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle, Australia.

• Equality and antidiscrimination

Room: 3-12

Is Unconscious Bias Training an Effective and Appropriate Mechanism for Achieving Equality? Roseanne Russell, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

Reasonable Accommodation And Antidiscrimination Law: A Distinguishing Exercise In A Comparative Perspective Among Europe, North America And Japan, Pierluigi Digennaro JSPS Researcher Fellow/Visiting Research Fellow, Meiji/Waseda Universities.

Women from the perspective of the labor market, Daniela Miranda Duarte; Thaísa, Nascimento de Oliveira, and Marcella, Pereira de Araújo, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais.

Discussant: Loic Lerouge, Research Fellow at CNRS, University CNRS-University of Bordeaux. 

Tuesday 13:30 – 15:00

• Collective Bargaining in the Gig-Economy – New Perspectives

Room: Salón de Honor

Chair: Elisabeth Brameshuber, Assistant and Substitute Professor WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria and Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Speaker 1: Sylvaine Laulom, Université Lumière, Lyon 2, France  “Collective Bargaining as a human right”.

Speaker 2: Kübra Doğan Yenisey, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey “The level of collective representation in the gig-economy”.

Speaker 3: Piera Loi, Associate Professor, University of Cagliari, Italy “Collective bargaining in the gig economy: actors and contents”.

Discussant: Professor Valerio de Stefano, KU University Leuven, Belgium

• Book Presentation: Everyday Transgressions: Domestic Workers’ Transnational Challenge to International Labour Law

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair and Reader: Michael Fischl, U. Connecticut

Manoj Dias-Abey, Bristol

Guy Mundlak, U. Tel Aviv

Lorena Poblete, CONICET

Kerry Rittich, University of Toronto

Discussant (Response): Adelle Blackett, McGill University

 

• Book Presentation Precarious Work: The Challenge for Labour Law in Europe

Room: Emilio Tagle

Chair: Jeff Kenner, University of Nottingham, UK.

Marta Otto, University of Lodz, Poland.  Precarious Work. The Challenge For Labour Law In Europe- Conceptual And Methodological Framework Of The Book.

Izabela Florczak, University of Lodz, Poland Precarious Work And Labour Regulation In The EU: Current Reality And Perspectives.

Annamaria Westregard, Lund University, Sweden. Precarity Of New Forms Of Employment Under Swedish Labour Law.

Jeff Kenner, University of Nottingham, UK “Uber Drivers Are Workers” – The Expanding Scope of The ‘Worker’ Concept Into The ‘Gig Economy’ In The United Kingdom

  • North/South Comparisons of “High-Skill” and “Low-Skill” Labour Mobility Regimes

Room: 3-21

Chair: Vasanthi Venkatesh, University of Windsor.

Speaker 1: Petra Herzfeld-Olsson, Stockholm University “Making labour rights real for labour migrants in Sweden”

Speaker 2: Tonia Novitz. University of Bristol “Problematic distinctions post-Brexit: The ‘high-skilled’, the ‘low-skilled’ and the temporary”

Speaker 3: Natalie Sedacca, University College London “Domestic work, labour mobility and the impact of migration regimes in Chile and the UK”

Speaker 4: Mimi Zou, University of Oxford “China’s new immigration regime: Regulating foreign labour in an emerging destination country”

• New Forms of Employment Challenges to Labour Law and Industrial Relations

Room: 3-22

Chair: Jesus Mercader Uguina, University Carlos III-Madrid.

Speaker 1: Ana Belen Munoz Ruiz and Jesus Mercader Uguina, University Carlos III-Madrid “Digital Platforms Workers in Spain: Proposals to Improve their Legal Status.”

Speaker 2 Attila Kun, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (KRE) “New Forms of Employment In Hungary: Labour-Market Practicality Versus Labour Law Rational?”.

Speaker 3 Nuria E. Ramos Martin, University of Amsterdam “Platform Work in France: Can Collective Rights Overcome The Social Protection Gap?”.

Speaker 4 Ilse Zaal and Niels Jansen, University of Amsterdam “The Inseparable Worlds Of Self-Employment And The Platform Economy.”

• Challenges in Developing Legislative Occupational Safety and Health Frameworks

Room: 3-14

Chair: Julia Lear, Labour Law Specialist, Labour Law Reform Unit, Governance and Tripartism Department, International Labour Organization.

Speaker 1: Joaquin Pintado Nunes, International Labour Organization

Speaker 2: Tzvetomira Radoslavova, International Labour Organization

Speaker 3: Sean Cooney, University of Melbourne, Australia

Speaker 4: Pedro Contador, Government of Chile

Speaker 5: Dr Zinta Podniece, acting Head of the Health, Safety and Hygiene at Work Unit of DG Employment, EU Commission.

• Subordination and security in the flexible world: radical responses to meet radical concerns

Room: 3-18

Chair: Miriam Kullmann, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Speaker 1: Polly Lord, University of Exeter “Shifting our paradigm: from conflict to harmony?”.

Speaker 2: Miriam Kullmann, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, and Andrea Iossa, Lund University, “Subordination in solidarity: the labour law”.

Discussant: Tamas Gyulavari, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest.

 

• Future of work regulations

Room: 3-12

Three EU-Member States in identity crisis (Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands) and the future of labour law: the difficult interplay between national and EU law and its implications for labour and employment law, Alexander De Becker, Professor Labour Law UGhent, LLRN Advisory Committee, Ghent University, Belgium

How to Regulate the Future of Work?, Merle Erikson, Professor School of Law, University of Tartu, Estonia

Organizational Racism and Labour Law: A Look Over The Sector Of Telemarketing In Brazil, Pedro Augusto Gravatá Nicoli, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law and State Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Discussant: Colin Fenwick, Head, Labour Law and Reform Unit International Labour Organization. 

Tuesday 15:30 – 17:00

• Labour of Love? Work, Precarity and Resistance in Academia and Beyond

Room: Salón de Honor.

Conveners 1: Ania Zbyszewska, Assistant Professor, Warwick University.

Conveners 2: Vincenzo Pietrogiovanni, Senior Lecturer, Linnaeus University, Lund University, ‘Alma Mater Studiorum’ University of Bologna.

Participants 1:Andrea Iossa, Lund University.

Participants 2: Auriane Lamine, Catholique Univeristy of Louvaine La-Neuve

Participants 3: Beppe Recchia, Venezia Ca’ Foscari University.

Participants 4: Beryl ter Haar, Leiden University.

Participants 5: Claire Mummé, University of Windsor.

Participants 6: Ewan McGaughey, King’s College London.

Participants 7: Fotis Vergis, Manchester University.

Participants 8: Gwenola Bargain, Tours University.

Participants 9: Inga Thiemann, University of Exter.

Participant 10: Manoj Dias-Abey, University of Bristol.

Participants 11: Miriam Kullmann, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business.

• Informal and fragmented workers

Room: Quinto Centenario

Under Development: Informality’s Past and Labour Law’s Future, Liam McHugh-Russell, European University Institute.

“Smart” Regulation in the Disruption Economy: A Critical Application to Recent Labour Law Reforms in Ontario and Brazil, Ana Virginia Moreira Gomes, Professor, Universidade de Fortaleza, and Anil Verma, Professor, University of Toronto, Universidade de Fortaleza. University of Toronto.

Labour and social security perspectives on the coverage of informal economy workers in South Africa, Marius Olivier, Northwest University, South Africa; University of Western Australia.

Discussant: Pablo Arellano Ortiz, Labour Law Specialist, International Labour Organization and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

• Book Presentation: The sources of National Labour Law in Contemporary Economy

Room: Emilio Tagle

Chair. Emanuele Menegatti, Professor of Labour Law at the University of Bologna

Tamás Gyulavári, Professor of Labour Law and Chair of Labour Law Department at Pázmány, Péter Catholic University in Budapest,

Iacopo Senatori, Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Michael Doherty, Maynooth University, Ireland.

David Mangan, Maynooth University, Ireland, and Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada.

• Time and Work in the Modern Age

Room: 3-21

Chair: Tammy Katsabian, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Speaker 1: Emily Rose, The Law School at the University of Strathclyde (UK) “Rethinking ‘Work’ in a Time of Post-Fordist Production”.

Speaker 2: Emanuele Dagnino, Research Associate at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) “Working Time Regulation in the Age of Working Anytime, Anywhere: Insights from the Italian Regulation of Smart Working”

Speaker 3: Tammy Katsabian, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, “It’s the End of Working Time as we Know it”.

Discussant: Paul Secunda, Marquette University Law School. U.S.

• Transformative Technology for Strategic Compliance of Labour Law

Room: 3-18

Chair: Valkyrie Hanson, Technical Specialist for Strategic Compliance

Speaker 1: Valkyrie Hanson, “ILO Approach to Strategic Compliance Planning for the Labour Inspectorate”.

Speaker 2: Luis Alejandro Fernandez Vargas, “Improving Compliance through Labour Inspection Case Management”.

Speaker 3: Claudio Collao B., “Improving Workplace Safety through Proactive Inspections”.

• Legal Protection of Human Rights At Work: Labour Standards And Current Challenges

Room: 3-14

Chair: Matias Rodriguez Burr, University of Bristol.

Speaker 1: Christiana Antonoudiou, PhD Candidate in Labour Law and Social Security Law, University of Bristol Law School “Employment security, maternity protection and the European financial crisis: the case of Cyprus”.

Speaker 2: Ricardo Buendia, PhD Researcher at University of Bristol “Industrial Action and Gig-Economy workers: A Human Rights and Collective Employment Law approach”.

Speaker 3: Matias Rodriguez Burr, PhD Candidate at University of Bristol “Identifying non-listed listed grounds of discrimination in employment in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or the Court)”.

• Free trade and labour

Room: 3-18

Labor Law, Neoliberalism and Class Sense: The Instrumentalization Of Consumption As The Stage Of The Trade Union Articulation, Maria Cecília Máximo Teodoro, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais – Brazil.

Labour Clauses and Free Trade: The Role Of The ILO, Daniel Pérez Del Prado, Universidad Carlos III De Madrid.

Labor and Trade in the Era of Populism: The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Marley S. Weiss, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

China’s BRI Moves into Latin America Increasing the Significance of Labor Protections in Regional BITs, FTAs, and ILO Obligations, Ron Brown, Professor of Law, University of Hawaii Law School.

Deconstruction of Trade Unions, Precarity And Democratic Recession: A Portrait of Latin America Between Ruptures And Perspectives For Labor Relations. Daniela Muradas Antunes, Associate Professor the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; Luiz Filipe Da Silva, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

 

• Workplace liability

Room:  3-12

Rethinking Liability for Unpaid Wages in a Fissured Economy, Kevin Banks, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace, Queen’s University Faculty of Law, Canada

Social Media And Privacy In The Workplace: A Survey Across EU and US Regulation, Ilario Alvino, Professor of Labour Law, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy.

The Increasingly Complex Relationships Between Work and Health: A Principled Path to Legal Reform: Dawn Duncan, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Discussant: Julia Lear, Labour Law Specialist, Labour Law and Reform Unit, Governance and Tripartism Department, International Labour Organization.

 

Tuesday 17:00 – 18:30

• Collective Bargaining

Room: Salón de Honor

Different Systems, Same Contents? Collective Bargaining at Apple, Ikea And Tiffany Stores in Australia and Italy, Anthony Forsyth, Professor; and Paolo Tomassetti, Researcher, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia; University of Bergamo, Italy.

Collective Bargaining For Workers Without Workplaces And Unions Without Unity. Legal Challenges, Practical Difficulties, And Successful Responses, Antonio Aloisi, Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute, Florence Bocconi University, Milan.

 “Collective Worker Representation”. A Unitary Conceptual Framework To Re-Balance Collective Labour Rights And Economic Freedoms In EU Law, Dr Iacopo Senatori, Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy)

Chile’s Bargaining Coalitions: A Threat To Freedom Of Association?, Jorge Leyton García, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Discussant: Guy Mundlak, Tel Aviv Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv, Israel

• Private life and confidentiality in the workplace

Room: Quinto Centenario

Chair: David Mangan, Maynooth University, Ireland, and Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada.

Speaker 1: Marta Otto, University of Lodz, Poland “The GDPR and the workplace”

Speaker 2: Miriam Kullmann, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria “Information Technology as Constant Surveillance”.

Speaker 3: Elena Gramano, Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany “Employers as Gatekeepers”.

Speaker 4: Valentina Franca, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; and Michael Doherty, Maynooth University, Ireland, “Trade Unions and Worker Representatives: Negotiating Privacy And Confidentiality At Work”.

Speaker 5: Frank Hendrickx and Miet Vanhegen; University of Leuven, Belgium “Privacy Dilemmas and Medical Data In The Workplace”.

Discussant: David Mangan, Maynooth University, Ireland, and Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada.

• Regulating unfree labour under conditions of global capitalism ,

Room: Emilio Tagle

Chair: Adelle Blackett, McGill University

Speaker 1: Katie Bales, University of Bristol “Immigration detention and captive labour : An international comparison”.

Speaker 2: Manoj Dias-Abey, University of Bristol “Labour migration and transnational legal orders”.

Speaker 3: Vasanthi Venkatesh, University of Windsor “Labour Expropriation And Immigration Law: Can Labour Citizenship Cross Borders?”.

• Regulating Self-Employed Workers

Room: 3-21

Independent Contractors Have Rights Too, Darcy du Toit, Professor University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Collective Agreements and Self-Employed Workers, Łukasz Pisarczyk, Professor, University of Warsaw

The Notion of Economic Dependency: The Case of Platform workers, Hanneke Bennaars, Leiden University (the Netherlands).

Discussant: Andrés Dighero, Universidad de Chile.

• Film Exhibition

Room: 3-22

A Subaltern Work: A Labor Judge’s Experience, Roberto Fragale Filho, Socio-Legal Professor, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)

• Transnational Labour Governance

Room: 3-14

The High Road or a Race to the Bottom? Transnational Labour Law and Corporate Social Responsibility under the Belt and Road Initiative, Dr Mimi Zou, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford

From TPP To CPTPP And To USMCA Labour Standard: How Can The US Style Of Linkage Shape Transnaitonal Labour Regulation?, Lizhen Zheng, Associate Professor of international law, Fujian Normal University Law School ,China;v isiting scholar of Industrial and Labor Relationship School, Cornell University,U.S.A.

Is Due Diligence Transforming Transnational Labour Governance?, Ingrid Landau, Lecturer, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University.

Discussant: César F. Rosado Marzán, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

• New approaches to collective regulations

Room: 3-18

A New Approach to Regulation, Organising And Bargaining In Southern Africa In Response To Multiplying Employers And Disintegrating Sectors, Dr Shane Godfrey, Dr Emma Fergus and Prof Debbie Collier, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Ratione Personae of Trade Union Freedoms. Building A New Model of Trade Union Freedoms for Non-Standards Workers In Poland, Piotr Grzebyk, assistant professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration University of Warsaw, University of Warsaw.

Accounting for Freedom of Association: the Potential and the Limits, Amanda Reilly, School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

The Need for Jobs vs the Right to Work : in Search of the Spirit of the “Macron” French Labour Law Reform, Benoît Petit, University of Paris-Saclay, Versailles Law School, France.