Jean Monnet Summer Course 2018: EU labour law perspectives – Enhancing the EU social pillar


Dates and times: 

April 11, 2018 - 23:15


Law Faculty, Amsterdam
Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
1018 Amsterdam


Jean Monnet Summer Course - Enhancing the EU Social Pillar, 20-22 June,
University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
This summer course aims at keeping employment specialists and labour law
practitioners up-to-date by providing an overview of the latest policy
developments, legislative initiatives and case law in the field of EU labour
law. The conference is aimed at academics, lawyers specialized in employment
and labour law, and other legal practitioners.

Date & Venue
20-22 June 2018
University of Amsterdam | Law Faculty | Nieuwe Achtergracht 166 | 1018 WV

Key topics
Ø The European Pillar of Social Rights
Ø Workers protection in insolvency proceedings
Ø Labour law and the on-demand economy
Ø EU social security law
Ø Update on the revision of the Posting of Workers legislation
Ø Temporary agency work and flexible employment
Ø Working time Directive
Ø Workers involvement in the undertaking
Ø EU Antidiscrimination Law and protection of atypical workers (fixed-term
contracts, part-time workers), discrimination on grounds of gender, religion
and age at work, etc.
Ø Other recent legislative and policy developments at EU level: work -life
balance and proposal on a Directive on transparent and predictable working

Keynote speakers
Prof. dr. Catherine Barnard
Prof. dr. Claire Kilpatrick
Prof. dr. Frank Hendrickx
Prof. dr. Manfred Weiss
Prof. dr. Ronald Beltzer
Prof. dr. Jesús Mercader
Prof. dr. Evert Verhulp
Prof. dr. Mies Westerveld
Prof. dr. Irene Asscher

Credits info
1 ECTS | Professional Legal Training total:19 hours
Concerning the acknowledgment of points for the Dutch Order of Lawyers, the
course can be followed per day or as a whole – 3 days (see applicable fees
Course Fee
For practicing lawyers, academics, judges and other legal practitioners:
150 euro per day, or
400 euro for the whole course (three days);

Exception: for young academics (PhD candidates, junior lecturers, post-docs
and lecturers up to 4 years after their PhD defense) there is no fee due.

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