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Transnational Labour Regulation

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ISBN13: 9789041115836
ISBN: 9041115838
Published: June 2001
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £100.00

This book argues that the rules of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and those of the EC governing working time can be seen as examples of transnational labour regulation, and can be compared on that basis. Contrary to certain orthodoxies about the rule-making roles of each institution, there has been a significant degree of convergence between the institutions, having regard to the nature and purpose of their rules. This convergence has arisen because of complex factors within the internal histories of each institution, and the interaction between these internal developments and the external environment in which both operate. The binding nature of certain Community rules means that EC regulation has the capacity to diminish, and some argue has already diminished, the status and authority of the ILO.

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Preface. Table of Cases. Table of Material. Abbreviations.
1. Transnational Labour Regulation.
2. Working Time as an International Problem.
3. European Integration and the First Model.
4. Labour Standards, Fundamental Rights and the Second Model.
5. The International Regulation of Part-Time Work and the Third Model.
6. The Working Time Directive and Future Prospects for ILO Rules on Working Time.
7. Conclusion.
8. Appendix.
9. Bibliography.