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The Evolving Employment Relationship and the New Economy

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ISBN13: 9789041116918
ISBN: 9041116915
Published: November 2001
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £128.00



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Far from settling into a recognizable pattern, the employment relationship spawned by globalization and communications technology continues to evolve. If the labour law and industrial relations community are to retain expertise and social utility in their vital role, constant monitoring of the field and discussion is essential. It was to further this purpose that the Club of Labour Law Journals held a conference in Brussels in April 2001, under the auspices of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium and the Society for Social and International Cooperation. This book is the record of that significant conference. The presentations and discussion proceed along four main avenues: the ""battle for the brains"", the impact of atypical work arrangements, the concept of employability, and the online rights of workers.;Important questions addressed include: do globalization and high technology necessarily go hand in hand?; which skills increase employability?; what are the social factors of employability?; are contingent and partly dependent workers protected in a fair way?; to what degree can the employment contract be stabilized?; how can we tackle the erosion of social security provisions?; to what extent should intra-company electronic resources be regulated?; and what is the relation between employers and illegal immigrants?

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Contents:
Notes on Contributors. Prologue; R. Blanpain Remarks; R. Blanpain.
1. Australia; B. Creighton, C. Fenwick.
2. Belgium; R. Blanpain.
3. Germany; R. Buschmann, T. Walter.
4. Italy; M. Biagi.
5. Latin America; L. Aparicio Valdez, J. Bernedo Alvarado.
6. Spain; M. C. Rodriguez-Pinero Royo.
7. United Kingdom; D. McCann.
8. United States; S. L. Willborn.
9. Quality in European Community Industrial Relations; M. Biagi.
10. A Constitutional Reading of the Test for Unfair Discrimination in South African Labour Law; C. Cooper.
11. Outsourcing and Collectively Determined Wages and Working Conditions in Belgium; C. Engels.
12. Employment and Privacy: Electronic Interaction in the Workplace; F. Hendrickx.
13. Concerns Associated with the Increase of Contingent Employment in Japan; M. Morishima. Excerpts from the Discussion.
14. Online Rights of Workers: Electronic Interactions in the Workplace; A. Avio.
15. Online Rights of Workers: Electronic Interaction in the Workplace: General Reflections and Some Belgian Perspectives; M. De Vos.
16. A Proposal to Regulate the Use of Communication Electronic Resources in a Company; C. Fernandez Hernandez.
17. Electronic Monitoring and Employment Privacy; F. Hendrickx.
18. New Working Patterns and Social Security; S. Renga.
19. Employment Contracts; M. Schmidt.
20. Migration and the Battle of the Brains; S. L. Willborn.

Series: Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations

China and ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights At Work
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041149848
Published January 2014
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
£84.00
Labour Law between Change and Tradition: Liber Amicorum Antoine Jacobs ISBN 9789041134240
Published May 2011
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
Rethinking Corporate Governance: from Shareholder Value to Stakeholder Value ISBN 9789041134509
Published March 2011
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£100.00
Regulation of Fixed-Term Employment Contracts: A Comparative Overview ISBN 9789041133564
Published October 2010
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£84.00
Seafarers Rights in the Globalized Maritime Industry ISBN 9789041133496
Published September 2010
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
European Works Councils: Euro Directive 2009/38/EC of 6 May 2009 ISBN 9789041132086
Published November 2009
Kluwer Law International
£98.00
Employment Policies and Multilevel Governance
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041128669
Published April 2009
Kluwer Law International
£93.00
New Developments in Employment Discrimination Law ISBN 9789041127822
Published October 2008
Kluwer Law International
£99.00
Women in Academia and Equality law: Aiming High - Falling Short
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041124272
Published March 2006
Kluwer Law International
£94.00
Freedom of Services in the European Union: Labour and Social Security Law: The Bolkestein Initiative
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041124531
Published March 2006
Kluwer Law International
£106.00
Labour Relations in the Asia-Pacific Countries
ISBN 9789041122391
Published September 2003
Kluwer Law International
£89.00
Employee Rights in Bankruptcy
ISBN 9789041119421
Published October 2002
Kluwer Law International
£64.00
The Impact of the Internet and New Technologies on the Workplace ISBN 9789041118240
Published July 2002
Kluwer Law International
£91.00
Involvement of Employees in the European Union
ISBN 9789041117601
Published March 2002
Kluwer Law International
£128.00
On-line Rights for Employees in the Information Society ISBN 9789041116260
Published February 2002
Kluwer Law International
£128.00
The Council of Europe and the Social Challenges of the XXIst Century
ISBN 9789041115430
Published March 2001
Kluwer Law International
£133.00
Deregulation and Labour Law
ISBN 9789041113702
Published June 2000
Kluwer Law International
£72.00
Multinational Enterprises and the Social Challenges of the XXIst Century
ISBN 9789041112804
Published December 1999
Kluwer Law International
£131.00
The Process of Industrialization and the Role of Labor Law in Asian Countries
ISBN 9789041110473
Published April 1999
Kluwer Law International
£67.00
Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union ISBN 9789041105271
Published March 1998
Kluwer Law International
£126.00
Employment Protection Under Strain ISBN 9789041105288
Published March 1998
Kluwer Law International
£88.00
The Harmonization of Working Life and Family Life
ISBN 9789041100641
Published June 1997
Kluwer Law International
£85.00
Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Central and Eastern Europe
ISBN 9789041102980
Published January 1997
Kluwer Law International
£107.00
Industrial Relations in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
ISBN 9789065446961
Published July 1995
Kluwer Law International
£93.00
Workers' Participation
ISBN 9789065446008
Published July 1994
Kluwer Law International
£111.00
Employee Rights and Industrial Justice
ISBN 9789065448040
Published June 1994
Kluwer Law International
£98.00