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European Labour Law Network

Annual Legal ELLN Seminar 2014 “New Forms of Employment and EU Law”

The 7th European Labour Law Network Annual Legal Seminar took place in The Hague/ The Netherlands on 27 and 28 November 2014.
The theme of this year’s conference was “New Forms of Employment and EU Law“.

The programme was divided into seven main sessions:

1. An introduction to the theme of the Seminar on the “Overview of new forms of employment” by Ms. Irene Mandl, Eurofound
2. An introduction to the theme of the Seminar on “New forms of employment and IT – Crowdsourcing” by Prof. Jan Marco Leimeister, University of St. Gallen and Kassel University
3. New forms of employment: Implications for EU law – The law as it stands, keynote speech by Prof. Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge
4. Implications of Council Directive 91/533/EEC for new forms of employment, keynote speech by Ms. Claire Toumieux, Allen & Overy France
5. Non-standard employment: What can the EU do?, keynote speech by Prof. Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge
6. Civil law contracts in Hungary, keynote speech by Prof. Tamás Gyulavári, Pázmány Péter Catholic University
7. Discussion with Mr. Guillaume Cairou, President, European Umbrella Companies Federation (FEPS) and Ms. Christiane Benner, executive managing Director, Industrial Union of Metalworkers Germany (IG Metall)

The themes were elaborated during the Seminar by means of presentations and working group discussions.

For more information, see Seminar Report 2014.