The Future of Work: Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation in the Digital Era
Studies in Employment and Social Policy Volume 56
About this book:
The Future of Work is the most expansive and comprehensive book of its kind. It is a collection of expert essays that furnishes an abundance of well-thought-out material for comprehending the consequences of digitalization for the labour market and industrial relations. Far from being solely a technological issue, digitalization has broad implications in the social, labour and economic spheres. It leads to perils and opportunities for the workforce, and thus labour law must establish effective ways to both protect workers and allow them to profit from new technological developments.
What’s in this book:
Being cognizant of the fact that only an international perspective can make it possible to face the challenges of the present (and the future), renowned authorities from the International Labour Organization and the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law, as well as outstanding labour law professors, examine in depth the following issues:
- transformation of production systems;
- the spread of artificial intelligence;
- precariousness and exploitation in the gig economy;
- lessons learned from COVID-19;
- employment status of platform workers;
- new cross-border issues;
- rights to trade union associations and collective bargaining;
- role of the State in the new digital labour market; and
- blurred lines between work and private life.
An international team of contributors deals with issues from various overlapping perspectives and points of view, combining aspects of labour law, commercial law, corporate governance, and international law.
How this will help you:
Accentuating the need to adapt, primarily through the right to training, work, and professionalism with respect to the new technological landscape, the book draws on legislative, judicial, and theoretical initiatives suggesting ways of responding positively to the requests for protection that arise in the new forms of production. A uniquely valuable tool for study and reflection for policymakers and academics, the book will be appreciated by entrepreneurs, managers, consultants, corporate lawyers, judges, human rights experts, and trade unionists who are interested in the issues of labour, industrial relations, and social rights in European and international contexts.
Disclaimer: This title is in pre-production and any names, credits or associations are subject to change. The current table of contents and subject matter is for pre-release sample purposes only.
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The Future of Work in the ILO Perspective
The ILO and the Future of Work
Technology and Decent Work: Observations on the Report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work
Re-thinking Labour Law for the Twenty-First Century
Janice R. Bellace
Labour Law and Digital Platforms
Giuseppe Casale & Mario Fasani
The Division of Labor in the Digital Era
For a Human Centered Approach to the Future of Work
Technological Change, Institutions, and the Labour Market
Luigi Salvati & Pasquale Tridico
The Challenges of Digitization to the Regulatory Categories of Labour Law
Platform Capitalism and Labour Law
Digitalization and Its Impacts of De-spatialization and De-temporalization of Work and De-territoralization of the Labour Market: Is It Time to Rethink a ‘Sustainable’ Labour Law?
Platform Work: A Call for Working on a Rethink of the Institutions of Social Law
Digitalization, A.I. and Business 4.0. Changes in the Organization of Work and the Employment Relationship
Challenges for Labour Law in the Era of Digitalization: With Special Reference to Germany
Artificial Intelligence: The Third Element of the Labour Relations
Regulating the Employment Relationship in the Organization 4.0: Between Social Justice and Economic Efficiency
The Impact of Digitalisation on Individual Labour Relations: Working Time as an Outdated Concept?
Iva Bjelinski Radic
Institutional Aspects of Regulation: Between European Sources and Collective Bargaining
Adapting Labor Law to “Digital” Work: Between Scholarly Interpretation, Case Law and Legislative Intervention
Platforms, Unions and Workers: Is It Possible a Collective Bargaining?
The Labour Market and the Digital Revolution: Focus on Some Effects, Legislative Implications and the Role of Collective Bargaining
Platform Work and Business 4.0: Analysis of Some National Cases
Gig Work: Employees or Independent Contractors? Data and Regulatory Challenges in the Swedish Experience
Protection from Discriminatory Dismissal According to ILO Norms in the Context of German and Turkish National Law
Digital Nomads on Polish Labour Market: Legal Situation, Risks and Expectations
Platform Work and ‘Double Alienness’
Some Thoughts on Industry 4.0 and Trade Unions