Labour Law Reforms in Eastern and Western Europe by Tomas DavulisLabour Law Reforms in Eastern and Western Europe by Tomas Davulis

Labour Law Reforms in Eastern and Western Europe

EditorTomas Davulis

Paperback | June 30, 2017

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Recent years in Europe have been marked by efforts to introduce changes in labour law in order to boost employment, reduce labour costs and increase flexibility of national labour markets. The increased international competition has led to major labour law reforms in some European countries but the majority of national developments still indicate a rather limited reformist approach. Evolutionary rather than revolutionary efforts were initiated to balance the wage-setting mechanisms and to soften the dismissal law protection to create room for flexibility, to increase employment by promoting atypical forms of employment, to accommodate legal regulations to technological advances and the new types of economy. Accompanying social security measures intended to improve the efficiency of active labour market policies.

The current selection of academic contributions intends to provide an overview of recent developments in the legal regulation of labour markets in Eastern and Western European countries. The authors’ contributions could not cover all the aspects of the current state of recent reformist efforts on the labour markets. However, by picturing separate developments in different European countries, it intends to assist in identifying regional similarities. Furthermore, it provides opportunities for exchange of ideas, experiences and practices for shaping labour law both at European and national level.

Dr. Tomas Davulis, LL.M. is a Full Professor of Labour Law at the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University, Lithuania. His main areas of research include international and European Union labour law, non-discrimination law and industrial relations. In 2014-2015 he was presiding the working group entrusted with the preparation of the draft l...
Title:Labour Law Reforms in Eastern and Western EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 8.65 × 5.92 × 1.1 inPublished:June 30, 2017Publisher:P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Éditions Scientifiques InternationalesLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Content: Tamàs Gyulavàri: Labour Law Reforms in the Eastern European Member States: towards a New Structure of Work Relationships? – Polonca Končar: The dynamics of the Slovenian labour law: between the reforms and permanent evolution – Tomas Davulis: Main features of Lithuanian Labour Law Reform 2016 – Manfred Weiss: Labour Law Reforms in Germany – Niklas Bruun: The Battle about Labour Law Reforms and the Long and Winding Road towards the Competitiveness Pact in Finland 2015-2016 – Paul Marginson/Christian Welz: European wage-setting mechanisms under pressure: negotiated and unilateral change and the EU’s economic governance regime – Daiva Petrylaitė: The Transformations of Employment Relations: What is the Role of Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations? – Rytis Krasauskas: The Lithuanian Social Partnership Model And Its Impact On The Development of Labour Law – Otmar Seul: Standards for Employee Participation in Decision-Making Processes (Information and Consultation Rights) and their Implementation in Candidate countries for EU Accession in the Western Balkans: the Case of Albania – Wilfried Rauws/Evelien Timbermont: Individual Labour Law Reforms in Belgium and the Role of Certain Socio-Economic Factors – Marc de Vos: From Dismissal Law to Re-Employment Law: a Culture War – Christina Aguilar: Dismissal by reason of redundancy for the company’s needs in the latest Labour Reform in Spain – Andrzej Marian Świątkowski: Labour law reform: the emergence of the new concept of employment relationship in Poland – Robert Rebhahn: New Forms of Work – an Austrian Perspective – Gaabriel Tavits: Occupational Health and Safety Requirements and Flexible Organisation of the Working Time: Legal Regulation of Labour Relations in Estonia – Lourdes Mella Mendez: New Limits of ICTS At Work: The Right To Disconnect From Them – Kiss György: A New Approach of Flexicurity: The Importance of Pacta Sunt Servanda and Clausula Rebus Sic Stantibus in employment relationship – Tomas Bagdanskis: The Freedom of Contract in Lithuanian Labour Law. Tomas Bagdanskis – Beata Martišienė: Non-competition Agreements: Lithuanian Experience – Eglė Tamošiūnaitė: Business Transfer In The Context Of Labour Law Reform – Arnas Paliukėnas: Arbitration Agreements in Individual Labour Law – Gintautas Bužinskas: Labour Rights Defence: The Experience Of The Baltic States – Silvia Spattini: The Recent Reform of the Social Security System in Italy – Tatiana Wrocławska: The Analyses of The Legal Measures Taken to Combat Unemployment (to Boost Employability) among Older People According to the Last Amendments of the Polish Law on Employment Promotion and Labour Market Institutions – Kristīne Dupate: The reform of the labour and social security law in Latvia with regard to the rights of the employees in connection with the child-birth – Olga Chesalina: The Legal Framework of Unemployment Benefits in Russia – Audrius Bitinas: Unemployment Benefits System in Lithuania: Problems of the Regulation and New Reforms.