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Employment and Private International Law

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Employment and Private International Law

9781786432261 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Ulla Liukkunen, Professor of Labour Law and Private International Law, University of Helsinki, Finland
Publication Date: February 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78643 226 1 Extent: c 912 pp
This invaluable collection gathers together a unique set of articles that focus on employment law and labour protection issues that are central to understanding the complex development of private international law and its broadening challenges. The articles reflect their time, but also discuss timeless questions that raise specific features and fundamental issues of this ever-changing subject area. Together with an original introduction by the editor, the collection draws attention to the broader regulatory framework and significant challenges to traditional approaches under way. This collection will be of great interest to both labour law and private international law scholars and practitioners who deal with cross-border work.

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This invaluable collection gathers together a unique set of articles that focus on employment law and labour protection issues that are central to understanding the complex development of private international law and its broadening challenges. The articles reflect their time, but also discuss timeless questions that raise specific features and fundamental issues of this ever-changing subject area. Together with an original introduction by the editor, the collection draws attention to the broader regulatory framework and significant challenges to traditional approaches under way. This collection will be of great interest to both labour law and private international law scholars and practitioners who deal with cross-border work.
Critical Acclaim
‘The book edited by Professor Liukkunen provides excellent guidance through the development and principles of modern conflict-of-laws rules in the field of cross-border employment relations.’
– Michael Bogdan, University of Lund, Sweden
Contributors
31 articles, dating from 1978 to 2016
Contributors include: F. Dorssemont, B.A. Hepple, K.E. Klare, L. Merrett, G. Palao Moreno, C.G.J. Morse, R. Morse, G. Mundlak, S.C. Symeondies, A. van Hoek
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Acknowledgements

Introduction Ulla Liukkunen

PART I POINTS OF DEPARTURE [145 pp]

1. Karl E. Klare (1982), ‘The Public/Private Distinction in Labour Law’, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 130 (6), 1358–422 [65]

2 Guy Davidov (2002), ‘The Three Axes of Employment Relationships: A Characterization of Workers in Need of Protection’, University of Toronto Law Journal, 52 (4), Autumn, 357–418 [62]

3. Marie-Ange Moreau (2013), ‘The Reconceptualization of the Employment Relationship and Labour Rights through Transnationality’, Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 34 (3), 697–714 [18]


PART II TERRITORIALITY AND EXTRATERRITORIALITY [65 pp]

4. Robin Morse (2008), ’Choice of Law, Territoriality and National Law: The Case of Employment’, in Hélène Gaudemet-Tallon (ed.), Vers de Nouveaux Équilibres Entre Ordres Juridiques: Liber Amicorum, France: Dalloz, 763–74
[12]
5. Louise Merrett (2010),’The Extra-Territorial Reach of Employment Legislation’, Industrial Law Journal, 39 (4), December, 355–81 [27]

6. William B. Gould IV (2010), ’Labor Law Beyond U.S. Borders: Does What Happens Outside of America Stay Outside of America?’, Stanford Law and Policy Review, 21, 401–26 [26]


PART III EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AND THEIR CONFLICTS RULES [202 pp]

7. Symeon C. Symeonides (2009), ‘Result-Selectivism in Private International Law’, Willamette Law Review, 46 (1), 1–32 [32]

8. Patrick J. Borchers (2008), ‘Categorical Exceptions to Party Autonomy in Private International Law’, Tulane Law Review, 82 (5), 1645–61 [17]

9. C.G.J. Morse (1982), ’Contracts of Employment and the E.E.C. Contractual Obligations Convention’ in P. M. North D.C.L. (ed.), Contract Conflicts The E.E.C. Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations: A Comparative Study, Chapter 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and New York, UK and Oxford, UK: North-Holland Publishing Company, 143–84 [42]

10. B. A. Hepple (1978), ‘Conflict of Laws on Employment Relationships Within the E.E.C’, in K. Lipstein (ed.) Harmonization of Private International Law, London, UK: University of London Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 39–48 [10]


11. M. Franzen (2007), ’Conflicts of Law in Employment Contract and Industrial Relations’, in R. Blanpain (ed.), Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Industrialized Market Economies, Chapter 9, Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer, 215–35 [21]

12. Richard Kidner (1998), ‘Jurisdiction in European Contracts of Employment’, Industrial Law Journal, 27 (2), June, 103–20 [18]

13. Sebastian Krebber (1999), ’Conflict of Laws in Employment in Europe’, Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 21 (3), 501–41 [41]

14. C. G. J. Morse (1992), ’Consumer Contracts, Employment Contracts and the Rome Convention’, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 41 (1), January, 1–21 [21]


PART IV POSTING OF WORKERS AS EU DILEMMA [148 pp]


15. Paul Davies (1997), ’Posted Workers: Single Market or Protection of National Labour Law Systems?’, Common Market Law Review, 34 (3), 571–602 [32]

16. Guillermo Palao Moreno (2002), ’Multinational Groups of Companies and Individual Employment Contracts in Spanish and European Private International Law’, Yearbook of Private International Law, Volume IV, Munich, Germany: Dr. Otto Schmidt, 303–34 [32]

17. Louise Merrett (2011), ‘Posted Workers in Europe from a Private International Law Perspective’, Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, 13, October, 219–44 [26]

18. Jonas Malmberg and Tore Sigeman (2008), ’Industrial Actions and EU Economic Freedoms: The Autonomous Collective Bargaining Model Curtailed by the European Court of Justice’, Common Market Law Review, 45 (4), 1115–46 [32]

19. Ulla Liukkunen (2012), ’Collison Between the Economic and the Social – What Has Private International Law Got to Do With It?’ in Pia Letto-Vanamo and Jan Smits (eds), Coherence and Fragmentation in European Private Law, Munich, Germany: Dr. Otto Schmidt, 125–50 [26]


PART V INDUSTRIAL ACTION, CHOICE OF LAW AND LEGAL LIABILITY [57 pp]

20. Guillermo Palao Moreno (2007), ’The Law Applicable to a Non-Contractual Obligation with Respect to an Industrial Action’, In Peter Sarcevic, Andrea Bonomi and Paul Volken (eds), Yearbook of Private International Law, Volume IX, Munich, Germany: Dr. Otto Schmidt,
115–25 [11]

21. Filip Dorssemont and Aukje van Hoek (2011), ’Collective Action in Labour Conflicts under the Rome II Regulation (Part I)’, European Labour Law Journal, 2 (2), June, 48–75 [28]

22. Filip Dorssemont and Aukje van Hoek (2011), ’Collective Action in Labour Conflicts under the Rome II Regulation (Part II)’, European Labour Law Journal, 2 (2), June, 101–18 [18]

PART VI TRANSNATIONAL DIMENSION OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION [117 pp]


23. Etienne Pataut (2016), ’Collective Agreements in Europe: European Social Dialogue and Contractual Autonomy’, in Jürgen Basedow, Chen Su, Matteo Fornaiser and Ulla Liukkenen (eds), Employee Participation and Collective Bargaining in Europe and China, Heidelberg, Germany: Mohr Siebeck Verlag, 83–101 [19]

24. Achim Seifert (2012), ’Transnational Collective Bargaining: The Case of the European Union’ in Kitty Malherbe, Julia Sloth-Nelson (eds), Labour Law into the Future: Essays in honour of D’Arcy du Toit, South Africa: JUTA, 76–96 [21]

25. Rüdiger Krause (2012), ’International Framework Agreements as Instrument for the Legal Enforcement of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining? The German Case’, Comparative Labour Law and Policy Journal, 33, 749–73 [25]

26. Alvin L. Goldman (2012), ‘Enforcement of International Framework Agreements Under U.S. Law’, Comparative Labour Law and Policy Journal, 33, 605–34 [30]

27. Achim Seifert (2008), ‘Global Employee Information and Consultation Procedures in Worldwide Enterprises’, International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 24 (3), 327–48 [22]


PART VII TRANSNATIONAL AND GLOBAL ISSUES – PRIVATE REGIMES WITHOUT STATE [134 pp]

28. Katherine Van Wezel Stone (1994–1995), ’Labor and the Global Economy: Four Approaches to Transnational Labor Regulation’, Michigan Journal of International Law, 16, 987–1028 [42]

29. David M. Trubek, Jim Mosher and Jeffrey S. Rothstein (2000), ’Transnationalism in the Regulation of Labor Relations: International Regimes and Transnational Advocacy Networks’, Law and Social Inquiry, 25 (4), October, 1187–211 [25]

30. Silvana Sciarra (2006), ’Collective Exit Strategies: New Ideas in Transnational Labour Law’ in Brian Langille and Guy Davidov (eds), The Idea of Labour Law, Oxford, UK: Hart Publishing, 405–19 [15]

31. Guy Mundlak (2009), ’De-Territorializing Labor Law’, Law and Ethics of Human Rights, 2 (3), 189–222 [34]

32. Ulla Liukkunen (2014), ’Transnational Labour Law and Fundamental Labour Rights – Making Chinese Workers Matter?’ in Roger Blanpain Chen Yifeng and Ulla Liukkunen (eds), China and ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Chapter 10, Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer, 163–80 [18]



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