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Workers’ Rights in an Evolving World of Work

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The panel debate will focus on workers’ rights in an evolving world of work and reflect on challenges related to ongoing transitions in areas such as collective bargaining, workplace regulation, labour rights and business, an ageing population and the complex interplay – and often tension – between regulation at different levels. Moderator: Lee Swepston Panelists: Janice Bellace, Mia Rönnmar and Kari Tapiola

SPEAKERS


Janice Bellace is Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management at Wharton School. Her research interests cover e.g. American and European labour law and employment relations and international human rights. Janice is also Past-President of ILERA (the International Labour and Employment Relations Association) and a former chair of the ILO Committee of Experts.


Mia Rönnmar is Professor of Private Law and Dean at the Faculty of Law at Lund University. She specializes in Swedish, comparative and EU labour law and employment relations. Mia is also President-Elect of ILERA and a member of the Norma Research Programme at Lund University


Lee Swepston is American and received his legal education at Columbia Law School. He is a former senior official of the ILO, where he worked mainly in the fields of international labour standards, human rights and indigenous and tribal peoples, subjects on which he has written extensively. For more than 10 years Lee has been teaching at the Master’s Programme in International Human Rights Law in Lund (together with Constance Thomas in recent years).


Kari Tapiola served as Deputy Director-General and Executive Director of the ILO, and later as Special Adviser to the Director-General. Before joining the ILO Kari was a member of the ILO’s Governing Body, representing the Nordic Workers. In his professional life Kari has especially dealt with questions of international labour standards and fundamental principles and rights at work, multinational enterprises, the social and labour effects of globalization, and technological change and industrial relations.

Time: 
03/10/2017 - 15:15
Location: 
The Pufendorf Hall, Lilla Gråbrödersgatan 3, 222 22 Lund

About the event

Time: 
03/10/2017 - 15:15
Location: 
The Pufendorf Hall, Lilla Gråbrödersgatan 3, 222 22 Lund

rwi

Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

       Storagråbrödersgatan 17B

       221 05 Lund
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      www.rwi.lu.se