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Jean Monnet Summer Course


This Summer Course, EU Labour Law Perspectives: Enhancing the EU Social Pillar, was aimed at keeping employment specialists and labour law practitioners up-to-date by providing an overview of the latest policy developments, legislative initiatives and case law in the field of EU labour law.

EU labour law perspectives – Enhancing the EU social pillar
Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Action
Project Reference: 587919-EPP-1-2017-1-NL-EPPJMO-PROJECT
Coordinators: University of Amsterdam – Hugo Sinzheimer Institute
Prof. Dr. R.M. Beltzer
Dr. N. E. Ramos Martín,
Partner institution: University Carlos III - Madrid
Prof. Dr. J. Mercader Uguina,
Dr. A. B. Muñoz,

Venue: Amsterdam Law School

Key topics

  • The European Pillar of Social Rights
  • Workers protection in insolvency proceedings
  • Labour law and the on-demand economy
  • EU social security law
  • Update on the revision of the Posting of Workers legislation
  • Temporary agency work and flexible employment
  • Labour law in the on-demand economy
  • Working time Directive
  • Workers involvement in the undertaking
  • EU Antidiscrimination Law and protection of atypical workers (fixed-term contracts, part-time workers), discrimination on grounds of gender, religion and age at work, etc.
  • Other recent legislative and policy developments at EU level: work -life balance and proposal on a Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions.
  • Programme

Click here to download the provisional programme

Course organisation team

  • Prof. dr. R.M. (Ronald) Beltzer
  • dr. N.E. (Nuria) Ramos Martín
  • dr. J.H. (Hanneke) Bennaars

Target group

This conference was aimed at academics, lawyers specialised in employment and labour law, and other legal practitioners.

Course aim

The purpose of this course was to provide thorough updated information on European labour law developments.

Credits info

Professional Legal Training total:19 hours