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Monday, 7 September 2015

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

Regulating Labour in Garment Supply Chains

Labour and Social Protection of Migrants

Labor Relations around the World; A discussion based on three books that focus on Comparative Employment Relations

Emerging from the Crisis? Public Service employment relations in Europe

Employee Financial Participation

Age Discrimination and labour law

Labour Migration, Regional Integration

Resolution of Workplace Conflict

 

 

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

OPENING PLENARY SESSION

Keynote Speaker:

Mr Greg Vines, Deputy Director‐General, ILO

PLENARY SESSION TRACKS 1 AND 2:
INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT: IMPACT, CHALLENGES, STRUCTURES AND MODELS;
SOCIAL SECURITY AND SOCIAL PROTECTION: DEVELOPING DISCOURSES

Keynote speaker:

Professor Frances Lund, University KwaZulu-Natal, RSA : Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO): Extending social protection / social security to informal workers: pathways to inclusive practices | Presentation

Plenary Papers

WORKSHOPS

Innovative forms of organization in the context of informal and precarious work

Responsibility for the provision of social protection: the state, business, trade unions, community or family

Innovation in social protection

Human rights protection

Corporate social responsibility

SPECIAL PLENARY SESSION:
DEVELOPMENTS IN CHINESE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, LABOUR LAW AND SOCIAL SECURITY

 

 

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

PLENARY SESSION 1 TRACK 3:
DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AROUND THE WORLD, AND THE IMPACT OF GLOBALISATION

Keynote speaker:

  • Professor Greg Bamber (Australian Consortium for Research in Employment and Work (ACREW), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia): Employment Relations: Internationally Comparative Frameworks of Analysis | Presentation

Plenary Papers

PLENARY SESSION 2 TRACK 3:
DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AROUND THE WORLD, AND THE IMPACT OF GLOBALISATION

Keynote speaker:

Professor Tayo Fashoyin (Formerly Visiting Professor of Labour and Employment Relations, Cornell University, USA): Change and transformation of employment relations in developing economies

Plenary Papers

WORKSHOPS

Employment relations, society and labour solidarity

China’s labour and employment relations challenges

Trade union challenges

Managing human resources

Restructuring work and industry

Globalisation and employment relations

Employment relations review

Trade unions and employers’ associations in collective bargaining

Trade union organisation and employer associations

Human Resource development, intermediaries and internships

Segmentation and flexibility in the labour market

Outsourcing, global competitiveness and employment relations

Labour Solidarity

Industrial conflict and its resolution into labour law?

Africa and its legacies

Skills and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa

Employment and working conditions

Cross-National differences in work organisation and employment relations

 

Thursday, 10 September 2015

PLENARY SESSION 1 TRACK 4:
LABOUR LAW AND REGULATION

Keynote speaker:

Professor Manfred Weiss, Emeritus-Professor, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany: The future of labour law in the context of global challenges

Plenary Papers

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

Regional cooperation of labour lawyers

Limitations of Social Security coverage

The Marikana Massacre: Locating violent industrial disputes

WORKSHOPS

Labour law and its inter-relationship with human rights law and social justice, development and the decent work agenda

Labour law protection in the context of non-standard work and unemployment: emerging trends

The search for substantive equality at work

Labour law and regulation in a globalised society: the future of labour law in the changing world of work

Recent developments regarding freedom of association and the right to strike

Labour dispute resolution and the enforcement of labour law

PLENARY SESSION 2 TRACK 5:
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Keynote speaker:

Plenary Papers

WORKSHOPS

Disputes and strikes in the public service: strategies for prevention

Remuneration in the public service: equal treatment and the prevention of underpayment and overpayment of different sectors in the public service

Collective bargaining in the public service: identifying the most appropriate bargaining structures

Appropriate legal techniques for the regulation of the public employment relationship

Worker participation and Societal Effects

Wage structures and their consequences

Worker Participation and Voice

Occupational Health and Safety

 

 

Friday, 11 September 2015

PLENARY SESSION 1 TRACK 6:
THE MIGRATION PHENOMENON: STRATEGIES FOR THE PROTECTION OF MIGRANT WORKERS

Keynote speaker:

Mr Patrick Taran, President: Global Migration Policy Associates, Switzerland: Migration, globalization and the world of work: new challenges for labour relations

Plenary Papers

WORKSHOPS

Migration, employment and labour market regulation

Migration, employment and labour market regulation

Migration, employment and labour market regulation

Migration, employment and labour market regulation

Migration and social protection