Events & Conferences

Datum: 14.11.14 | Location: Paris

6 YEARS OF AUSTERITY AND THE IMPACT ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Invitation to the International Conference Saturday, 15th November 2014, 09h00 – 17h00 Maison de l’Europe 35-37 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75004 Paris, France

 

 

 

0900 Entrance, registration

Morning

09h30 Welcome: Jean Luc Wabant, Lawyer Lille/Paris, SAF, ELW-Coordinating Committee

10h00 Prof. Keith Ewing (Kings College London),
Introduction - Collective Bargaining in times of Austerity

10h45 Isabelle Schoemann (Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute, Brussels),

Collective Bargaining – comparison of the changes on national level under the impact of the crisis. How can the European law contribute to fight against the regression

11h30 Coffee-Break

12h00 Prof. Filip Dorssemont (Université Catholique de Louvain),

Austerity in the jurisdiction of the ECtHR and the ECJ

13h00 Lunch break

Afternoon

14h00 Dr. Reingard Zimmer (soon Prof. of labour law at Berlin school of Economics and Law),

How it all started - the  role of Germany concerning the roll back of labour law in the EU

14h45 Prof. Pascal Lokiec (Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre),

How austerity is forcing French unions, works councils and workers to make concessions

15h30 Coffee-Break

16h00 Dr. Francisco Trillo, Profesor Contratado, Castilla La Mancha University (Ciudad Real, Spain)

Spain and other South-European countries as drastic examples of austerity of labour law and collective bargaining

16h45 Isabelle Schoemann (Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute, Brussels),
Trade Union Strategies in Europe against the policy of austerity

17h30 Conclusions

18h00 End of the conference

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Possible updates of the programme will be published on the website of the ELW-Network, www.elw-network.eu

Organizers:

·         ELW-Network, www.elw-network.eu

with support of

·         European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights – ELDH, www.eldh.eu

·         Syndicat des Avocats de France – SAF, http://www.lesaf.org/accueil.html

·         Fonds Interprofessionnel de Formation des Professionnelles Libéraux – FIF PL, http://www.fifpl.fr/

·         Vereinigung Demokratischer JuristInnen und Juristen – VDJ, www.vdj.de

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Registration

Registration fee (please transfer to the ELW-Network bank account, see below) or at the conference in cash (only EURO), no credit cards, no checks accepted

All Lawyers (French and others): 200 € (reduced fee for registration and payment until 15th October 2014: 150 €)

The registered participants will receive (as far as available) the speeches held at the conference by email afterwards.

Please transfer the registration fee to the ELW-Network Bank Account until 31st October 2014

After this date you can do the payment in cash (only EURO) at the conference

bank account:

ELW – Network, ING (Brussels, Belgium)

IBAN BE14 3631 2954 7883, BIC/SWIFT  BBRUBEBB

Reference: ELW-Conference - 6 YEARS OF AUSTERITY

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Registration Form:  please send to the ELW-Coordinating Committee (Jan Buelens) until 30th September 2014

fax +032 (0)3 366 10 75, email: elw-network@eldh.eu, posted letter : address see above

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Profession ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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Payment: by transfer in advance until 31st October 2014 (   ) or in cash at the conference (…)

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How to get there:

The Maison de l’Europe is situated in the Marais quarter of Paris, 4th arrondissement

Next Metro Station: Saint Paul, line 1, on the Rue de Rivoli

http://www.paris-europe.eu/008-L-Association/2-Plan-d-Acces.htm

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Hotels, Restaurants nearby: you will receive some suggestions after registration

The invitation as PDF-file