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Regulating Temporary Employment: Equal Treatment, Qualified

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses contemporary regulations addressing precariousness in forms of employment diverging from the SER's central pillar of continuous employment. The analysis centres on the 1999 EU ... More


Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Leah F. Vosko

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This book seeks to understand the precarious margins of late‐capitalist labour markets. Its point of departure is the prevailing view that the full‐time continuous job or the standard employment ... More


Labour policy developments in Italy in comparative perspective

Fabio Berton, Matteo Richiardi, and Stefano Sacchi

in The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the evolution of labour flexibility policies in Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan. All four countries have introduced labour market reforms as a strategy to respond to high (or ... More


The scope and enforcement of the workplace anti-discrimination provisions

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698462
eISBN:
9780191745904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This analyses the scope of the existing EU legislation, in particular the Treaty, the Race Directive, the Framework Directive, and the Recast Directive. It continues by examining the relevant ... More


The Concept of the Employer

Jeremias Prassl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This work develops a functional concept of the employer in the hope of overcoming the theoretical and practical problems arising from the ascription of responsibility in fragmented employment ... More


Transitional Labour Markets and training: rebalancing flexibility and security for lifelong learning

Harm van Lieshout and Ton Wilthagen

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The concept of transitional labour markets (TLMs) has been developed in the framework of another European research project. It conceives analytically of labour markets as not only constituting ... More


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