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8th EELA-ERA Annual Seminar On European Labour Law 2020

8th EELA-ERA Annual Seminar On European Labour Law 2020

This online seminar will provide participants with an insight of the latest policy developments, legislative initiatives and case law at EU level in the field of employment and social law. It will also offer the possibility to discuss current challenges and practical issues relating to the current topic of posting of workers.


27 November 2020 (09:30-13:00)

09:30     Connecting to the platform

09:45     Welcome and introduction

10:00    Keynote speech – the priorities of the European Commission in matters of employment and labour law: the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights, platform workers, fair minimum wages, etc
Raquel Lucas, Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

10:40     Break

10:50     Recent case law of the European Court of Justice
Prof Achim Seifert, University of Jena

11:35     Discussion

11:50     Break

12:00     Posting of workers - The revised Directive
Prof Jean-Phillipe Lhernould, University of Poitiers

12:20     Panel discussion: experiences in dealing with practical problems of application of the posting of workers rules

·         Prof Jean-Phillipe Lhernould (chair)
·         Sophie Maes, Partner, Claeys & Engels, Brussels
·         Katarzyna Magnuska, Attorney-at-law, Wardynski & Partners, Warsaw
·         Valeria MorosiniPartner at Toffoletto De Luca TamajoMilan

12:45     Discussion

13:00     End of the online seminar

The Programme may be subject to amendment

Click here to register for the event. 


The Academy of European Law (ERA) and the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)

Interactive online seminar
The seminar will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on ERA´s own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.

ERA’s programmes meet the standard requirements for recognition as Continuing Professional Development (CPD). This online seminar corresponds to 3 CPD hours

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