European Lawyers for Workers ELW – Plenary Assembly and Workshop

26 November 2016, Amazone, Carrefour de l’égalité de genre , Middaglijnstraat 10 rue du Meridien, 1210 Brussel/Bruxelles, Belgium (near Metro Botanique, 15 minutes from Gare du Nord)

The programme 

13.00 – 14.30: Plenary Assembly of the ELW ‘contact persons’ (see point 14 of the ELW founding document ), with a focus on: o The report of the Coordinating Committee, including a financial report; o Discussion on the activities of the ELW: newsletter, next conference, probably on 20 May 2017 in Florence/Italy; o Election of a new Coordinating Committee; o Decision on the budget of the ELW; and o Recruitment of new members

14.30 – 14.45: coffee break

14.45 – 18.00: open workshop with short country reports:

  • UK: the Impact of Brexit on labour law;
  • France: the new labour law and the fight of workers, students and trade unions against it;
  • Belgium: recent changes in labour law;
  • Russia: development of labour law in the crisis; o Overview of recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights concerning labour law;
  • open discussion

20.00: group dinner for members and other participants.

The meeting is organized by the  ELW-Network. It is open for ELW members and friends.

Prior registration is necessary for all participants.

Registration is free for members who have paid their membership fee. For other participants the registration fee is 20 EURO.

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