Bulletin No. 14/2015




Great Transformation of Work

Interview to Dr. Werner Eichhorst

Werner Eichhorst, The WORKLIFE HUB, 16 November 2015

Uber Is Not the Future of Work

Lawrence Mishel, The Atlantic, 16 November 2015

9 Working Examples of Platform Cooperativism

J. Nathan Matias, MIT Center for Civic Media, 13 November 2015.

The Future of Work: Empowering the Data-Driven Worker

Gina Neff, Pacific Standard, 10 November 2015

Labour Law

UK Trade Union Bill: Latest in line of global attacks on right to strike

Helen Russell, Global Labour Column, November 2015

Tyco: Travel, Working Time, Wages and the Route to Casualisation (

Deirdre McCann, Oxford Human Rights Hub, 7 November 2015.

TTIP – what's in it for labour, environment and sustainable development?

Cecilia Malmström, European Commission Blog Post, 6 November 2015

Industrial Relations

Syndicalisme 2.0

Par Gaspard Koenig, Les Echos, 18 November 2015.

Wage bargaining under the new European Economic Governance

Guy Van Gyes and Thorsten Schulten, ETUI, 2015

European Works Councils: towards a common standard?

Stan De Spiegelaere and Romek Jagodzinski, Social Europe, 9 November 2015

Labour Market

Opportunities and outcomes in education and work: Gender effects

UK Commission for employment and skills, November 2015

Posting of agency workers and the cross-border provision services

Eurociett – Position Paper, 9 November 2015

School to Work Transition, Higher Education & Innovative PhD

Thyssen: New business-led initiative will help young people into jobs

Henriette Jacobsen, Daniela Vincenti,, 16 November 2015

Education, the best route to employment

Tibor Navracsics,, 16 November 2015

Wellness, Health & Safety at Work

Fit-for-work tests may have taken serious toll on mental health

Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, 16 November 2015

Healthy Workplace Summit 2015

Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress, Bilbao, 3–4 November 2015

Eliminating occupational cancer in Europe and globally

Jukka Takala, OSH WIKI, November 2015

Employment & Demography

You can’t walk away while still handcuffed

Kate Roberts, Anti-slavery blog, 13 November 2015

Rethinking Emigration: turning challenges into opportunities

Demetrios G. Papademetriou, MPI, November 2015


We’re living longer. That’s Great, Except for Social Security

Josh Barro, The New York Times, 17 November 2015.

Fostering job search among older workers: the case for pension reform

J. Ignacio García-Pérez and Alfonso R. Sánchez-Martín, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 13 November 2015

Charting public opinion on the future of the welfare state

Pia Hùttl and Guntram B. Wolff, Bruegel blog post, 10 November 2015

Common ground for independent workers

Portable Benefits, Medium, 10 november 2015


Events & Call for Papers

Position of Professor of Industrial Relations

École de relations industrielles. Faculté des arts et des sciences (Université Montréal):

8 th Annual Legal Seminar - Digitalization and Labour Law

The Hage, The Netherlands, 26-27 November 2015

Facilitating Sustainable Work: Theory and Practice

3 - 5 November 2016, Manchester (UK), The 28th Annual Conference. European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy

ISA Conference: Meeting the Productivity Challenge

24 - 26 May 2016, Minneapolis (USA), 2016 Industry Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS. 53rd Annual CIRA Congress Visions of Work: Examining the Workplace as a Multidisciplinary Meeting Place

31 May - 2 June 2016, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada