7th EELA-ERA Annual Seminar On European Labour Law 2019
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7th EELA-ERA Annual Seminar On European Labour Law 2019

Brussels, 22 November 2019 (10:00-16:00) 
 
Objective 
The EELA-ERA annual seminar in Brussels aims to provide participants with an update on the most recent cases and initiatives at EU level and a discussion of current topics of European labour law. The latest trends, recent case law and main challenges ahead will be presented and debated by high-level speakers. 

Key topics:
• New 2019 Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions
• New 2019 Directive on work-life balance
• New 2019 Directive on whistleblowing
• Posting of workers – new rules to be implemented by 2020
• The new European Labour Authority in Bratislava

Programme 
Friday, 22 November 2019

09:30 Registration of participants and welcome coffee

10:00 Welcome and introduction Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt, EELA and Leyre Maiso Fontecha, ERA

10:15 The new 2019 Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions and its impact for workers’ rights in the gig economy and other non-standard forms of work Prof Nicola Countouris, University College London

10:45 Discussion

11:00 The new 2019 Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers Miguel de la Corte Rodríguez, Legal Officer, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels

11:30 Discussion

11:45 Coffee break

12:15 The new 2019 Directive on whistleblowing Zeta Georgiadou, Deputy Head Of Unit, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels (tbc)

12:45 Discussion

13:00 Lunch

14:15 Recent developments in mobility of workers: new posting of workers rules & the newly established European Labour Authority Jordi Curell, Director of “Labour mobility”, DG Employment, European Commission, Brussels; Interim Executive Director of the European Labour Authority, Bratislava

15:00 Panel discussion with EELA lawyers

15:30 Discussion

16:00 End of the seminar

Programme may be subject to amendment

Registration 
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Conference Venue 
L42 - Rue de la Loi, 42 
B-1040 Bruxelles 
T +32 2 842 42 42 | info@l42.be  
Access & Location 
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