JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2006 (February 21)
Decentralizing Industrial Relations and the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives

JILPT holds a biennial Comparative Labor Law Seminar, with the aim of having cross-national discussion and comparative analyses on critical issues in the field of labor law, by inviting researchers from abroad. This year the 8th Seminar was held with the theme of "Decentralizing Industrial Relations and the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives."

The papers presented in the seminar are compiled as JILPT Report No.3 (PDF:557KB)

"Decentralizing Industrial Relations and the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives"

Coordinator

Takashi Araki
Professor, University of Tokyo
Shinya Ouchi
Professor, Kobe University

Discussants and submitted papers

Hideyuki Morito
Professor, Dr., Seikei Law School, Seikei University (Japan)
Decentralizing Decentralized Industrial Relations?: the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives in Japan (PDF:71KB)
Bernd Waas
Professor of Law, University of Hagen (Germany)
Decentralizing Industrial Relations and the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives in German (PDF:96KB)
Julien Mouret
Ph.D. Candidate, Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV (France)
Collective Relations in France: A Multi-layered System in Mutation (PDF:99KB)
Maurizio Del Conte
Professor of Law, Universitá Bocconi (Italy)
Decentralizing Industrial Relations and the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representative (PDF:68KB)
Catherine Barnard
Dr. Reader in Law, University of Cambridge, Fellow of TrinityCollege, Cambridge (UK)
Worker Representation in the UK (PDF:78KB)
Thomas Kohler
Professor, Boston College Law School (USA)
Decentralizing Industrial Relations: The American Situation and its Significance in Comparative Perspe (PDF:94KB)
Anthony Forsyth
Senior Lecturer, Dr., Faculty of Business & Economics, Monash University (Australia)
Decentralisation and ‘Deregulation’ of Labour Relations through‘Ultra-Regulation’: Australia’s 2005 Labour Law Reforms (PDF:76KB)
Chih-Poung Liou
Senior Partner, Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law (Taiwan)
The Roles of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives in Taiwan (PDF:99KB)
Sukhwan Choi
Ph.D. Candidate in Law, Seoul National University (Korea)
Employee Representation System in South Korea (PDF:67KB)
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