JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2016 (February 29-March 1)
Reconsidering the notion of "employer" in the era of Fissured Workplace: Should labor law responsibilities exceed the boundary of the legal entity?

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 13th Seminar was held with the theme of "Reconsidering the notion of "employer" in the era of Fissured Workplace: Should labor law responsibilities exceed the boundary of the legal entity?".

Information

Date:
February 29-March 1, 2016
Venue:
Hotel Grand Palace Tokyo
Organizer:
The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT)

Coordinators

Takashi Araki / Professor, The Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

Hiroya Nakakubo / Professor of Law, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University

Discussants (in order of presentation)

Matthew Finkin / Professor of Law, University of Illinois (U.S.A.)

  • The Legal Ambiguity of Fissured Work in the United States

Qi Zhong / Researcher, JILPT (Japan)

  • Fissurization in Japan: Overview and Analysis from a Legal Perspective

Tess Hardy / Lecturer, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne (Australia)

  • Reconsidering the Notion of ‘Employer’ in the Era of the Fissured Workplace: Should Labour Law Responsibilities Exceed the Boundary of the Legal Entity?

Jeremias Prassl / Associate Professor and Fellow in Law, Magdalen College, University of Oxford (U.K.)

  • Reconsidering the notion of "employer" in the era of the Fissured Workplace: Should labour law responsibilities exceed the boundary of the legal entity?

Sylvaine Laulom / Professor, Head of the Institute of Labour Studies of Lyon, University Lumiere Lyon 2 (France)

  • Reconsidering the notion of “employer” in the era of the Fissured Workplace: Should labor law responsibilities exceed the boundary of the legal entity?

Diego Álvarez Alonso / Lecturer of Labour Law and Social Security Law, University of Oviedo (Spain)

  • Reconsidering the notion of “employer” in the era of the “Fissured Workplace”: Should Labor Law responsibilities exceed the boundaries of the legal entity?

Mimi Zou / Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (China)

  • Regulating the Fissured Workplace: the Challenges for Labour Law in China

Aelim Yun / Professor of Law and Social Security Law, Korea National Open University (Korea)

  • Reconsidering the notion of “employer” in the era of the Fissured Workplace: Should labor law responsibilities exceed the boundary of the legal entity?

Shih-Hao Liu / Professor, Law School, Ming-Chuan University (Taiwan)

  • The Fissured Workplace and Its Predicament and Breakthrough of Taiwan’s Labor Law

Bernd Waas / Full Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Germany) (PAPER ONLY)

  • Reconsidering the notion of "employer" in the era of the Fissured Workplace: Should labour law responsibilities exceed the boundaries of the legal entity?

March 7, 2016 updated

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