JILPT International Seminar 2011 (February 24-25)
Non-regular Employment —Issues and Challenges Common to the Major Developed Countries—

JILPT held the International Seminar on Non-regular Employment in February, 2011, a two-day seminar with academics and experts in the field of labor issues. The main purpose of the Seminar was to take stock of recent developments in the field of non-regular employment in selected industrialized countries–France, Germany, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, and Japan– and to stimulate research activities and public debates through the cross-national discussions and exchange of views.

The papers presented in the workshop are compiled as JILPT Report No.10 (PDF:6.3MB)

Speakers (in order of presentation)

Yutaka Asao / Research Director General, The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (Japan)

Gary Slater / Senior Lecturer in Economics, Economics Division, School of Social and International Studies, University of Bradford (U.K.)

Hartmut Gerhard Seifert / Adviser, Wirtschafts-und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut in der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (Germany)

Abel Valenzuela Jr. / Professor and Chair, César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies University of California, Los Angeles (U.S.A.)

François Michon / Directeur de Recherches, CNRS and IRES (France)

Arjan Keizer / Lecturer in IHRM and Comparative Industrial Relations, Manchester Business School (The Netherlands)

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