labour law

Does the Civil Society Concept Exclude the Possibility of Lockout? Considerations upon the Basis of the Polish Constitution from 1997 and the Standards of the Council of Europe and European Union

Author: Hanna Wiczanowska
Institution: Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
Year of publication: 2017
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Pages: 171-184
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PDF: ppk/40/ppk4011.pdf

One of the most crucial principles of democratic regime is the concept of civil society. The implications of such concept are also visible within the area of labour law as the right to strike has been perceived as its core element. The primary purpose of the presented article is to consider whether the application of the doctrine of civil society automatically disables for a recognition of lockout for the employers’ organizations within the Polish legal system as well as international standards. The presented paper will mainly rely upon the legal dogmatic analysis of the provisions of Polish Constitution from 1997 and international regulations. The author will also use the elements of the comparative analysis between Polish standards amd norms enacted by the Council of Europe and the European Union. The innovative approach of the paper is the complex analysis of the Polish solutions from the intenational perspective in terms of equality between labour and the capital.

Przeszłość prawa pracy a współczesna polityka rynku pracy w Polsce

Author: Marek Barszcz
Institution: Uniwersytet Kazimierza Wielkiego w Bydgoszczy
Year of publication: 2016
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Pages: 249-262
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PDF: siip/15/siip1513.pdf

History of the labour law and the contemporary labor market policy in Poland

In 1989, he began the process of systemic transformation, which concerned the labor market, based on a rejection of the current legal status of labor law. In the study, changes in the market, the author used the analysis of the institutional and legal in conjunction with the recognition decision policy. The author took the research period of systemic transformation and change in recent years (since 2014) with the proposals programmatic political parties.

Prawo pracownicze w dobie industrializacji w monarchii habsburskiej

Author: Ryszard Tomczyk
Year of publication: 2016
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Pages: 167-187
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PDF: hso/10/hso1008.pdf
License: This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Employment law in the age of industrialisation in the Habsburg Monarchy

The nineteenth century saw industrial modernisation, technological innovativeness and an increased demand for products in the Habsburg Monarchy. This brought about the development of the labourmarket The increase in the employment in the liberal economy and the related problems forced the authorities to introduce the regulations to control employment relationships. The article describes basic legal acts introduced into Austrian legislation until 1918.

Labour Law and ADR in Switzerland – Selected Topics Mediation, Arbitration and Collective Employment Contracts, Arbitrability of Labour Law Claims

Author: Piotr Wójtowicz
Institution: Attorney at Law in Zurich, research assistant at UZH
Year of publication: 2015
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Pages: 209-222
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PDF: tpn/8/TPN2015111.pdf

The article presents maters of contemporary Labour Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Switzerland, regulated – or “outlined” – for the first time only recently. Amongst main things the study refers to such matters as: arbitration and collective employment contracts, mediation, and arbitrability of international and domestic labour disputes. These are presented thoroughly and compared with conclusions, and future options.

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