Knowledge-sharing on ILS, policies and case law on care work

Knowledge sharing on ILS, Policies and Case law on Care Work

Knowledge-sharing on ILS, policies and case law on care work

7–9 June 2023
The course is available in English, Español
Introduction to the course

The aim of this three-day debate is to provide an opportunity to analyse and discuss the challenges and implications of current decent-work deficits and their impact on decisions concerning the application of ILS and substantive rights for care workers. With guidance from International Labour Standards (ILS), the knowledge-sharing series aims to support a comparative analysis of current case law at national level and current policy gaps. The knowledge-sharing will open a dialogue on issues arising in the framework of litigation involving digital platforms. More specifically, the event is intended to facilitate an international debate among labour law professionals and practitioners on the guiding role and effective implementation of ILS in a fragmented and challenging context for the safeguarding of minimum rights and the protection for all workers in the care economy.

Who attends this course?

Judges, lawyers, academics and legal practitioners.

Objective and content of the event

The three-day debate aims to provide an outstanding  opportunity to analyse and discuss the implications and challenges brought about by the effects of the current decent work deficits and the consequent impact on decisions concerning the application of ILS and substantive rights for care workers .

Drawing on the guidance from International Labour Standards (ILS, the knowledge sharing series aims at supporting a comparative analysis of the  current case law at national level and the current policy gaps.

What will I gain from the event?

The knowledge sharing opens a dialogue focused on issues arising in the framework of litigations involving digital platform.

More specifically, the event intends to facilitate an international debate amongst labour law professionals and practitioners on the guiding role and effective implementation of ILS in a fragmented and challenging context related to the safeguard of minimum rights and protections for all workers in the care economy. .

What topics does this event cover?

During the three-day event participants will have the opportunity to update knowledge
and share experiences & case studies on the following topics:

  • Recent comparative studies at international level on the challenges in care work;
  • Transformative policies and gender equality
  • Effective implementation of relevant ILS;
  •  Analysis of Case Law;
  • Comparative analysis of the trends worldwide.
How is this event organized?

The programme is designed to engage participants in immersive debate to discuss the tough challenges. The programme will be interactive and participatory and will be structured as follows:

  • Live webinars on the above mentioned topics with the involvement of  International experts ,
  • interactive discussions on case studies,
  • Presentation of key findings

The online knowledge-sharing event is structured in two main components:

  1. Asynchronous phase: in the E Campus Towards decent work in the care economy participants will have the opportunity to consult and share the following resources :
    • Virtual library,
    • Access to Continuing Legal Education on ILS ( CLE) – Module 1,
    • Results of thematic discussions,
    • Collection of case studies and practices.
  2. Synchronous phase: during n. 3 live webinars participants will be actively involved in thematic review, peer-to-peer learning, - discussions in plenary sessions.

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