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14 May 2018 - 18 May 2018

Evolving forms of employment relationships and decent work

14 May 2018 - 18 May 2018

Evolving forms of employment relationships and decent work

Evolving forms of employment relationships and decent work
Deadline for application: 20 April 2018
English
A9011178
Turin Centre
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Course Information

14 May 2018 - 18 May 2018

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011178

English

Deadline: 20 April 2018

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This course is addressing decent work deficits in "non-standard" employment. By examining regional and national experiences, the course aims to strengthen the capacity of public institutions, social partners and other stakeholders to use international labour standards to enhance the labour rights and social protection of workers in "non-standard" employment relationships. Particular attention is dedicated towards disadvantaged or discriminated groups, women, young and migrant workers.

Description

Description

This course is addressing decent work deficits in "non-standard" employment. By examining regional and national experiences, the course aims to strengthen the capacity of public institutions, social partners and other stakeholders to use international labour standards to enhance the labour rights and social protection of workers in "non-standard" employment relationships. Particular attention is dedicated towards disadvantaged or discriminated groups, women, young and migrant workers.

Target audience

Target audience

Representatives of ministries of labour, employers' and workers' organizations, public employment centres and private employment agencies; judges and lawyers; academics and researchers; representatives of NGOs.

Objectives

Objectives

The course aims to enable participants to:

  • discuss what are ‘non-standard’ employment relationships;
  • analyze the trends concerning patterns of employment relationships; and, notably, trends and incidence in non-standard forms of employment (NFSE);
  • gain insights into the main policy debates and legal developments concerning the protection of workers in ‘nonstandard’ employment relationships at the international and regional levels;
  • acquire an in-depth knowledge of international labour standards and regional instruments dealing with the following categories of work arrangements: fixed-term work, agency work, part-time work, and ambiguous and disguised employment relationships;
  • consider different national approaches to protecting the above categories of workers;
  • apply the instruments examined and the knowledge acquired in their respective work contexts.

Content

Content

The course will cover the following themes:

  • Module 1. The framework:

– what are ‘non-standard’ employment relationships;
– current patterns of employment relationships: trends and incidence in NSFE;
– the ILS system, the decent work paradigm and evolving forms of employment relationships;
– the current debates on and regulatory approaches to ‘nonstandard’ employment relationships.

  • Module 2. The protection of workers in ‘non-standard’ employment relationships. International labour standards, regional instruments and national approaches to:

– fixed-term;
– part-time work;
– agency work;
– ambiguous and disguised employment relationships.

The modules will be taught by academics and experts from the ITC-ILO and the ILO.

Methodology

Methodology

Participants will engage in a preliminary dialogue with the course organizers online, and will be asked to do some pre-course work. This work will prepare them to share knowledge with other learners when in Turin on the above work arrangements within their country and how they are currently regulated.

During the course, subject-matter presentations will be combined with active, individual, and group learning activities. Relevant documentation will be distributed.

Moreover, participants will have access to an online course platform including all course materials.

Contact us

ilsgen@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 1600

Subsistence cost: 615

Total cost: 2215

 

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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