Search for dissertations about: "labour law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words labour law.

  1. 1. Searching for Equality : Sex Discrimination, Parental Leave and the Swedish Model With Comparisons to EU, UK and US Law

    Author : Laura Carlson; Ronnie Eklund; Clare McGlynn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish employment discrimination law; Swedish Labour Court; EU employment discrimination law; UK employment discrimination law; US employment discrimination law; Equal Opportunity Law; Equal Pay Act; Title VII; Labour law; Arbetsrätt;

    Abstract : Achieving economic equality between men and women is a challenge to every country. The approach taken politically and legally in Sweden is to encourage a greater economic independence of women from the family through paid work, as well encouraging men to assume a greater share of unpaid work, particularly parental leave, resulting in a lessening of the double burden of work for women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Protection of Accrued Pension Rights - An Inquiry into Reforms of Statutory and Occupational Pension Schemes in a German, Norwegian and Swedish Context

    Author : Nils Eliasson; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Offentlig rätt; Public law; legitimate expectations; contract; property; company pensions; occupational pensions; statutory pensions; social insurance; labour law; public law; Constitutional law; private law; Labour law; Arbetsrätt; Civil law; Civilrätt;

    Abstract : How is the conflict between a protection of accrued pension rights and economic, political and social interests in reforming the pension scheme resolved in different countries and regarding different kinds of pension schemes? What legal or political mechanisms exist to protect accrued pension rights and to resolve this conflict? This thesis takes a comprehensive view on the pension situation of the individual, thus dealing both with statutory and occupational pension schemes from a protection of accrued rights-perspective. The research provides an extensive survey of legal as well as political solutions to the protection of accrued rights and its conflict with different interests to reform the pension schemes in the respective countries under investigation as well as under the European Convention of Human Rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Negotiable Child : The ILO Child Labour Campaign 1919-1973

    Author : Marianne Dahlén; Rolf Nygren; Mats Kumlien; Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark; Per Nilsén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Legal history; child labour; childhood history; childhood studies; labour law; children s rights; children and work; minimum age; International Labour Organisation; international labour law; ILO minimum age campaign; ILO; Rättshistoria; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Rättshistoria; Legal History and Sociology of Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the Conventions and Recommendations to regulate the minimum age for admission to employment between the years 1919 and 1973 – the ILO minimum age campaign. The adoption process has been studied in its chronological and historical context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Redundancy and the Swedish model : Swedish collective agreements on employment security in a national and international context

    Author : Gabriella Sebardt; Ronnie Eklund; Silvana Sciarra; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour law; redundancy; employment security; collective agreement; labour market policy; severance compensation; transition support; comparative law; Labour law; Arbetsrätt;

    Abstract : The dominant position of the employment perspective in Swedish labour law has resulted in a focus on the creation of protection against arbitrary dismissals and the reward for long and faithful service. In contrast to other industrialised countries, there is no financial protection in situations of redundancy (e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. The European Social Dialogue in Perspective : Its future potential as an autopoietic system and lessons from the global maritime system of industrial relations

    Author : Ann-Christine Hartzén; Reza Banakar; Bettina Lemann Kristiansen; Eva Schömer; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European social dialogue; ITF FOC campaign; EU labour rights; autopoietic systems; collective bargaining; EU social policy; international industrial relations; social objectives of the EU; Europeiska sociala dialogen; ITFs kampanj mot bekvämplighetsflagg; EU fackliga rättigheter; autopoietiska system; kollektiva förhandlingar; kollektivavtalssystem; arbetsmarknadsreglering i EU; EUs sociala målsättningar; internationella industrial relations; European Social Dialogue; EU social objectives; Rättsvetenskap; Law;

    Abstract : There are three starting points for this thesis. First, there is the system of ESD, which is criticised for lacking capacity to improve the working conditions within the EU. Secondly, there is the system developed through the global ITF FOC campaign, which is considered to have capacity to improve working conditions for seafarers at a global level. READ MORE