An unprecedented social solidarity stress test

Miriam Kullmann-Klocke, David Mangan, Elena Gramano

Publication: Scientific journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Abstract

While much of the emphasis has been on when and how economies may safely re-open due to the coronavirus pandemic, this article studies the undervalued workplace considerations therein. The initial responses of Member States to the pandemic are outlined for the purpose of setting out similarities and distinctions, but also and mostly to foreground an analysis to date of unresolved problems related to work. Important points for continued monitoring are also identified and an overview of some of the employment law considerations in re-opening workplaces are critically assessed. Consequently, teleworking garners particular attention due to its prominent role during the lockdown and its possible growing place in labour law in the near future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247 - 275
JournalEuropean Labour Law Journal (ELLJ)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (ÖFOS)

  • 505003 European law
  • 505001 Labour law
  • 505017 Comparative law
  • 505020 Social law
  • 505011 Human rights

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