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Editorial

Authors: F. Hendrickx


Can the EU Seasonal Workers’ Directive Alleviate the Pending Crisis of Climate-Induced Displacement? Lessons from Oceania

Authors: M. Gromilova

Abstract: Due to growing unrest on the African continent, the migration crisis in the EU is escalating. Numbers of global refugees and displaced persons are continuously increasing. Climate change is predicted to cause about 50 and 350 million additional peo...


The Principle of Equality in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and Age Discrimination: Hungarian and Austrian Experiences

Authors: E. Kajtár, F. Marhold

Abstract: The place of age as a distinctive protected characteristic is examined within the general system of non-discrimination at EU as well as national level. Perhaps one of the most intriguing questions to answer is: How are rules applied in practice? Di...


The Right to Privacy in Employment: In Search of the European Model of Protection

Authors: M. Otto

Abstract: The very breadth of the concept of privacy along with its contemporary tendency to merge with the idea of greater transparency in public life present a real challenge when it comes to enclosing it within legal frames. This task seems to be particul...


Employment and Security in the Netherlands

Authors: N. Gundt

Abstract: This paper deals with the changes that were introduced in Dutch labour law in 2015. The Act on Employment and Security aims at lessening the divide between outsiders with precarious employment relations and well protected insiders, enjoying dismiss...


Different Ways to Fight Against Unfair Dismissal on the Grounds of HIV/AIDS status

Authors: K. Pärli

Abstract: Stigma and discrimination against HIV-positive employees – caused by irrational fears of getting infected – is widespread in the world of work. This paper deals with three dismissal cases on the ground of the HIV status – all debated in 2013 in Swi...


Travelling Time is Working Time According to the CJEU… at least for Mobile Workers

Authors: S. De Groof

Abstract: The definition of working time has been the subject of case law of the European Court of Justice (CJEU) many times before. A recent judgement of the CJEU on the time spent travelling by mobile workers adds a new piece to the puzzle. After describin...


Prof. Sir Bob Hepple Q.C. (1934–2015)

Authors: M. Weiss