If you're interested in finding out more about the strategies for collective bargaining in Europe and their implications for industrial relations, join this open forum followed by a buffet lunch.

Speakers and presentations

The seminar will feature several expert speakers, each with rather different viewpoints, promising a lively discussion.

Jan Cremers

Jan Cremers is a researcher at AIAS - Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies, which produces the European Trade Union Institute’s (ETUI) collective bargaining newsletter and is a Board member of the European Institute for Construction Labour Research. She'll speak about the attacks on collective bargaining and labour relations, drawing from examples from the CBN archive.

Dr Horen Voskeritsian

Dr Horen Voskeritsian from the University of West of England will talk about the recent legislative changes in collective bargaining in Greece and the consequences these have for the conduct and quality of bargaining and for industrial relations in general, with suggestions for possible ways forward.

Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC

Professor Keith Ewing of King's College London and John Hendy QC of Old Square Chambers present their recent pamphlet "Reconstruction after the crisis: a manifesto for collective bargaining" published by the Institute of Employment Rights, arguing for a statutory framework for collective bargaining in Britain based on international law and best European practices as a viable alternative for economic growth.

Please contact Professor Linda Clarke at [email protected] or call 020350 66528 to book your place.