Labour Law and Welfare Systems in an Era of Demographic, Technological, and Environmental Changes
The book discusses how labour law and welfare systems will be affected by the ongoing transformation of work. The first section considers demography from two different perspectives. On the one hand, it focuses on chronic diseases and their impact on work, emphasising the role and the regulation of welfare systems. On the other, attention is given to youth unemployment and to those forms of employment which might have an impact on young people. Section II touches upon the relationship between the environment and industrial relations, while the third part broaches the topic of the impact of technology in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. As such, this volume provides an exhaustive picture of the changes currently underway, considering all the aspects which will affect work now and in the future.
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Michele Tiraboschi is Full Professor of Labour Law at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, and Scientific Coordinator of ADAPT, the Association for International and Comparative Studies in the field of Labour Law and Industrial Relations. His research interests include comparative labour law and industrial relations in relation to youth unemployment, natural and environmental disasters and the future of work. He has also authored many books and papers both in Italian and in English.
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