European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

A conference to discuss whether the EU can be a framework to safeguard and to improve workers’ rights or if it is an obstacle.

  • Saturday 11 November 2017, 9.30-6pm
  • Diskus Centre at Unite, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8T

Subject include:

  • The Future of Trade Union Rights, social rights
  • How to create more security for workers 
  • How to defend the rights of refugees and migrants
  • The impact of Brexit and EU policy
  • European Democracy and human rights – between (Br)Exit and the rule of exeption

Speakers include:

  • Esther Lynch – Confederal Secretary of ETUC
  • John Hendy QC – IER
  • Lorenzo Fassina – CGIL
  • Klaus Lörcher – former ETUC Legal Advisor
  • Dr Sanja Cukut Krilic – research fellow at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)
  • Sergey Saurin – Moscow Centre for Social and Labour Rights 
  • Frances Webber – Institute of Race Relations
  • Alison Harvey – ILPA
  • Karl Kopp – PRO ASYL, Germany

Related links

View the full programme here

Organised by the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) and the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers and supported by Unite the union and the Institute for Employment Rights (IER). This conference costs £50, to register for the conference please email: with your full name, address, email and profession.