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07/05/2014

4th International Conference on Vulnerable Workers in Uncertain Times - Mexico City, 9-10 October 2014: Call for Papers

deadline: June 15 2014 (abstract)



The Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, the Oficina del Abogado General, la Coordinación del Programa en Posgrado en Derecho of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsíon Social de México (STPS), in collaboration with ADAPT-Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labour law and Industrial Relations and Middlesex University Business School are organizing the 4th  International conference on Vulnerable Workers in Uncertain Times.

This year’s  conference will focus on the following topics: 
 
1) Vulnerable people at the workplace including migrant workers, domestic workers, 
independent workers, workers with disabilities and so on; 
2) Non-standard working and the informal sector in the new world of work; 
3) Dangerous and precarious working and workers’ vulnerability in the event of natural 
or environmental disasters; 
4) Improving the resilience capacity of vulnerable workers; 
5) Trade unions and vulnerable workers. 

Papers submitted on any of the above-mentioned topics are welcome. Papers presented at this conference will be published in one of the online journals edited by ADAPT University Press.

Contributors are invited to submit their application and their abstract online (abstracts cannot exceed two pages in length, Times New Roman 12) by June 15 2014. Abstracts and/or registration should be submitted via the online collaboration area (Moodle area) dedicated to the event. Please, 
follow the instructions provided here. In case of problems, please write to helpdesk@adapt.it. 
Contributors will receive a response to their submission by July 15 2014. 

Vulnerable Workers in Uncertain Times - Call for papers

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