8 January - 18 February 2024
While climate change is posing unprecedented challenges to existing socio-economic models in Europe and beyond, the crisis of welfare systems based on growth, consumption and redistribution involves an in-depth rethinking of the role of labour law and industrial relations institutions in current and future societies. In contrast to siloed approaches that characterised the 20th-century industrial era, contemporary societal problems such as the consequences of climate change and climate policies on the world of work imply shifting the policy and regulation focus from a linear to a systemic type of intervention in which labour and environmental justice are pursued simultaneously.
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is free and open to trade unionists, public opinions leaders, researchers and practitioners in the fields of labour law, industrial relations, and environmental law.
By the end of the course, participants will learn about the synergy between work and nature, the balance of labour and environmental sustainability, and the intersection between labour law and environmental law. More precisely, they will learn how environmental concerns could be reconciled with the ideas of justice in the world of work.
The MOOC teaching faculty includes senior researchers of the ETUI research team, as well as scholars from leading universities worldwide.