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Re-Planting a Field: International Labour Law for the Twenty-First Century
Conference Proceedings, Presentations, and Speeches
  • Lance A Compa, Cornell University
Publication Date
10-13-2014
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Article
Abstract
[Excerpt] In this talk I want to trace the development of the field and how international labour law has taken root in five areas: 1) trade legislation (namely, the US and EU Generalized System of Preferences), 2) trade agreements, 3) international organizations, 4) corporate social responsibility, and 5) lawsuits in national courts. In each, I try to give one or two examples of how international labour law works in practice. But first, some background on the international labour law field and my involvement with it.
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Compa, L. (2014, October). Re-planting a field: International labour law for the twenty-first century [Electronic version]. Lecture given at Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands. Retrieved [insert date], from Cornell University, ILR School site: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/conference/42

Inaugural Lecture by Lance Compa on the acceptance of the Paul van der Heijden Chair in Social Justice at Leiden Law School.

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Lance A Compa. "Re-Planting a Field: International Labour Law for the Twenty-First Century" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lance_compa/132/