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The Swedish model and the future of labour standards after Laval
Linköping University, REMESO - Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society. Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1933-3847
University of Gothenburg.
Department of Africology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
2010 (English)In: Industrial relations journal, ISSN 0019-8692, E-ISSN 1468-2338, Vol. 41, no 4, 333-350 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article reflects on the European Court of Justice ruling in the case of Laval, involving Latvian posted workers in Sweden. It analyses the implications of the ruling and ensuing debate over the Laval case for the future of the ‘Swedish model’ and labour standards. It suggests that profound dilemmas now face trade unions both at Swedish national and European level as to appropriate strategies to adopt to defend national pay and working conditions in the light of the European Court decision and especially in the Swedish context due to the subsequent ruling by the Swedish Labour Court. Nevertheless, a human rights discourse is emerging in which the European Court of Human Rights may act as a counterbalance to the European Court of Justice, especially in the context of the Lisbon Treaty.

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Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell , 2010. Vol. 41, no 4, 333-350 p.
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Laval case, labour standards, posted workers, Swedish labour market model
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-58035DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00572.xOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-58035DiVA: diva2:331608
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This is the pre-reviewed version of the following article: Charles Woolfson, Christer Thörnqvist and Jeffrey Sommers, The Swedish model and the future of labour standards after Laval, 2010, Industrial relations journal, (41), 4, 333-350. which has been published in final form at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00572.x Copyright: Blackwell Publishing Ltd http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Brand/id-35.html Available from: 2010-07-23 Created: 2010-07-22 Last updated: 2017-12-12

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