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BREXIT, free trade agreements and labour law?
Tue. 6 December 2016, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEDT
United Kingdom is in the process of BREXIT. This will have major implications for many legal disciplines, including labour law with modern British law heavily influenced by EU obligations. As an uncertain United Kingdom moves to an era of bilateral free trade agreements, how far will it be possible to retain the European social model in free trade arrangements, and what possibilities are there for building on existing agreements to expand labour rights 'protection'? What lessons can be learned from TPP and TTIP?