Labour standards and sustainable development: unpicking the EU's approach

Rebecca Zahn, David Mangan

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This special edition contains a selection of papers presented at the conference Labour Standards and Sustainable Development: Unpicking the EU’s Approach.1 As the organizers of the conference and guest editors of this special issue, we are grateful to many, including: for their generous financial support, the Society of Legal Scholars, UACES, the University of Bristol, School of Law and the University of Stirling, School of Law; the speakers and attendees at the conference in October 2014; and Professor Mia Rönnmar, editor of the Journal, for the opportunity to publish the following papers. Below we briefly set out
our motivation for holding this conference as well as the principles which guided its organization. Finally we summarize the articles contained in this special issue and conclude with our thoughts on possible directions for future research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-241
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • labour standards
  • sustainable development
  • labour law

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