ELSA Legal Research Group on Labour Law

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ELSA Legal Research Group on Labour Law

What is the new LRG about?

ELSA is launching a new a Legal Research Group on Labour Law – Occupational Safety and Health Legislation in order to contribute to the expansion of the country coverage of LEGOSH, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Global Database on Occupational Safety and Health Legislation (www.ilo.org/legosh). In addition, the findings of the research will be compiled in a final report to be published by ELSA.

 

Who can participate?

We are searching for researchers from maximum 10 countries. The eligible countries are the European ones which are not included yet in the LEGOSH Database and more specifically: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, Slovak Republic and Slovenia.

On the other hand, the Linguistics Editors can be from any of the countries of the ELSA Network.

The countries of research groups will be confirmed to participate as soon as the minimum number of researchers is reached the collective academic profile of the team is satisfactory and national academic supervisors express their interest. Membership in ELSA is not a mandatory requirement

Which team roles will the participants undertake?

Each National Research Group of the 10 participating countries will consist of National Researchers, National Coordinators and National Academic Supervisors. The selected Linguistic Editors can be from any of the 43 countries of the ELSA network and they will undertake the linguistic review of all the reports regardless their origin.3-10 National Researchers; Under/Post Graduate/PhD students or young lawyers with special focus on the field who will be in charge of conducting the research on their national legislation and give answers to the questions set in the Academic Framework.

3-10 National Researchers; Under/Post Graduate/PhD students or young lawyers with special focus on the field who will be in charge of conducting the research on their national legislation and give answers to the questions set in the Academic Framework.

National Coordinators (1 per country) are the chiefs of the team and they facilitate the communication with ELSA International and the National Academic Supervisors. The National Coordinator can also be a researcher.

1-3 National Academic Supervisors; Academics or expert lawyers on labour law who will be in charge of reviewing the research findings of the researchers and provide them with academic feedback regarding the content.

10-15 law students with  professional English knowledge or experts in legal translation, who will be in charge of the linguistic review of the research findings.

Which is the project timeline?

Draft timeline of the project:
9/3 – Launch of the project
10/4 – Deadline for application forms
17/4 – Announcement of selected participants
12/6 – Deadline for the first draft report with the findings
10/7 – Deadline for the submission of the final report

Application form

The applications will be open until the 10/04/2016, 23:59 CET.

Project Materials

Project Outlines
General Guidlines


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