How to Effectively Improve Enforcement of Labour Standards in EU Free Trade Agreements

https://borderlex.eu/2020/07/14/how-to-effectively-improve-enforcement-of-labour-standards-eu-in-trade-agreements/

5 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2020

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Giovanni Gruni

ESADE Law School

Marco Bronckers

Leiden University - Leiden Law School

Date Written: July 13, 2020

Abstract

There is a discrepancy between the enforcement of labour standards and the other obligations concerning trade, investment and intellectual property in the European Union’s free trade agreements. Here’s how we think that gap can be overcome, write Giovanni Gruni and Marco Bronckers.

Keywords: WTO, World Trade, EU, European Union, Free Trade Agreements, FTA, CETA, Globalisation, Labour Standards, Social Standards, Labor Law, ILO, International Labor Law, World Trade Organization, CETA

Suggested Citation

Gruni, Giovanni and Bronckers, Marco, How to Effectively Improve Enforcement of Labour Standards in EU Free Trade Agreements (July 13, 2020). https://borderlex.eu/2020/07/14/how-to-effectively-improve-enforcement-of-labour-standards-eu-in-trade-agreements/, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3652301

Giovanni Gruni (Contact Author)

ESADE Law School ( email )

Av. Pedralbes 60
Barcelona, 08034
Spain

Marco Bronckers

Leiden University - Leiden Law School ( email )

P.O. Box 9520
2300 RA Leiden, NL-2300RA
Netherlands

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