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Humans as a Service by Jeremias Prassl - LLDRL Speaker Series

Lundi, 14 mai, 2018 15:00à16:30
Pavillon Chancellor-Day Salle de conférence Stephen Scott (OCDH 16), 3644, rue Peel, Montréal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Le Laboratoire de recherche sur le droit du travail et le développement vous invite à une conférence par Jeremias Prassl, Faculty of Law, Oxford University, durant lequel il parlera de son nouvel ouvrage, Humans as a Service: the Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy, qui se penche sur les questions associées à l'économie des petits boulots, ou "collaborative".

L'inscription est obligatoire: confirmez votre présence auprès de lldrl.law [at] mcgill.ca d'ici le dimanche 13 mai, 17h, ou cliquez ici: https://mailchi.mp/f456c35e5ba0/lldrl-speaker-series

[En anglais seulement] The lecture will consist of a presentation of Professor Prassl's recent book "Humans as a Service: the Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy," during which he will offer an engaging account of the opportunities, challenges and large implications of "on-demand work" for employment law. Professor Prassl will also address how we can ensure decent working conditions, protect consumers and foster innovation amidst the rise of the "gig economy." A question period will follow.

Registration is required to attend this lecture. Confirm your presence by sending an email to lldrl.law [at] mcgill.ca by Sunday, May 13, 17:00.

About the lecturer

Jeremias Prassl is a Fellow of Magdalen College and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. His research interests are in the field of employment law and technology. Jeremias read law at Oxford, Paris, and Harvard, and regularly advises public and private sector organisations around the world on regulating the gig economy.

He tweets about the future of work @JeremiasPrassl.

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