Alternative personal work contracts and relations

Additional reading on the incidence and nature of atypical working relationships and the possible policy responses

  1. Atkinson, Flexibility, Uncertainty and Manpower Management Institute of Manpower Studies Report No. 89 (Brighton, Institute of Manpower Studies, 1984).
  2. Collins, ‘Independent Contractors and the Challenge of Vertical Disintegration to Employment Protection Laws’ (1990) 10 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies353.
  3. Davies and M. Freedland, ‘Employees, workers, and the autonomy of labour law’ in H. Collins, P. Davies, and R. Rideout, Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation (London, Kluwer Law International, 2000) 267.
  4. Freedland, The Personal Employment Contract (Oxford, OUP, 2003) 1–111.
  5. Deakin and F. Wilkinson, The Law of the Labour Market: Industrialization, Employment, and Legal Evolution (Oxford, OUP, 2005) 312–314.
  6. Weiss, ‘Re-Inventing Labour Law?’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 43.
  7. Davidov, ‘Re-Matching Labour Laws with Their Purpose’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 179.
  8. Freedland and N. Kountouris, ‘The Legal Characterization of Personal Work Relations and the Idea of Labour Law’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 190.
  9. Leighton and M. Wynn, ‘Classifying Employment Relationships—More Sliding Doors or a Better Regulatory Framework?’ (2011) 40 Industrial Law Journal5.
  10. Freedland and N. Kountouris, The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 267–308.
  11. Prassl, ‘Employee Shareholder ‘Status’: Dismantling the Contract of Employment (2013) 42 Industrial Law Journal 307.
  12. Weil, The Fissured Workplace (Harvard, Harvard University Press, 2014).
  13. Davidov, ‘The Goals of Regulating Work: Between Universalism and Selectivity’ (2014) 64 University of Toronto Law Journal 1.
  14. Davidov, ‘Setting Labour Law’s Coverage: Between Universalism and Selectivity’ (2014) 34 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 543.
  15. De Stefano, ‘A Tale of Oversimplification and Deregulation: The Mainstream Approach to Labour Market Segmentation and Recent Responses to the Crisis in European Countries (2014) 43 Industrial Law Journal 253.
  16. Prassl, ‘Members, Partners, Employees, Workers? Partnership Law and Employment Status Revisited: Clyde & Co LLP v Bates van Winkelhof’ (2014) 43 Industrial Law Journal 495.
  17. Davidov, M. Freedland and N. Kountouris, ‘The Subjects of Labor Law: ‘Employees and other Workers’ in M. W. Finkin and G. Mundlak, Comparative Labor Law (Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015) 115.
  18. Walton, ‘The Shifting Nature of Work and its Implications’ (2016) 45 Industrial Law Journal 111.
  19. Prassl and E. Albin, ‘Work, Regulation and Social Exclusion’ in M. Freedland et al (eds.) The Contract of Employment (Oxford, OUP, 2016) 209.
  20. J Prassl, Humans as a Service (Oxford, OUP, 2017).
  21. De Stefano, ‘Crowdsourcing, the Gig-Economy, and the Law’ (2016) 37 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 461.
  22. De Stefano, ‘The Rise of the Just-in-Time Workforce: On-Demand Work, Crowdwork and Labor Protection in the Gig-Economy’ (2016) 37 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 471.
  23. Prassl and M. Risak, ‘Uber, Taskrabbit, & Co: Platforms as Employers? Rethinking the Legal Analysis of Crowdwork' (2016) 37 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 619.
  24. Rogers, ‘Employment Rights in the Platform Economy: Getting Back to Basics’ (2016) 10 Harvard Law & Policy Review 479.
  25. A Ludera-Ruszel, ‘Typical or Atypical: Reflections on the Atypical Forms of Employment Illustrated with the Example of a Fixed-Term Employment Contract - A Comparative Study of Selected European Countries’ (2016) 37 Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal
  26. Prassl and E. Albin, ‘Employees, Employers, and Beyond’ in M. Freedland et al (eds.) The Contract of Employment (Oxford, OUP, 2016) 353.
  27. Kenner, ‘Inverting the Flexicurity Paradigm: The United Kingdom and Zero Hours Contracts’ in E. Ales, O. Deinert and J, Kenner (eds.) Core and Contingent Work in the European Union: A Comparative Analysis (Oxford, Hart, 2017) 153.
  28. Freedland and N. Kountouris, ‘Some Reflections on the ‘Personal Scope’ of Collective Labour Law’ (2017) 46 Industrial Law Journal 52.
  29. Berry, ‘When is a Partner/LLP Member Not a Partner/LLP Member? The Interface with Employment and Worker Status’, (2017) 46 Industrial Law Journal 309.
  30. Dhorajiwala, ‘Secretary of State for Justice v Windle: The Expanding Frontiers of Mutuality of Obligation’ (2017) 46 Industrial Law Journal 268.
  31. Prassl, ‘Who is a Worker’ (2017) 133 Law Quarterly Review 366.
  32. C. L. Davies, “Getting More Than You Bargained for? Rethinking the Meaning of ‘Work’ in Employment Law” (2017) 46 Industrial Law Journal 477.
  33. Kountouris, “The Concept of ‘Worker’ in European Labour Law: Fragmentation, Autonomy and Scope” (2018) 47 Industrial Law Journal 192.
  34. Bogg and M Ford QC, “Between Statute and Contract: Who is a Worker?” (2019) 135 Law Quarterly Review 347.
  35. McGaughey, “Uber, the Taylor Review, Mutuality and the Duty Not to Misrepresent Employment Status” (2019) 48 Industrial Law Journal 180.
  36. Fredman and D Du Toit, “One Small Step Towards Decent Work: Uber v Aslam in the Court of Appeal” (2019) 48 Industrial Law Journal 260.
  37. Atkinson and H Dhorajiwala, “IWGB v RooFoods: Status, Rights and Substitution” (2019) Industrial Law Journal 278.
  38. Bogg, “Taken for a Ride: Workers in the Gig Economy” (2019) 135 Law Quarterly Review 219.

Additional reading on agency workers

 

  1. Davies and M. Freedland, ‘Employees, Workers, and the Autonomy of Labour Law’ in H. Collins, P. Davies and R. Rideout, Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation (London, Kluwer Law International, 2000) 267.
  2. Houseman, A. Kalleberg and G Erickcek, ‘The Role of Temporary Agency Employment in Tight Labor Markets’ (2003) 57 Industrial and Labor Relations Review105.
  3. Forde and G. Slater, ‘Agency Working in Britain: Character, Consequences and Regulation’ (2004) 42 British Journal of Industrial Relations249.
  4. Purcell, K. Purcell, and S. Tailby, ‘Temporary Work Agencies: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?’ (2004) 42 British Journal of Industrial Relations705.
  5. Davidov, ‘Joint Employer Status in Triangular Employment Relationships’ (2004) 42 British Journal of Industrial Relations 727, 728.
  6. Wynn and P. Leighton, ‘Will the Real Employer Please Stand Up? Agencies, Client Companies and the Employment Status of the Temporary Agency Worker’ (2006) 35 Industrial Law Journal301.
  7. Reynold, ‘The Status of Agency Workers: A Question of Legal Principle’ (2006) 35 Industrial Law Journal320.
  8. Brown, ‘Protecting Agency Workers: Implied Contract or Legislation?’ (2008) 37 Industrial Law Journal 178.
  9. Ratti, ‘Agency Work and the Idea of Dual Employership: A Comparative Perspective’ (2009) Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal835.
  10. Horton and N. Kountouris, ‘The Temporary Agency Work Directive: Another Broken Promise?’ (2009) 38 Industrial Law Journal329.
  11. Wynn and P. Leighton, ‘Agency Workers, Employment Rights and the Ebb and Flow of Freedom of Contract’ (2009) 72 Modern Law Review91.G. Davidov, ‘Re-Matching Labour Laws with Their Purpose’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 179–189.
  12. Leighton and M. Wynn, ‘Classifying Employment Relationships—More Sliding Doors or a Better Regulatory Framework?’ (2011) 40 Industrial Law Journal5.
  13. Royston, ‘Agency Workers and Discrimination Law: Muschett v HM Prison Service’ (2011) 40 Industrial Law Journal92.
  14. Freedland and N. Kountouris, The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 158–167.
  15. J Prassl, The Concept of the Employer (Oxford, OUP, 2015) 42-54.