Academic freedom and the perils of the employment contract in managerial universities – time for action

According to a recent study for the European Parliament, academic freedom in the Netherlands is under pressure. The report, which drew some attention in the Dutch debate, identifies three main sources of pressure: “developments in the system level and intra-institutional science governance modes, structures and practices, developments in society leading to more intense impacts [...]

By |2023-04-14T11:00:00+00:00April 14th, 2023|Labour|0 Comments

Down the rabbit hole of unequal opportunities: Achbita and the way out

Non-discrimination: Transformative contract law? From a broad social perspective, non-discrimination law is arguably the area of private law with the most sweeping transformative ambitions. This is reflected in the introduction to the EU’s Framework directive (Directive 2000/78), with its declared aim to lay down a general framework for combating discrimination on the grounds of [...]

By |2021-03-29T11:03:30+00:00March 29th, 2021|Labour|0 Comments
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