Labour rights and global value chains: the recent jurisprudence challenges

Author/s Vania Brino
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/167 Language Italian
Pages 20 P. 451-470 File size 372 KB
DOI 10.3280/GDL2020-167001
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The paper, starting from the difficulty of providing effective remedial tools in the hypotheses of violation of the fundamental rights of workers in the global value chains, argue the thesis of the necessary expansion of the scope of the duty of care to overcome the constraints imposed by the territoriality of the law and the corporate veil. The Author reports the recent jurisprudential developments in the common and civil law systems as a demonstration of a tendential openness of interpretation, looking to the recent European legislation as a potential key to accessing a wider possibility of judicial protection of the violations.

Keywords: Global Value Chains; Extraterritoriality; Duty of care; Control; Jurisdiction

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Vania Brino, Diritti dei lavoratori e catene globali del valore: un formante giurisprudenziale in via di definizione? in "GIORNALE DI DIRITTO DEL LAVORO E DI RELAZIONI INDUSTRIALI " 167/2020, pp 451-470, DOI: 10.3280/GDL2020-167001