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Labor mobility disputes and mediation in the EU

Published: 19th January 2019 Last updated: 28th July 2022

Within the European Union mediation in labor mobility disputes is seen as less costly than a legal procedure, with a better learning effect and improvement of the reciprocal communication or at least less polarization. If mediation fails, the court serves as the decisive authority of last resort.

Jan Cremers (Tilburg Law School) was invited as an expert by the European Commission at a meeting of the European Labour Authority (ELA) Advisory Group on 18 December 2018. In a panel debate, he presented reflections on the role and function of labor mediation and arbitration in some EU Member States.

Read more about his contribution here.