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Labour Law After Labour

Document type Article
Author Arthurs, Harry W.
Journal Osgoode CLPE Research Paper
Date 2011 March
Pages 16


‘What is labour law for?’ is a question with a past. I therefore begin by sketching out its history. It has a present too, whose most striking feature – I argue – may well be the end of ‘labour.’ And of course it has a future: what will labour law look like ‘after labour?’ I address all three questions largely from a North American perspective, but with reference to experience in the United Kingdom and Europe.