Professors of 2024
Subject: The effects of digitalization in labour law – Introduction to the course
Tamás Gyulavári is a Professor of Labour Law and Chair of Labour Law Department at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest. He has been a visiting professor at Porto, Bologna, Santiago de Compostela, Vienna, Quito, Jakarta and Loyola Chicago Universities. He has published and edited 13 books and over 60 articles in Hungarian, and over 15 articles in English, including top journals. He has been working in a dozen of EU projects. He is the member of the European Labour Law Network and the Academic Network of Experts on Disability, and also the Chair of the Labour Law Research Network.
Subject: Redefining work in the Digital Age: Navigating the Legal Labyrinth of Platform Workers and the Gig Economy
Dr. Nikolett HŐS graduated at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2005 and completed an LL.M. at the European University Institute. After obtaining the LL.M. degree, she also finished her Ph.D. studies at the European University Institute. During her studies she was awarded several scholarships, including one at the Andrássy University and at Corpus Christi College (University of Cambridge). Nikolett also won a Jean Monnet Teaching Module award from the European Commission. Nikolett teaches labor law since 2005 at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences.
Charles J. Reid
Subject: Collective Agreements in the US gig sector - Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild of America
Dr. Charles J. Reid, Jr., is Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and majored in Latin and History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He did a law degree at the Catholic University of America, and did a Ph.D. in medieval history at Cornell University, under the supervision of Dr. Brian Tierney. His dissertation examined the canon law of the thirteenth century as a rights-based system of jurisprudence. He subsequently published a number of articles on this broad theme. He also edited Peace in a Nuclear Age: The Bishops’ Pastoral Letter in Perspective (Catholic University of America Press, 1986); and has authored Power Over the Body, Equality in the Family: Rights and Domestic Relations in Medieval Canon Law (William Eerdmans, 2004); and Peacemaking and the Canon Law of the Catholic Church (Brill, 2024, forthcoming). He has also written extensively on issues of legal theory and constitutional history.
Subject: Working time and the digitalized workplace
Gábor Kártyás is associate professor at the Labour Law Department of Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest). The topic of his PhD dissertation was temporary agency work in Hungary and in the European Union. He completed his habilitation on the topic of posted workers in EU law in 2021. He has been involved in a number of international research projects, including the European Trade Union Institution and the Eurofound. Between 2018 and 2021 he supported the labour law jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Hungary (Kúria) as advocate general. In the 15 years of his academic career, he has taught courses on Hungarian and EU labour law, atypical employment and collective labour relations.
Subject: Digitalization and labour law – pushing labour law’s borders?
Full Professor of Labour Law and Social Security Law at the University of Vienna. Deputy Head of the Institute for Labour and Social Security Law at the Faculty of Law at University of Vienna. (Co-)Editor of several books, most recently on Collective Bargaining and the Gig Economy (Hart Publishing 2022) and on “The EU Directive on Adequate Minimum Wages” (Hart Publishing 2024, forthcoming). Member of the Austrian Federal Ministry’s of Labour and Economy “Rat Neue Arbeitswelten” (Council on the New World of Work); Board Member of the Austrian Society for Labour and Social Security Law; Head of the Austrian Section to the European Institute of Social Security (EISS).
Emanuele Menegatti is a Full Professor of Labour Law at the University of Bologna, where he also serves as a member of the Board of the PhD program in European Law. Additionally, he holds the position of Jean Monnet Chair in European Social Policy. His primary research interests encompass European Union labour law and comparative labour law. Professor Menegatti is the editor-in-chief for the Italian labour law e-journal. Furthermore, he has authored and edited numerous books and contributed to over eighty publications in national and international scientific journals.