Workers versus Algorithms

Workers versus Algorithms

Labour rights in the Age of AI – with Aida Ponte Del Castillo and Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Tuesday 28 June, 17.30 BST (18.30 CET)

Join us for a fascinating and important discussion with the brilliant Aida Ponte Del Castillo from ETUI and Jeremias Adams-Prassl from Oxford University. We will be talking about employments rights in the age of AI and discuss present, upcoming and possible legislative initiatives such as the EU AIA and the Platform Directive. Join us!

Aida Ponce Del Castillo holds a PhD in Law “Doctor Europaeus” by the University of Valencia and a Master’s degree in Bioethics. She is a senior researcher at the Brussels-based Foresight Unit of the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI). Her research focuses on the legal, social and regulatory issues of emerging technologies, in particular AI and data-driven technologies. She also conducts foresight projects. At the OECD she is a member of the Working Party on Bio-, Nano- and Converging Technologies (BNCT) and of the Working Party on Artificial Intelligence Governance. Previously she worked as a corporate lawyer. Contact address:
Jeremias Adams-Prassl is Professor of Law at Magdalen College in the University of Oxford. He read law at Oxford, Paris, and Harvard Law School, and is particularly interested in the future(s) of work and innovation. Jeremias is the author of over 100 articles and books, including most recently Humans as a Service: the Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy (OUP 2018) and Great Debates in EU Law (MacMillan 2021). His work has been recognised by numerous prizes for teaching, research, and public impact, including the Modern Law Review’s Wedderburn Prize, a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, and the 2019 St Petersburg Prize. Since April 2021, he has led iMANAGE, a five-year research project on Algorithms at Work, funded by the European Research Council and a 2020 Leverhulme Prize. Jeremias tweets at @JeremiasPrassl.

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