Silvia Rainone

Researcher

Background

Silvia holds a Law degree from the University of Bologna (2012), where she specialized in European integration and fundamental rights. After a traineeship in a law firm dealing with Italian labour and social security law, in 2014 she obtained an LLM in International and European Labour Law at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Silvia was a Schuman trainee at the European Parliament in 2015. After that, and until the moment she joined the ETUI in November 2019, she has been working at Tilburg University as a PhD candidate. Her doctoral research deals with workers’ rights in case of business restructurings, with a particular focus on the decision-making of the Court of Justice of the EU.

Areas of activity

EU law on labour rights in case of business restructurings, concepts of worker, enterprise, employment relation, EU labour policy, EU social dialogue.

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Rethinking labour law in the digitalisation era

The disruptive effect of digitalisation on the world of labour was analysed and discussed in the two-day webinar series organised on 15 and... Find out more

After the ‘Hairdressing agreement’, the EPSU case

In the coming months, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) will reach a decision on the case European Public Service Union (EPSU) and... Find out more

Benchmarking Working Europe 2020

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An overview of the 2020-2021 country-specific recommendations (CSRs) in the social field

In 2020, country-specific recommendations (CSRs) have shifted more markedly in favour of strengthening workers' digital skills and providing... Find out more