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Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland


This collection has its origins in the recognition that there is a highly significant and under-considered intersection and interaction between migration law and labour law. It is the culmination of a collaborative project on ‘Migrants at Work’ funded by the John Fell Fund, the Society of Legal Scholars and the Research Centre at St John’s College, Oxford. The collection aims to shed light on the interactions between immigration, migration law, and labour law, in particular how migration status has a bearing on labour relations and the world of work. Contributors to the volume identify the man ... More

Keywords: immigration, migrants workers, labour law, vulnerability, migration status, employment relationship, personal work relations, human rights of migrants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198714101
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cathryn Costello, editor
University of Oxford

Mark Freedland, editor
St John's College, Oxford

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1 Migrants at Work and the Division of Labour Law

Mark Freedland and Cathryn Costello

Part I Dividing the Objects of Labour Law

Part II Dividing the Subjects of Labour Law

7 Migration Status in Labour and Social Security Law

Silvana Sciarra and William Chiaromonte*

Part III Reintegration through Equality and Human Rights

Part IV Reintegrative Responses from Labour Law

21 Home from Home

Sandra Fredman*

22 Conflicted Priorities?

Mary Crock, Sean Howe, and Ron McCallum AO*