24th John Lovett Memorial Lecture and Student Awards


Decent work, effective labour law and zero hours contracts

Venue: Kemmy Business School Lecture Theatre, University of Limerick
Date: Thursday 3rd March 2016
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6.00pm, lecture starts at 6.30pm
Speaker: Professor Keith Ewing of King’s College London

About Keith Ewing

Keith Ewing - Lovett Lecture 2016Keith Ewing has been Professor of Public Law at King’s College London since 1989, having previously held positions at the Universities of Edinburgh (1978-1983) and Cambridge (1983-1989). Professor Ewing has held visiting appointments at universities in Australia, Canada and Japan.

His research interests lie in labour law and constitutional reform, with special reference to the relationship between social rights and constitutional law. He has written extensively on labour law including recognition procedures and international standards, and is currently advising trade unions on the British government's controversial Trade Union Bill.

He is President of the Institute of Employment Rights and Vice President of the International Centre for Trade Union Rights. Professor Ewing drafted the Zero Hours Contract Bill, a private member's initiative introduced into the House of Commons in 2014, but not passed.