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Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method

Sergio Gamonal C. and César F. Rosado Marzán

Abstract

This book provides a Latin American perspective of the “idea” of labor law, which the authors call “principled labor law.” It a jurisprudential method based on worker protection, i.e., the protective principle, and its derivative principles: primacy of reality, nonwaiver, and continuity. We argue that principled labor law is needed given that many labor law scholars have declared a crisis in their field due to the ascendancy of “fissured,” “gig,” “precarious,” and “nonstandard” work. While some scholars reassert the basic idea of labor law—protecting workers—despite the contemporary world of w ... More

Keywords: labor law, labor protection, jurisprudence, employment at will, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190052669
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190052669.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sergio Gamonal C., author
Professor of Law, Universidad Adolfo Ináñez, Santiago

César F. Rosado Marzán, author
Associate Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law