This book analyses the most important problems and challenges of the current labour market
from the point of view of the balance between the parties of the employment contract.
The contributions here are related to various pressing topics, including, for example, the future
of work and worker protection on an international level against the strengthening of
employers powers. In addition, the nature and limits of employers power, non-competition
contractual clauses and workers rights in the face of new communication and information
technologies are also discussed.
The contributors are drawn from several countries, such as Portugal, Spain, Bolivia, Italy,
México and Switzerland. The book will appeal to lawyers, legal experts, human resources
experts, economist, judges, academia, and staff from companies and trade unions, and
The volume features insights and contributions in different languages, with chapters in
Spanish (12), English (4) and Portuguese (5).