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JURIDICA INTERNATIONAL. LAW REVIEW.
UNIVERSITY OF TARTU (1632)

Erikson, Merle

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Articles in Juridica International

Articles in Juridica

  • Reasons for Making an Employee Redundant in Case Work Runs Out. Decision of the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court in Case No. 3-2-1-7-11, Juridica Abstract, 2015, No. 3, pp. 226-229
  • M. Muda. Flexicurity in the New Contract of Employment Act, Juridica Abstract, 2012, No. 4, pp. 295-304
  • M. Muda. Proprietary Liability of Employees, Juridica Abstract, 2009, No. 5, pp. 312-320
  • M. Muda. Recording Working Time and Payment of Additional Remuneration for Piece Work. Judgment of the Civil Law Chamber of the Supreme Court in Case 3-2-1-6-08, Juridica Abstract, 2009, No. 1, pp. 59-61
  • M. Muda. Problems in Labour Relations Associated with the Application of the Law of Obligations Act, Juridica Abstract, 2007, No. 5, pp. 287–296
  • M. Muda. Problems in Legal Regulation of Employment Contract, Juridica Abstract, 2004, No. 5, pp. 295–301
  • M. Muda. Collective Termination of Employment Contracts, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 8, pp. 550–560
  • M. Muda. The Law Applicable to Employment Relations of Persons Moving in the European Union, Juridica Abstract, 2002, No. 8, pp. 557–562
  • M. Muda. Transfer of Employment Contracts upon Transfer of Services: the Case Law of the European Court of Justice, Juridica Abstract, 2002, No. 1, pp. 37–41
  • M. Muda. Transfer of Enterprise in the Case of Employer’s Insolvency, Juridica Abstract, 2001, No. 2, pp. 124–131
  • M. Muda. Legal Status of Employees upon Transfer of a Company, Enterprise or Parts Thereof, Juridica Abstract, 1999, No. 10, pp. 503–508
  • M. Muda. Free Movement of Labour in the European Union, Juridica Abstract, 1998, No. 2, pp. 80–84
  • M. Muda. Options for Entry into Employment Contracts based on EC Directive 91/533/EEC, Juridica Abstract, 1998, No. 1, pp. 9–13
  • M. Muda. Principles for Regulation of Employment Relationships, Juridica Abstract, 1997, No. 4, pp. 177–180
  • M. Muda. Protection of Workers’ Claims in the Event of the Insolvency of their Employer, Juridica Abstract, 1996, No. 2, pp. 62–64
  • M. Muda. Competence of the European Union in Labour Law Issues, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 9, pp. 390–392
  • M. Muda. On the Ratification of the Conventions of the International Labour Organization, Juridica Abstract, 1994, No. 7, p. 160

Job

  • Professor of Labour Law, University of Tartu; Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs

Personal data

  • Born: August 2, 1972, Hiiumaa
  • E-mail: merle.erikson@ut.ee

Education

  • Doctor iuris, University of Tartu, 2001
  • Magister iuris, University of Tartu, 1996 (cum laude)
  • Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1994

Career

  • Professor of Labour Law, University of Tartu, 2011–current
  • Docent, University of Tartu, 2003–2011
  • Lecturer, University of Tartu, 1996–2003
  • Lecturer Extraordinary, University of Tartu, 1994–1996

Main areas of research

  • Estonian Labour and Social Security Law, International Labour Law, EC Social Policy, European Labour Law

Grants and projects

  • Ghent University, Faculty of Law, Department of Social Law: Study on the Protection of Workers’ Rights in Subcontracting Processes in the EU – 2011-2012, a Member of the Research Group
  • LABOUR ASOCIADOS SLL: Study on the Characteristics and Legal Effects of Agreements between Companies and Workers’ Representatives – 2011, a Member of the Research Group
  • The World Justice Project, Rule of Law Index™, 2011, a Member of the Research Group
  • Marco Biagi Foundation. School for Advanced Studies in Industrial and Labour Relations. University of Modena and Reggio Emilia: The Role of Industrial Relations in Europe 2020: from Local concerns to Transnational Action – 2010-2012, a Member of the Research Group
  • Government Office of the Republic of Estonia: Elaboration of Tests for the Heads of Public Servants – 2010-2011, the Principal Investigator
  • Faculty of Law. Radboud University Nijmegen: Study on the Legal Aspects of Posting of Workers in the Framework of the Provision of Services in the European Union – 2009-2010, a Member of the Research Group
  • European Commission: The Evolution of Labour Law in the new Member States of the European Union: 1995-2005 Country Studies on Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 2006-2007, a Member of the Research Group
  • LABOUR ASOCIADOS SLL Project: Studies on the Implementation of Labour Law Directives in the Enlarged European Union, 2005–2007, a Member of the Research Group
  • European Commission: Termination of Employment Relationships: Legal Situation in the Member States of the European Union, 2005-2006, a Member of the Research Group
  • ETUI-REHS: SEEUROPE - The Influence of the EU Directive on Worker Involvement in European Companies on Worker Participation and Company Management Practices, since 2004, a Member of the Research Group
  • Estonian Science Foundation (ETF) Grant No. 5378: The Impact of the Estonian Civil Law Reform on Labour Relations, 2003–2006, the Principal Investigator
  • Estonian Science Foundation (ETF) Grant No. 4626: The Legal Regulation of Social Protection of Migrant Workers in Estonia: Problems of Theory and Legal Practice. With G. Tavits, 2001-2003
  • Estonian Science Foundation (ETF) Grant No. 4401: Settlement of Disputes about Employment Contract. With I.-M.Orgo, G. Tavits, T. Treier, 2000–2002
  • Estonian Science Foundation (ETF ) Grant No. 2986: Theoretical Basics for Drawing up the Labour Code in the Process of the Integration of Estonia into Europe. With I.-M. Orgo, G. Tavits, H. Siigur, 1997–1999

Professional activity and membership

  • Member of the Commission Evaluating the Quality of the Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL) of the University of Tartu, 2010-current
  • Representative of the Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu in the NordPlus Network in Law, 2009-current
  • Member of the Program Council of Learning and Teaching, University of Tartu, 2009-2011
  • Head of the Program Council, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2008-current
  • Member of the Program Council of the Language Centre, University of Tartu, 2008-current
  • Head of the Board of Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL), Faculty of Law, 2008-current
  • Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2008-current
  • Member of the Program Council of the Language Centre, University of Tartu, 2008–current
  • Head of the Board of Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL), Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2008–current
  • Member of the Council, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu 2007–current
  • Member of the Program Council, EuroCollege, University of Tartu, 2007–current
  • Member of the Program Council, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2007–2008
  • Manager of Doctoral Studies Program, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2006–2008
  • Member of the Estonian Academic Law Society (EAÕS), 2005–current
  • Member of the SEEUROPE research network, 2004–current
  • Member of the Commission of Legal Experts of the President of the Republic of Estonia, 2003–2006
  • Holder of the Chair of Labour and Social Security Law, 2003–2006
  • Member of the Council of the Faculty of Law, 2003–2005
  • Member of the Working Environment Council of the University of Tartu, 2002–2008
  • Member of Commission for Drafting Working and Rest Time Act, 2000
  • Erasmus-coordinator, Faculty of Law, 1998–current
  • Member of the Law Philosophy Society of Estonia,1997–current
  • Member of Commission for Drafting Trade Unions Act, 1997
  • Member of Commission for Drafting Employment Contracts Act, 1996–2001, etc.

Participation in scientific conferences and seminars

  • Seventh International Scientific Conference of Moscow State Law Academy “Международное, российское и зарубежное законодательство о труде и социальном обеспечении: современное состояние (сравнительный анализ”, Moscow, Russia, May 26-28, 2011
  • International Scientific Conference on Occasion of 370th Anniversary of the Foundation of Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, ‘Labour Market of 21st Century: Looking for Flexibility and Security’, Vilnius, Lithuania, May 12-14, 2011
  • Ninth International Convention in Memory of Professor Marco Biagi ‘Europe 2020: Comparative Perspectives and Transnational Action. From Recession to Recovery in Labour Markets, Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management’, Modena, Italy, March 17-19, 2011
  • XIX World Congress of Labour and Social Security Law, Sydney, Australia, September 1-4, 2009
  • Seventh International Convention in Memory of Professor Marco Biagi ‘Productivity, Investment in Human Capital and the Challenge of Youth Employment. Comparative Processes and Global Responses’, Modena, Italy, March 19–21, 2009
  • ‘Future of Labour Relations and Employment in Europe’, Osnabrück, Germany, November 13–15, 2008
  • Sixth International Convention in memory of Professor Marco Biagi ‘Workers’ Rights Protection in a New World of Work’, Modena, Italy, March 17–19, 2008
  • ELFA conference ‘Strengthening the European Dimension of Legal Education’, Barcelona, Spain, February 23–24, 2007
  • XVII World Congress of Labour and Social Security Law, Paris, France, September 5–8, 2006
  • VIIIth European Congress of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law, Bologna, Italy, September, 20–23, 2005
  • ‘Progressive Implementation; New Developments in European Union Gender Equality Law’, the Hague, the Netherlands, November 18–20, 2004
  • Labour Law in United Europe, Vilnius, Lithuania, October, 16–18, 2003
  • XVII World Convention of Labour and Social Security Law, Montevideo, Uruguay, September 2–5, 2003
  • VII European Regional Congress of Labour Law and Social Security, Stockholm, Sweden, September 4–6, 2002
  • The XVI World Congress of Labour Law and Social Security, Jerusalem, Israel, September 3–7, 2000
  • The 6th European Congress for Labour Law and Social Security, Warsaw, Poland, September 13–17, 1999
  • ‘Equality in the Labour Market and Reconciliation of Family and Professional Life: Trends and Perspectives’, Warsaw, Poland, November 21–23, 1996

Studies abroad

  • University of Tokyo, Japan, May 2010
  • Tsinghua University, China, February-April 2010
  • University of Copenhagen, August 2009
  • V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, India, February 2009
  • University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, March 2008
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark, February 2008
  • University of Helsinki, Finland, December 2006
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, November 2004
  • European University Institute, Florence, Italy, March 2001
  • University of Oslo, Norway, February–March 2000
  • University of Helsinki, Finland, August–November 1999
  • University of Hamburg, Germany, May 1998
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark, February–April 1997
  • University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 1996

Honours/Awards

  • Badge of Distinction, University of Tartu, 2009
  • Open Estonia Foundation Competition for Legal Studies, Awards 1994, 1996
  • Estonian Academy of Science, Award, 1996

Teaching practice

  • Labour Law
  • EC Social Policy
  • International and EU Labour Law

Publications

  • Муда, М. Возможности работодателя по одностороннему изменению и прекращению трудового договора как элемент гибкости трудового права в Эстонии. Международное, российское и зарубежное законодательство о труде и социальном обеспечении: современное состояние (сравнительный анализ). Материалы VII международной научно-практической конференции. Под редакцией К. Н. Гусова. Москва: Проспект, 2011, 291-307.
  • Muda, M. The Concept of Flexicurity in Estonian Labour Law. Labour Market of 21st Century: Looking for Flexibility and Security. Editors T. Davulis and D. Petrylaitė. The Material of International Scientific Conference, 12-14 May 2011. Lietuvos darbo teisės ir socialinės apsaugos draugija & Vilniaus universiteto Teisės fakultetas. Vilnius: Standartų spaustuvė, 2011, pp. 243-260.
  • Muda, M. European Works Council: Estonia. International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Labour Law and Industrial Relations, ed. by Dr. R. Blanpain. Alphen aan den Rijn, NL: Kluwer Law International, 2011, 80 p.
  • Muda, M. Estonian Labour Law Reform: The Successful Implementation of the Idea of Flexicurity? – The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations. Volume 26, issue 3 (autumn). Kluwer Law International, 2010, pp. 347-366.
  • Muda, M. Implementation of the Idea of Flexicurity: The Case of Estonia. – GCOE Newsletter, Tokyo University, Spring-Summer 2010, No. 5, pp. 13-17.
  • Muda, M. Legal Measures for Promoting Youth Employment in Estonia. Labour Productivity, Investment in Human Capital and Youth Employment, ed. Roger Blanpain. Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations, No 73, Kluwer Law International, 2010, pp 181-190.
  • Muda, M. Fixed-term Employment Contract as a Basis for Creating Flexible Labour Relation. Studia z zakresu prawa pracy i polityki spolecznej/Studies on Labour Law and Social Policy. Liber Amicorum Prof. Andrzej M. Świątkowski, Krakow: Musica Iagellonica sp. z o.o, 2009, pp. 261-272.
  • Muda, M. Proprietary Liability of Employees – Juridica, 2009, No. 5, pp. 312-320 (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. The Evolution of Labour Law in Estonia. The Evolution of Labour Law in the EU-12 (1995-2005). Vol. 3. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2009, pp. 113–143.
  • Muda, M (co-author). Comments on the Employment Contracts Act – Labour Law. Models and Comments. Tallinn: Äripäeva Käsiraamat, 2009 (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. Increasing the Flexibility of Employment Regulation in Estonia, The Modernization of Labour Law and Industrial Relations in a Comparative Perspective, ed. Roger Blanpain. Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations, No 70, Kluwer Law International, 2009, pp. 385–396.
  • M. Muda. Estonia. The Laval and Viking Cases. Freedom of Services and Establishment v. Industrial Conflicts in the European Union, eds. Roger Blanpain and Andrzej M. Świątkowski. Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations, No. 69, Kluwer Law International, 2009, pp. 37–48.
  • M. Muda (co-author). Comments on Employment Contracts Act – Labour Law. Models and Comments. Tallinn: Äripäeva Käsiraamat, 2008 (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda (co-author). Labour Law. Lectures. Forth revised edition. Tallinn: Juura, 2008, 309 p. (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. Estonian Employment Regulations Need to be Renewed. Riigikogu Toimetised, 2008, No. 17, pp. 148–155 (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. European Works Council. Estonia. Kluwer Law International, 2008, 72 p.
  • Muda, M (co-author). Comments on the Employment Contracts Act – Labour Law. Models and Comments. Tallinn: Äripäeva Käsiraamat, 2008 (in Estonian).
  • Muda, M (co-author). Comments on the Employment Contracts Act – Labour Law. Models and Comments. Tallinn: Käsiraamatute Kirjastus, 2007 (in Estonian)
  • M. Muda (co-author). Labour Law. Lectures. Third revised edition. Tallinn: Juura, 2006, 307 p. (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. Termination of Employment Relationships: Legal Situation in Estonia. Termination of Employment Relationships: Legal Situation in the Member States of the European Union. European Commission, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG, 2006, 48 p.
  • M. Muda (co-author). Labour Law. Lectures. Second revised edition. Tallinn: Juura, 2005, 304 p. (in Estonian).
  • Muda, M (co-author). Comments on Employment Contracts Act – Labour Law. Models and Comments. Tallinn: Käsiraamatute Kirjastus, 2005 (in Estonian)
  • M. Muda. Estonia. Handbook on Employee Involvement in Europe, Edited by Manfred Weiss and Michał Seweryński. Kluwer Law International, 2004.
  • M. Muda. Impact of the European Community Labour Law on Estonian Labour Legislation. Labour Law in United Europe. 2003 m. spalio 16-18 d. Tarptautinės mokslinės konferencijos medžiaga. Vilnius, 2004.
  • M. Muda (co-author). Labour Law. Lectures. Tallinn: Juura, 2003, 295 p. (in Estonian).
  • Muda, M. Collective Redundancies. – Juridica, 2003, No. 8, pp. 550-560 (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. Comments on Working and Rest Time Act – Labour Law. Models and Comments. Tallinn: Käsiraamatute Kirjastus, 2002 (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda (co–author). Labour Law. Tartu: Iuridicum Foundation, 2001, 238 p. (in Estonian).
  • M. Muda. Protection of Employees’ Rights in the Event of the Reorganistation of the Employer’s Activities. Tartu: TÜ Kirjastus, 2001. 210 p. (Dissertationes iuridicae universitatis Tartuensis 5)

Languages

  • Estonian (Native)
  • English (Good)
  • Russian (Good)

 



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