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VALERIO MICHELE DE STEFANO

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Born 21 October 1982. Degree in Law at Università Bocconi (2006). Ph. D. in Law of Business and Commerce at Università Bocconi (2011). He has done research at the University of Warwick, at the International Labour Organization, Geneve, and at the University College London (UCL) . In 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Member at Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge. He was a member of the Milan Bar and associate of an international law firm (magic circle). Since June 2014, Dr De Stefano is a Technical Officer on Non-Standard Forms of Employment at the International Labour Organization, Geneve (ILO, Inwork, Workquality).

Dr De Stefano is a Teaching fellow and Researcher with grant at Angelo Sraffa Department of Legal Studies. He teaches labour and employment law at undregraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses at Bocconi University. Since 2006, Teaching Assistant for the courses Labour Law , Advanced Labour Law, Comparative Industrial Relations (taught in English language).

Selected Publications (see full list here)

V. De Stefano, A Tale of Oversimplification and Deregulation: The Mainstream Approach to Labour Market Segmentation and the Recent Responses to the Crisis in European Countries, in Industrial Law Journal, 2014, vol. 43, issue 3 (Law review article on the mainstream approach of EU institutions and Member States to segmentation of labour markets with a critical overview of recent labour market reforms adopted or proposed in several countries, including the so-called “single permanent contract”).

V. De Stefano, La protezione del diritto di sciopero nella dialettica tra corti e organi di supervisione sovranazionali, in Giornale di diritto del lavoro e di relazioni industriali, 3, 2014 (Law review article on the international and European legal protection of the right to strike and of workers’ right as human rights).

V. De Stefano, Tutela antidiscriminatoria e affiliazione sindacale: una possible lettura multilivello, in ADL – Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro, 4-5/2014 (Case law review article on the multilevel protection of trade union affiliation on the basis of European and Italian anti-discrimination law).

V. De Stefano, La Corte Costituzionale e l’art. 19 dello Statuto dei Lavoratori: molto più che un semplice aggiornamento, in ADL – Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro, 6, 2013 (Case law review article on the criteria allowing trade unions to establish employees’ representative bodies at the workplace, set out by the Italian Constitutional Court).

V. De Stefano, Uno sguardo di insieme, tra flessibilità buona e flessibilità cattiva, in Il nuovo diritto del mercato del lavoro, M. Persiani, S. Liebman (eds.) Torino, 2013 (Book Chapter dealing with employment law reforms and the pursue of flexibility subsequent to the economic crisis in European countries).

V. De Stefano, S. Liebman, Le clausole che regolano la trattativa sindacale nel Protocollo d'Intesa del 31 maggio 2013: l'occasione per una ricostruzione diacronica, in ADL – Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro, 4-5, 2013 (Article on a national framework collective bargaining agreement reforming the Italian system of industrial relations).

V. De Stefano, Il caso Fiat e la contrattazione collettiva "di Pomigliano" ad una prima verifica giudiziale: ordinamento intersindacale, principio di effettività e ruolo del giudice in ADL - Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro, 1, 2012 (Case law review article on the FIAT industrial dispute, discrimination on the basis of union membership and company-based collective agreements).

V. De Stefano, Transazione del lavoratore, presupposizione e licenziamento collettivo in ADL - Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro, 4-5, 2011 (Case law review article on out-of-court settlement agreements on employment rights and collective dismissals).

V. De Stefano, La nuova direttiva sul «lavoro tramite agenzia interinale» e le ragioni giustificatrici del ricorso alla somministrazione di lavoro: una comparazione con il contratto di lavoro a tempo determinato in ADL - Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro, 4-5, 2010 (Article on Directive 2008/104/EC on Temporary Agency Work and its implementation in Italy).

V. De Stefano, Smuggling-in Flexibility: Temporary work contracts and the “implicit threat” mechanism. Reflections on a new European Path, published as LAB/ADMIN – Working Document n. 4, International Labour Office – Geneva, 2009, ISBN: 9789221228660; 9789221228677 (web pdf), (Article on the Italian Labour market and the risks of circumvention of labour protections connected with the usage of temporary work contracts). 

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