This international book analyses the impact of digitisation in labour markets, on labour relationships and also on labour processes.

The rapid progress of modern disruptive technologies and AIs and their multiple applications to each phase of the labour production system, are changing the production rules on a global scale with significant impacts in every aspect of work. As new technologies transform work patterns and change the type of jobs available - destroying some while creating others - and even the nature of the tasks performed, numerous legal problems arise which are challenging to legislators and legal scholars who need to find appropriate solutions to them. Considering the labour law issues which have been created by technological developments and currently affect the work of millions worldwide, this book highlights the full scope of these issues, suggesting solutions to emerging problems and ways to mitigate the risks brought about through technological advancement.

Approaching the present debate with perspectives on legal problems with expertise from a wide range of different countries, this book presents informed and scholarly studies which answer the challenges that new technologies present in labour markets, private lives and labour processes.

chapter |13 pages

A reflection on the challenges posed by digitalisation of labour markets

ByLourdes Mella Méndez

part I|141 pages

The impact of new technologies in the labour market

chapter 3|11 pages

Digitalisation vis-à-vis the Indian labour market: pros and cons

ByDr. Durgambini A. Patel

chapter 6|17 pages

Rebalancing worker rights and property rights in digitalised work

ByJulia Tomassetti

part II|73 pages

The impact of new technologies in the employees’ private life

chapter 7|12 pages

Technological innovation and its impact on the employment contract: special reference to the video surveillance and the intervention of private detectives

ByMaría Carmen López Aniorte, Francisco Miguel Ortiz González-Conde, Antonio Megías-Bas

chapter 8|19 pages

New technologies and the employee’s right to privacy

ByArtur Rycak

chapter 10|13 pages

Digital disconnection as a limit to corporate control of working time

BySarai Rodríguez González

part III|31 pages

The impact of new technologies on the labour process

chapter 13|15 pages

The probative value and effectiveness of the evidence obtained through email and messaging in the control of the workplace activity 1

ByFrancisca Ferrando García, Monserrate Rodríguez Egio, Antonio Megías-Bas