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2019 Annual Employment Lecture: What if ... your boss was an algorithm?

2019 Annual Employment Lecture: What if ... your boss was an algorithm?

42BR Barristers invites you to their 2019 Annual Lecture on Thursday 3rd October 2019 at 18.00pm:

Followed by a drinks reception where you will get the opportunity to meet the speakers and members from our employment team.

42BR Barristers are delighted to announce that Professor Jeremias Adams-Prassl will deliver our 2019 Annual Lecture.

Technology is revolutionising the world of work. Amidst important debates about the gig economy and the automation of jobs, however, scant attention has been paid to the rise of algorithmic management: the increasingly pervasive reliance on monitoring technology and sophisticated algorithms to measure, control, and sanction workers. Building on his recent book Humans as a Service (OUP 2018), awarded the 2019 St Petersburg International Legal Forum Prize, Jeremias will explore how employment law can respond to a world in which automation hasn't replaced workers-but their employers.


Professor Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Professor Jeremias Adams-Prassl is a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Concept of the Employer (OUP 2015), as well as an editor of Chitty on Contracts. In 2018, his joint work with Prof Abi Adams-Prassl on ET Fees won the MLR's Wedderburn Prize and the ESRC's Outstanding Impact Award. Jeremias is particularly interested in the role of technology in shaping the future of work, and frequently advises governments and international organisations on innovative labour market regulation. He tweets @JeremiasPrassl.

The seminar will be held at:

The David Lloyd George
The Law Society
113 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1PL

Please email events@42br.com to book your place or follow this link to reserve a place.

We hope to see you there.

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