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drs. J.M.B. (Jan) Cremers

Faculty of Law
Labour Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
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Postal address
  • Postbus 15966
    1001 NL Amsterdam
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  • Introduction

    Main activities: free movement of workers and social security in Europe, worker’s participation and corporate governance issues, the change of employment patterns and other labour market items at European level. Since 1 March 2012 editor of the monthly Collective Bargaining Newsletter commissioned by the ETUI to AIAS. Member of the SEEurope and GOODCORP networks that deal with issues related to European company legislation and worker's involvement, www.worker-participation.eu/European-Company
    In November 2013 Jan Cremers received the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Westminster for his work related to European Social Policy.

  • Publications

    2016

    • Cremers, J. (2016). Construction labour, mobility and non-standard employment. HesaMag, 13, 17-22. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2016). Economic freedoms and labour standards in the European Union. Transfer, 22(2), 149-162. https://doi.org/10.1177/1024258916635962 [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2016). Labor recruitment and economic freedoms in Europe. In M. S. Rozanova (Ed.), Labor Migration and Migrant Integration Policy in Germany and Russia (pp. 47-58). St Petersburg: Saint Petersburg State University.

    2015

    • Cremers, J. (2015). EU economic freedoms and social dumping. In M. Bernaciak (Ed.), Market expansion and social dumping in Europe (pp. 173-189). (Routledge advances in European politics; No. 115). Abingdon: Routledge. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2015). Freizügigkeit und Sozialpolitik - gibt es Fortschritt im Bereich des europäischen Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutzes? WSI-Mitteilungen, 68(3), 228-231. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2015). Health and safety standards under deregulation threat. CLR News, 2015(2), 6-20. [details]

    2014

    • Cremers, J. (2014). De missie van Delors. In I. van den Burg, J. Cremers, C. Hamans, & A. Pilon (Eds.), Voorbij de retoriek: sociaal Europa vanuit twaalf invalshoeken (pp. 21-27). Amsterdam: Van Gennep. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Sociaal overleg in de onderneming. In I. van den Burg, J. Cremers, C. Hamans, & A. Pilon (Eds.), Voorbij de retoriek: sociaal Europa vanuit twaalf invalshoeken (pp. 155-166). Amsterdam: Van Gennep. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Sociale zekerheid en vrij verkeer. In I. van den Burg, J. Cremers, C. Hamans, & A. Pilon (Eds.), Voorbij de retoriek: sociaal Europa vanuit twaalf invalshoeken (pp. 107-120). Amsterdam: Van Gennep. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Strategies for Circumventing Minimum Wages and the Equal-pay Principle in Association with Cross-Border Worker Posting. In I. Heinlein (Ed.), The Social Dimension of Europe, Conference Trends in European Labour Law, the Posting of Workers and Temporary Employment (pp. 60-69). Düsseldorf: Die Landesregierung Nordrhein-Westfalen. [details]
    • van den Burg, I., & Cremers, J. (2014). Sociaal Europa: ingrijpen gewenst. Een inleiding. In I. van den Burg, J. Cremers, C. Hamans, & A. Pilon (Eds.), Voorbij de retoriek: sociaal Europa vanuit twaalf invalshoeken (pp. 7-20). Amsterdam: Van Gennep. [details]

    2013

    • Cremers, J. (2013). Free provision of services and cross-border labour recruitment. Policy Studies, 34(2), 201-220. https://doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2013.767588 [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Non-financial reporting and reference to workers' representatives. Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice, 5(2), 50-89. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Posting of workers: enforcement problems and challenges. In Posting of workers: Improving collaboration between social partners and public authorities in Europe (pp. 165-171). Lyon: INTEFP. [details]

    2012

    • Cremers, J. (2012). Dynamic between market regulation and labour law: some reflections based on the trade union experiences since the start of the Single Market. In E. Poillot, & I. Rueda (Eds.), Les frontières du droit privé européen = The boundaries of European private law (pp. 143-150). (Collection de la Faculté de Droit, d'Économie et de Finance de l'Université du Luxembourg). Bruxelles: Larcier. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2012). Free movement of workers and rights that can be derived. FMW : Online Journal on Free Movement of Workers within the European Union, 4, 26-32. [details]

    2011

    • Cremers, J. (2011). Are you being served? The consultation procedure on the functioning of the European Company Statute. Transfer, 17(2), 269-274. https://doi.org/10.1177/1024258911405416 [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Kanttekeningen bij de nieuwe zelfstandigheid. Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken, 27(3), 345-356. [details]

    2016

    • Cremers, J., & Vitols, S. (Eds.) (2016). Takeovers with or without worker voice: workers’ rights under the EU Takeover Bids Directive. (ETUI series - Workers' rights in company law ). Brussels: European Trade Union Institute. [details]

    2014

    • Cremers, J. (2014). EU public procurement and social clauses - an overview. CLR News, 2014(4), 7-15. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Note from the editor: [trade - procurement - labour standards]. CLR News, 2014(4), 4-6. [details]
    • van den Burg, I., Cremers, J., Hamans, C., & Pilon, A. (2014). Voorbij de retoriek: sociaal Europa vanuit twaalf invalshoeken. Amsterdam: Van Gennep. [details]

    2013

    • Cremers, J. (2013). Strategien zur Umgehung von Mindestlöhnen und des equal-pay-Prinzips bei der grenzüberschreitenden Arbeitnehmerentsendung. In I. Heinlein (Ed.), Tagung zur sozialen Dimension Europas: Europäische arbeitsrechtliche Entwicklungen, Arbeitnehmerentsendung und Arbeitnehmerüberlassung: 25./26. Januar 2013 (pp. 61-70). Düsseldorf: Landesregierung Nordrhein-Westfalen. [details]
    • Cremers, J., Stollt, M., & Vitols, S. (2013). A decade of experience with the European Company. Brussels: ETUI. [details]

    2011

    • Cremers, J. (2011). Auf der Suche nach billigen Arbeitskräften in Europa: Lebens- und Arbeitsbedingungen entsandter Arbeitnehmer. (CLR studies; No. 6). Bruxelles: European Institute for Construction Labour Research. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). In search of cheap labour: working and living conditions of posted workers. (CLR studies; No. 6). Bruxelles/Utrecht: European Institute for Construction Labour Research/International Books. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Questions related to the review of the SE Directive: basic considerations for the Social Partners’ consultation. Brussels: European Trade Union Institute. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). À la recherche de main-d’œuvre bon marché en Europe: conditions de travail et de vie des travailleurs détachés. (CLR studies; No. 6). Bruxelles: European Institute for Construction Labour Research. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). EU coordination of national social security in multiple cross border situations. Marmara Journal of European Studies, 19(2), 31-53. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Note from the editor: [Olympic sites: a celebration of Olympic values?]. CLR News, 2011(2), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Pep talk or participation. In Towards Sustainable Companies: Identifying New Avenues: abstracts for the parallel sessions: abstracts and draft papers that were presented in the parallel sessions Tuesday 30 August at 8.30-11 am. Oslo: UiO Department of Private Law. [details]
    • Cremers, J., & Wolters, E. (2011). Vestigingsbeleid op drift? Europees onderzoek naar ondernemingsrecht. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 22(2), 26-27. [details]

    2010

    2009

    • Cremers, J. (2009). Potential growth and labour demand in the European construction industry. In E. Frydendal Pedersen, & A. Dam (Eds.), Byggeriets fremtidige vækstpotentiale: hvem tager over, når de store årgange pensioneres? (pp. 30-38). [Kgs. Lyngby]: DTU Management. [details]

    2008

    2016

    • Cremers, J. (2016). Des droits à la protection sociale en itinérance. In Les acteurs de la protection sociale en Europe face aux grandes mutations de ce XXIe siècle: 41e Rencontre Ipse à Lisbonne les 23 et 24 avril 2015: foliocollection. - 1ère Partie (pp. 33-36). Paris: Institut de la Protection Sociale Européenne. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2016). [Review of: U. Holtgrewe, V. Kirov, M. Ramioul (2015) Hard work in new jobs: the quality of work and life in European growth sectors]. CLR News, 2016(1), 40-42. [details]

    2015

    • Cremers, J. (2015). Note from the editor: [Wages and employment, disintegration or transformation]. CLR News, 2015(1), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2015). [article review] 'Analyzing safety behaviors of temporary construction workers using structural equation modelling'. CLR News, 2015(2), 51-52. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2015). [article review] 'Occupational health and safety of temporary and agency workers'. CLR News, 2015(2), 52-53. [details]

    2014

    • Cremers, J. (2014). Bricklayers and lung cancer risk. CLR News, 2014(4), 45-46. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Note from the editor: [energy saving construction]. CLR News, 2014(1), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Note from the editor: [the lives and work of migrant workers]. CLR News, 2014(2), 4-7. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Note from the editor: [the world of work]. CLR News, 2014(3), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Ook bij kleine bedrijven in Duitsland is er vaak geen OR. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 25(4), 34-36. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Schijnconstructies in het internationale wegtransport. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 25(1), 33-34. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). Teleurgesteld over sociaal Europa. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 25(3), 36-38. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2014). [Review of: (2014) Fair migration: setting an ILO agenda]. CLR News, 2014(3), 59-61. [details]
    • Cremers, J., & Gramuglia, A. (2014). Shifting employment revisited. CLR News, 2014(3), 22-36. [details]

    2013

    • Cremers, J. (2013). Aandacht voor asbest. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 24(3), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). CLR - Zwanzig Jahre im Rückblick. CLR-Heft, 2013(1), 8-15. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Détachement des travailleurs: problèmes d'application de la réglementation et défis. In Détachement des travailleurs: améliorer les collaborations entre les partenaires sociaux et les autorités publiques en Europe: synthèse générale (pp. 168-175). Lyon: Institut national du travail de l'emploi et de la formation professionnelle (INTEFP). [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). From harmonisation to regulatory competition. In S. Vitols, & J. Heuschmid (Eds.), European company law and the sustainable company: a stakeholder approach (pp. 89-114). (The sustainable company; No. 2). Brussels: ETUI. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Never let inertia rule: the long road to an asbestos free workplace. CLR News, 2013(2), 28-36. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Note from the Editor: [Fight for Economic and Social Equality!]. CLR News, 2013(3), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Note from the editor: [health and safety sacrificed to the market?]. CLR News, 2013(2), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Note from the editor: [inclusion of migrant workers]. CLR News, 2013(4), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Note from the editor: [international coordination of wage policies]. CLR News, 2013(1), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). Why asbestos should be banned. Global Labour Column, 151. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). [Review of: H. Swoboda, E. Stetter (2012) EU enlargement anno 2012: a progressive engagement]. CLR News, 2013(1), 55-57. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). [Review of: N. Bruun, K. Lörcher (2012) The Lisbon Treaty and social Europe]. CLR News, 2013(4), 58-59. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2013). [Review of: S. Evju (2013) Cross-border services, posting of workers, and multilevel governance]. CLR News, 2013(3), 59-62. [details]
    • Cremers, J., & Gehring, R. (2013). The long and winding road to an asbestos free workplace. (CLR Studies; No. 7). Brussels: CLR/International Books. [details]

    2012

    2011

    • Besamusca, J., & Cremers, J. (2011). De kloof tussen insiders en outsiders groeit: hervorm de arbeidsmarkt. Socialisme en Democratie, 68(9/10), 98-104. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). In search of cheap labour in Europe - Working and living conditions of posted workers. CLR News, 2011(1), 6-10. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Management and worker involvement: cat and mouse or win-win? In S. Vitols, & N. Kluge (Eds.), The sustainable company: a new approach to corporate governance (pp. 75-90). Brussels: European Trade Union Institute. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Nederland geen gidsland: betere rechten voor Europese ondernemingsraden. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 22(3), 38-40. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Note from the editor: [climate change and construction labour]. CLR News, 2011(4), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Note from the editor: [recruitment practices in Europe]. CLR News, 2011(1), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Note from the editor: [thirty-year crisis of labour relations]. CLR News, 2011(3), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). Op zoek naar goedkope arbeid: Europees onderzoek naar detachering. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 22(1), 38-40. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). [Review of: H. McQueen (2011) We built this country: builders' labourers & their unions, 1787 to the future]. CLR News, 2011(4), 85-87. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). [Review of: M. Kahancová (2010) One company, diverse workplaces: the social construction of employment practices in Western and Eastern Europe]. News Bulletin worker-participation.eu, 2011-09-15. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2011). [Review of: P.T. Jones, V. De Meyere (2009) Terra reversa: de transitie naar rechtvaardige duurzaamheid; J. Huige, L. Keune (2011) Plan voor een duurzame en solidaire economie in Nederland]. CLR News, 2011(4), 83-85. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (Author). (2011). In the fridge? Consultation on the functioning of the European Company Statute. Web publication/site, Brussels: ETUI: worker-participation.eu - Review 2010-13. Retrieved from http://www.worker-participation.eu/European-Company-SE/Review-2010-13/In-the-fridge-Consultation-on-the-functioning-of-the-European-Company-Statute [details]

    2010

    • Cremers, J. (2010). Duitsland: stabiel aantal werknemerscommissarissen. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 21(1), 4. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). Het failliet van de hervormingsagenda: groeiende ongelijkheid op de arbeidsmarkt. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 21(3), 14-16. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). Note from the editor: [at risk: building workers' health]. CLR News, 2010(4), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). Note from the editor: [bricklaying is more than Flemish bond]. CLR News, 2010(1), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). Note from the editor: [migrant labour in times of crisis]. CLR News, 2010(2), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). Note from the editor: [observatory]. CLR News, 2010(3), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). Support for posted workers: the bilateral way: proposal for a CLR pilot project. CLR News, 2010(3), 84-88. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2010). The free movement of workers in the EU: risks and challenges? CLR News, 2010(2), 10-17. [details]
    • Cremers, J., Kluge, N., & Stollt, M. (2010). Worker participation: a ‘burden’ on the European Company (SE)? A critical assessment of an EU consultation process. Brussels: European Trade Union Institute. [details]
    • Wolters, E., & Cremers, J. (2010). Kansen en risico's voor medezeggenschap: de Europese vennootschap (SE) in Nederland. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 21(2), 42-44. [details]

    2009

    • Behrens, M., & Cremers, J. (2009). Betriebsratsarbeit in Deutschland und den Niederlanden: Editorial. WSI-Mitteilungen, 62(2), 62. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Changing employment patterns and collective bargaining: the case of construction. International Journal of Labour Research, 1(2), 201-217. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Der lernende Betriebsrat. WSI-Mitteilungen, 62(2), 110-114. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Een nieuwe start voor de Europese medezeggenschap. In J. Heijink (Ed.), Medezeggenschap over de grenzen heen (pp. 35-42). (OR strategie en beleid. Optiek; No. 8). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Higher safety risks for temporary agency workers: new data from the Netherlands and Germany. CLR News, 2009(3), 28-29. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Ireland’s construction industry. CLR News, 2009(4), 7-20. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Note from the editor: [Ireland’s construction industry: from sending to receiving to...]. CLR News, 2009(4), 4-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Note from the editor: [employee and trade union involvement in VET]. CLR News, 2009(1), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Note from the editor: [non standard employment and the erosion of workers' rights]. CLR News, 2009(3), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Productive investment versus short time cashing. CLR News, 2009(2), 15-17. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Schijnzelfstandigheid. Socialisme en Democratie, 66(12), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Sociaal beleid ondergeschoven kindje: marktdenken domineert Europa. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 20(1), 40-42. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Tegen de nieuwe uitbuiting. Socialisme en Democratie, 66(10), 5-6. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2009). Uitbesteding ondergraaft cao: vast personeel in de bouw daalt gestaag. Zeggenschap/Tijdschrift over Arbeidsverhoudingen, 20(3), 12-13. [details]
    • Cremers, J., & van den Brand, K. (2009). Vrij verkeren - Het vrij verkeer van werknemers in en naar de EU. Brussel: Nederlandse delegatie van de sociaal-democratische fractie in het Europees Parlement/PvdA- eurodelegatie. [details]

    2008

    • Cremers, J. (2008). Conflicting interpretations of the Posting of Workers Directive. CLR News, 2008(3), 10-16. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2008). Introduction to the Low-wage Work reviews. CLR News, 2008(3), 31-34. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2008). Not from the editor: [social responsibility and liability]. CLR News, 2008(4), 4-5. [details]
    • Cremers, J. (2008). Note from the editor: [cross-border work / reviews special]. CLR News, 2008(3), 4. [details]
    • Cremers, J., & Janssen, J. (2008). Undeclared labour: don’t blame the migrants. Transfer, 14(4), 695-699. https://doi.org/10.1177/102425890801400413 [details]

    Talk / presentation

    • Cremers, J. (speaker) (16-9-2010). Non-standard employment or the erosion of workers’ rights. Extended version, VI Global Labour University Conference: Labour and the global crisis: Sharing the burden (!) and shaping the future (?), Berlin, Germany.
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