Elisabeth Brameshuber Kniepeiss hell

Elisabeth Brameshuber

Project co-manager

Full Professor of Labour Law and Social Security Law at the University of Vienna. Deputy Head of the Institute for Labour and Social Security Law at the Faculty of Law at University of Vienna. She has been dedicated to Labour and Social Security Law since 2010. Author of more than 80 contributions to Austrian, German and European Labour and Social Security Law, including two monographs. (Co-)Editor of several books, most recently on Collective Bargaining and the Gig Economy (Hart Publishing 2022). Member of several funded research projects on European Labour Law for the European Commission and the ETUI, amongst others, and on Austrian Social Security Law (currently manager of a four-year project of EUR 617.686-, funded by the Austrian Social Security for Self-Employed). Academic visitor at IAAEU, Trier, Germany, and at IECL, Oxford, amongst others. Erasmus-stay at Université de Poitiers. Numerous presentations at national and international conferences, amongst others at ISLSSL (Torino), LLRN (Amsterdam, Toronto, Poland – online) and ILERA (Seoul). Member of the Austrian Federal Ministry’s of Labour and Economy “Rat Neue Arbeitswelten” (Council on the New World of Work); Board Member of the Austrian Society for Labour Law and Social Security Law; Head of the Austrian Section to the European Institute of Social Security (EISS). Several awards for her doctoral thesis on the right to collective action. She has collaborated in the following reports for the European Commission: “Study on the characteristic and legal effects of agreements between companies and workers’ representatives” (VT/2010/051); and “Study on out of court settlement mechanisms in transnational labour disputes” (VT/2011/074).
From 2018-2021, she was co-manager of the COGENS Project on Gig-Economy and Collective Bargaining (VS/2019/0084), funded by the European Commission. In the field of social dialogue, she currently works on an edited book on the new Directive (EU) 2022/2041 on adequate minimum wages in the European Union (co-editor, together with Luca Ratti and Vincenzo Pietrogiovanni) to be published with Hart Publishing end of 2023/beginning of 2024. For a new commentary on EU labour law, to be published with Wolters Kluwer (editor: Christina Hießl), she is going to write the chapter on Information and Consultation according to Directive 2002/14/EC.