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    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests

Main activities: free movement of workers and social security in Europe, worker's participation and corporate governance issues, European social policy and labour market items. At the Tilburg University he is managing the INT-AR project, a long term analysis of cross-border labour recruitment and migration. He was coordinating the work of the European Institute for Construction Labour Research (in the period 1992 till mid-2015) and the editing of the quarterly CLR-News (ISSN 1997-1745, see Chief editor of the Collective Bargaining Newsletter commissioned by the ETUI to AIAS until December 2018. Member of the GOODCORP and SEEurope networks that are dealing with issues related to corporate governance and the European Company statute,
In November 2013 he received the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Westminster for his work related to European Social Policy.

Current courses

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  • Collective Labour Agreements
  • European Social Security Law
  • Migration Studies
  • Transnational Posting Of Workers
  • Labour Market Issues
  • European Social Law
  • Mobility Of Labour

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Research Output 2011 2019

Artificial corporate entities and the circumvention of labour standards

Cremers, J., 5 Mar 2019, New forms of labour and new structures of enterprises : Challenges for labour law . European Lawyers for Workers Network , p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

Open Access
Labor standards
Labour law
Labor relations

Exercising voice across borders: Workers’ rights under the EU Cross-border Mergers Directive

Cremers, J. (ed.) & Vitols, S. (ed.), 26 Apr 2019, Brussels: ETUI. 242 p. (ETUI series – Workers’ rights in company law)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Open Access
right to information

Open Europese arbeidsmarkt zet nationale arbeidswetgeving onder druk

Cremers, J., 17 Jan 2019, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten: Algemeen Weekblad voor Handel, Nijverheid, Financiën en Verkeer. 104, 4769, p. 6-9 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
labor legislation
European market
labor market
employment conditions
labor migration

Une succession de réformes, des bénéficiaires fragilisés?

Cremers, J., 30 Jan 2019, In : Chronique Internationale. 164, Special issue, p. 105-115 11 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

A single market for many labour markets

Cremers, J., 5 Oct 2018, In : The Progressive Post. 2018, 9, p. 64-65 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
labor market
European Commission

Activities 1992 2018

  • 5 Oral presentation
  • 3 Invited talk
  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 1 Participation in conference

Ouderen op de arbeidsmarkt

Jan Cremers (Speaker)
5 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

De flexibilisering van de arbeidsmarkt

Jan Cremers (Speaker)
13 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

European Platform Undeclared Work - Platform seminar

J.M.B. Cremers (Keynote speaker)
3 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific


Ask me Anything

J.M.B. Cremers (Participant)
3 Jan 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceScientific

A Europe that works for workers

J.M.B. Cremers (Keynote speaker)
13 Oct 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific


Press / Media

Geen sollicitatieplicht voor 60-plussers

Jan Cremers


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Haal die beladenheid van het debat

Jan Cremers


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Mobiliteit en internationaal wegtransport

Jan Cremers


2 media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

De meeste schimmige constructies vind je in de bouw

Jan Cremers


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Prizes / Recognition

Doctor of Letters

Jan Cremers (Recipient), 12 Nov 2013

Prize: Honorary degree