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Research interests

Dr. Nuna Zekic is associate professor at the Department of Labour Law and Social Policy at Tilburg University. She defended her doctoral thesis in June 2014. For this thesis (titled 'Employment security in labour law') she was awarded with 'cum laude'. Her expertise lies in the area of labour law and more precisely, dismissal law, flexible working arrangements, and collective bargaining. She has been a visiting researcher at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Lund University in Sweden. 

At Tilburg Law School she teaches several courses in Dutch and international labour law on a bachelor and master level. She is a board member of Levenbachinstituut, a collaborative institute of the Departments of Labour law at Dutch Universities. She is member of the editorial staff of the Dutch journal 'Tijdschrift voor Ontslagrecht'. 


2016 (August-September): visiting researcher at Lund University, Sweden.

From Oktober 2015: coordinator of the master programme Dutch law

From June 2014: Assistant Professor, Tilburg University.

2010 - 2014: Lecturer at the department of Social Law and Social Policy (Tilburg Law School).

2012 (February-March): visiting researcher University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

2008 - 2013: PhD candidate at Reflect (Tilburg Law School).

2006 - 2008: Legal counsel at the Ministry of Social Affairs, The Hague.

Current courses

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Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, Tilburg Law School

External positions

Member of the Science Committee (Bureau Clara Wichmann)

31 May 2018 → …

Board member (Stichting Levenbach Instituut)

1 Sep 2013 → …


  • European Law
  • Self Regulation
  • Collective Labour Agreements
  • Inequality
  • Labour Market Policy
  • Foundations Of Law
  • Flexicurity
  • Labour Law

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Research Output 2010 2019

Contradictory Court Rulings on the Status of Deliveroo workers in the Netherlands

Zekic, N., 1 Jul 2019, 5 p. Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal : Illinois College of Law.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
collective agreement
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Economische ongelijkheid: Een verkenning vanuit de grondslagen van het arbeidsrecht

Zekic, N., 2019, In : Arbeidsrechtelijke Annotaties. 13, 2, p. 3-25 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Meten is weten: Het registreren van arbeidstijden

Translated title of the contribution: Registration of working timeZekic, N., Nov 2019, In : ArbeidsRecht. 2019, 11, p. 38-43 6 p., 2019/50.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Ontslagbescherming in Nederland: In dienst van baanzekerheid of werkzekerheid?

Zekic, N., 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor Ontslagrecht. 3, 3, p. 78-85 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Reforming labour laws in the Netherlands: An assessment of the redistributive effects

Zekic, N., 2019, Employment relations in the 21st century: Challenges for theory and research in a changing world of work. Pulignano, V. & Hendrickx, F. (eds.). Kluwer Law International, p. 77-89 13 p. (Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations; no. 107).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review


Activities 2012 2019

Tijdschrift voor Ontslagrecht (Journal)

Nuna Zekic (Reviewer)
1 Oct 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Clara Wichmann Fonds (External organisation)

Nuna Zekic (Member)
Apr 2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific

Groeiende ongelijkheid en het arbeidsrecht

Nuna Zekic (Speaker)
3 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Rising inequality and non-standard work

Nuna Zekic (Speaker)
10 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Sustainable work? On the ambivalence of law to the meaning of work.

Nuna Zekic (Invited speaker)
12 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Press / Media

Stop onbegrensde flexibilisering arbeidsmarkt

Nuna Zekic


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

NOS Met het oog op morgen: Hoe grondwettelijk is een mannenboycot?

Nuna Zekic


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Ook vrouwen belonen vrouwen slechter dan mannen

Nuna Zekic


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Nieuwe research portal legt de nadruk op kwantiteit

Nuna Zekic


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Women’s voices still go unheard on campus

Nuna Zekic


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment