María Luz Rodríguez


María Luz Rodríguez is a Professor of Labor and Social Security Law at the University of Castilla-La Mancha. She has taught at the Universities of Valladolid and Carlos III of Madrid, and as a visiting Scholar at the Universities of Cambridge, Bologna and Penn State University, and the University of Brescia (Italy).

She has published numerous articles on employment and labor relations in collective books and journals. Her latest books (published in Spanish), are entitled Humans and robots: employment and working conditions in the robotic era, Technology and Work: the impact of the digital revolution on labor rights and social protection, Labor platforms and the labor market, and The Future of Work that We want.

Last year she worked as a Senior Specialist in Labor Market Institutions at the International Labor Organization (Geneva) and was in charge of preparing the Meeting of Experts on decent work in the platform economy. She was also Secretary of State for Employment, and has been awarded the Real Cruz Distinguida de Primera Clase de San Raimundo de Peñafort.

Discussion Panel: Employment and Technological- Digital Challenge

3 experts on the subject from different areas will discuss the challenges of the technological change in employment during a moderated panel.

  • February 16th

  • 16:15 – 17:00

  • Room OE