Areas of expertise
I defended my doctoral thesis entitled “Labour law protection of trainees” in the Faculty of Law, University of Turku in 2.12.2017. Earlier I have completed BA in Law and MA in European Studies from University of Tartu, Estonia. In my master thesis I studied the concept of flexicurity and its influence on wage legislation.
My teaching experience includes teaching labour law and EU employment law in the University of Turku, Finland and University of Tartu, Estonia. At the moment I am responsible for teaching labour law at the University of Turku. I am the primary teacher in basic studies of labour law, in specialisation course of labour law, and in advanced studies of labour law.
My area of research for the doctoral degree focused on the
protection of the rights of trainees.I studied trainees` labour law
protection from the EU and comparative perspective. I have also been interested in
the issues concerning atypical work, precarious work,the scope of labour law, the possibilities
and limits of labour law and EU labour law. My postdoctoral research concentrates on studying platform work. I am interested in the employment law status of platform workers and possible regulation of platform work in national, EU and international level.
I have also conducted legal research concerning atypical working arrangements in aviation sector, temporary agency work, contractual arrangements for young people and the legal status of future worker. Additionally, I have actively participated and presented in several international conferences.