The Officers of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law would like to express their deep condolences at the passing of Dr. Johannes Schregle, who was the Society’s second Secretary-General, elected on the occasion of the Selva di Fasano Congress (Italy,974), and who served in this position between 1974 and 1988. At the time of his passing, he was one of the Society’s Honorary Presidents.

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About the Society

The International Society for Labour and Social Security Law (ISLSSL) was constituted in Brussels in June 1958. It is the result of the merger of the International Society for Social Law (São Paulo Congress, 1954, and Brussels Congress, 1958) and the International Congresses of Labour Law (Trieste, 1951, and Geneva, 1957).

The ISLSSL has been established with the following purposes:

  • to study labour and social security law at the national as well as international level,
  • to promote the exchange of ideas and information from a comparative perspective, and
  • to encourage the closest possible collaboration among academics, lawyers, and other experts within the fields of labour and social security law.

The aims of the Society are of a purely scientific character, independent of all considerations of a political, philosophical or religious nature.