Labour Law

Labour law is an independent branch of Civil Law that regulates Labour relations between employees and employers and other industrial and labour relations. It is a combination of legal norms and rules.

The norms of Labour Law regulate relations between people in the relationship of social organization of Labour. Labour law is implemented by the method of concluding an employment contract between the employer and the employee.

The main rights of the employee are represented in this list:

  • Working conditions that meet the requirements of safety and hygiene;
  • Equal salary for equal work without any discrimination
  • Enough rest time and paid vacations;
  • Age social security,
  • Judicial protection of their Labour rights,
  • etc.

The employee responsibilities are as follows:

  • Conscientious performance of  the Labour duties;
  • Observance of Labour discipline;
  • Careful attitude to the property of the enterprise;
  • Compliance with established Labour standards, etc.

Experts in the field of Labour law are engaged in resolving conflict situations between the employer and the employee both outside the court (as arbitrators) and during the trial. This profession requires education in the field of civil law with specialization and practice in the field of Labour law.

Study programs in Labour Law

Some study programs in Labour Law can be found by using our website, for example, European and International Labour Law in University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Labour Law in Leiden University, Netherlands, or Labour Law and Employment Relations in Tilburg University, Netherlands. Find a suitable study program by using the Search button.