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The OECD uses the term Employment protection legislation (EPL) in the context of employment protection legislation generally. It refers to all types of employment protection measures, whether grounded primarily in legislation, court rulings, collectively bargained conditions of employment or customary practice.

Source Publication:
OECD Employment Outlook, June 1999, Chapter 2, Employment Protection and Labour Market Performances, page 50.

Cross References:
Employment protection

Statistical Theme: Social and welfare statistics - Social protection

Created on Thursday, May 2, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, March 4, 2003