employment protection

employment protection emˈployment proˌtection noun [uncountable] LAW HUMAN RESOURCES
protection of the rights of workers in a company, for example the right for women to go on maternity leave or the right to be given a reasonable redundancy payment if you lose your job. Employment protection also refers to the system of laws, agreements, and processes that make this possible:

• British workers had the worst employment protection laws in Europe.

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employment protection UK US noun [U] HR, LAW
laws, rules, plans etc. that protect an employee’s rights: »

A written contract is often used today to provide both employers and employees the necessary employment protection.

employment protection laws/legislation »

Under employment protection laws, employees have the right to maternity leave.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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