- Labour courts — Labour rights — Right to work — Collective rights — Economic, social, and cultural rights
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General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1. Labour rights can be understood as those parts of law which grant workers, whether individually or collectively, particular entitlements connected to their employment, or by virtue of their status as workers. These rights are often connected to their terms of employment and how those terms are negotiated, in particular through mechanisms of collective bargaining and the role of trade unions. Paradigmatic examples of labour rights attached to the individual worker might include guarantees of fair and safe conditions of work, the prohibition of certain forms of...