Employment Law

The Legal History of Employment and Labor Law

This section provides an overview of Employment and Labor Law

Employment in the CEDAW

Article 11 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) stipulates, in relation to Employment, that all countries are required to eliminate discrimination in employment, with special attention given to discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. They should ensure that women have equality with men regarding the rights to:

• work

• employment and selection for employment

• choice of profession

• promotion, job security and benefits

• vocational training

• equal pay for work of equalvalue

• social security and paid leave

Employment by Economic Activity (in the Human Development Area)

In this context, Employment by Economic Activity means: _mployment in industry, agriculture or services as defined according to the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) system (revisions 2 and 3). Industry refers to mining and quarrying, manufacturing, construction and public utilities (gas, water and electricity). Agriculture refers to activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing. Services refer to wholesale and retail trade; restaurants and hotels; transport, storage and communications; finance, insurance, real estate and business services; and community, social and personal services.

Main Elements in the United States Law

Employment Defined

The American legal Ecyclopedia (including defining Employment) offers a fundamental understanding of this topic, providing a fresh approach to the trends. The main entry thoroughly describes its application.

The “At Will” Presumption

The American legal Ecyclopedia offers a fundamental understanding of this topic, providing a fresh approach to the trends. The main entry thoroughly describes its application.

Employment and Europe

There is an entry on employment in the European legal encyclopedia.



This entry provides an overview of the legal framework of employment, with a description of the most significant features of employment at international level.

Related Work and Conclusions

Acting Within Scope of Employment

Arising Out of and in the Course of Own Employment


See Also

  • Personnel
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Military Personnel
  • Law Practice Management
  • Job
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Right
  • Employment Contract
  • Labor
  • Employment Law
  • International Labor Law
  • Industrial Safety
  • Labour
  • Labor Right
  • Labor Policy


See Also

  • Course of employment
  • In the course of employment


See Also

  • Scope of employment


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References (Papers)

  • Sargeant V. Henderson Taxi, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 27 (June 1, 2017), Ping Chang, Jun 2017
  • Paid Maternity Leave Legislation: Do Laws Mandating Paid Family Leave Impact Attitudes Towards Working Mothers?, Brianna Seid, Jun 2017
  • Restoring Equity In Right-To-Work Law, Catherine L. Fisk, Benjamin I. Sachs, May 2017
  • Civil Rights Without Remedies: Vicarious Liability Under Title Vii, Section 1983, And Title Ix, Catherine Fisk, Erwin Chemerinsky, May 2017
  • The Legacy Of The Immigrant Workplace: Lessons For The 21st Century Economy, Leticia Saucedo, May 2017
  • Columbia University And Incarcerated Worker Labor Unions Under The National Labor Relations Act, Kara Goad, May 2017


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Further Reading

  • Entry “Employment” in the work “A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein”, by Rodney Leach (Profile Books; London)


See Also

  • Legal Biography
  • Legal Traditions
  • Historical Laws
  • History of Law

Further Reading

Hierarchical Display of Employment

Employment And Working Conditions


Concept of Employment

See the dictionary definition of Employment.

Characteristics of Employment

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Translation of Employment

Thesaurus of Employment

Employment And Working Conditions > Employment

See also

  • Economist
  • Economics science researcher
  • Economics analyst
  • Business economist


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