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n Acta Juridica - Labour law beyond employment

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Abstract

Traditional justifications for the purpose of labour law have focused on its role in remedying the imbalance of bargaining power within the employment relationship. More recent scholarship focuses on the broad range of regulatory functions that labour law can play in the labour market. These include enhancing the employability of individual employees, enhancing access into the labour market by new entrants, and assisting working people during transitional phases in their working lives. Contemporary debates about labour market regulation in South Africa need to take account of these diverse factors in order to respond to the country's ongoing high levels of unemployment and inequality, and to provide a basis for greater consensus over the future direction of labour market regulation.

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2012-01-01
2016-12-08
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