Meaning of labour law in English:

labour law


(US labor law)
  • A law relating to the rights and responsibilities of workers.

    ‘some employers are ignorant of the labour laws’
    • ‘it is enshrined in labour law that everyone has the right to join a trade union’
    • ‘They are grown on small family farms, where workers are reasonably remunerated, protected by well-observed labour laws.’
    • ‘Without compulsory education, governments are unable to enforce child labour laws.’
    • ‘The wider body of Irish labour law may also be formally linked with the new work permits legislation.’
    • ‘They'll stay away from multinationals that use child workers or break labour laws overseas.’
    • ‘He graduated in law from Chile Catholic University in 1932, where he subsequently became professor of labour law.’