INWORK Policy Brief No. 8

Employment Protection Legislation: New Approaches to Measuring the Institution

This policy brief presents an overview of employment protection legislation levels and coverage in 95 countries, in the period from 2009 to 2013. The overview is based on a new set of EPL indicators – the ILO EPLex indicators, launched in 2015, as well as accompanying data on EPL coverage recently collected by the ILO.