Employment protection and labour market adjustment in OECD countries : evolving institutions and variable enforcement

Employment and Training Papers No. 48

Looks at enforcement procedures as a source of heterogeneity of Employment Protection Legislation of nine EU countries, Australia and New Zealand, and Canada and the USA. Compiles in tabular form data on the earnings dispersion, minimum wage systems and unemployment insurance benefits as well as facts about jurisprudence, and conditions of individual dismissals and collective redundancies.