• Abstract

    The labor legislation of Ukraine is the oldest among all branches of law, and, therefore, requires immediate improvement. The alignment of domestic labor legislation with European standards is one of the conditions for Ukraine’s accession to the EU. In this regard, there is a chance for successful reform of this sector in domestic labor practice, which will create a favorable working environment and will be able to protect employees’ rights and interests. Enhancing the legal framework in the field of labor legislation will strengthen the desire of European partners to attract investment in various economic sectors, thereby contributing to the growth of new jobs and economic development. Taking this into account, studying the issue of improving labor legislation in accordance with European principles is extremely relevant and important for our country since this process will improve citizens’ lives and make them part of a large European family. The purpose of the academic paper is to reveal the features of improving the labor legislation in accordance with the European integration principles.  When studying the issue of improving labor legislation in accordance with European integration principles, it should be noted that this process will contribute to strengthening the legal protection of employees in the context of fair wages, social guarantees, and safety in the workplace. This process will help ensure fair labor conditions, social stability and reduce social-economic problems in society. Improvement of labor legislation in accordance with European integration principles is a key aspect of the strategy of modern Ukraine. Deepening European integration cooperation and the desire to become integrated with the EU require reforms in the field of labor legislation, which is currently far from European standards. Outdated and inefficient regulations should be canceled. They should be replaced by effective and expedient legal norms in the field of labor law that would ensure the protection of all subjects of labor relations, and promote the development of economic and social policy in the state.

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Kotov, V., Hornostai, O., Leontieva, L., Manhora, V., & Alimenko, O. (2024). Advancing labor legislation in alignment with European integration standards. Multidisciplinary Reviews, 7, 2024spe025. https://doi.org/10.31893/multirev.2024spe025
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