Why don't Labor Laws Favour Employers?

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Entrepreneur, South Sudan

Why don't Labor Laws Favour Employers?

🔥NEW Why are labor laws all over the world not favouring employers, but rather they 100% favor employees?
Is it because the laws were drafted by government employees, which gave upper hand to only work on something that favours their own interests?



Why Labor Laws around the World Favor Workers

The main reason for this is undoubtedly that historically employers have had a powerful bargaining position vis-à-vis individual employees.
This led to exploitation of workers and, because the government serves the public interest, it has legislated to protect workers from this.

Bud Bilanich
Professor, United States


I disagree. Labor laws (in the US at least) very much favor employers. It has been this way since Taft Hartley*.
Also, labor laws are not written by government employees, but by members of the US House and Senate.
*Editor: The Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, better known as the Taft–Hartley Act, is a United States federal law that restricts the activities and power of labor unions. The Taft–Hartley Act amended the 1935 National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), prohibiting unions from engaging in several unfair labor practices. Among the practices prohibited by the Taft–Hartley act are jurisdictional strikes, wildcat strikes, solidarity or political strikes, secondary boycotts, secondary and mass picketing, closed shops, and monetary donations by unions to federal political campaigns. Source: Wikipedia. 24-2-2023

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