Well-coordinated, professional, and efficient labor administration machinery is essential to the effective governance of the labor market. This unique volume clearly sets out the role, functions, and organization of labor administration. It highlights the relationship between social policy and economic policy and identifies the vast array of services that most people have access to during their working lives. It gives a comprehensive overview of the main principles of labor administration—covering labor legislation, industrial relations, working conditions, and employment—and describes ways in which current challenges can be met through policy, organization, coordination, and management.
This book will be valuable resource for labor administrators, labor inspectors, conciliators, employment service officials, governments, workers, employers, researchers, and professionals.