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Employment relations and dismissal regulations: does employment legislation protect the health of workers?

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Sociologists have long acknowledged that being in a precarious labour market position, whether employed or unemployed, can harm peoples' health. However, scholars have yet to fully investigate the possible contextual, institutional determinants of this relationship. Two institutions that were overlooked in previous empirical studies are the regulations that set minimum compensation for dismissal, severance payments, and entitlements to a period of notice before dismissal, notice periods. Thes...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/spol.12487

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9114-965X
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Policy and Administration Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
7
Pages:
939-957
Publication date:
2019-02-14
Acceptance date:
2018-12-12
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EISSN:
1467-9515
ISSN:
0144-5596
Pubs id:
pubs:951576
URN:
uri:7cf29592-3e8e-45cd-88f1-d39134033b98
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uuid:7cf29592-3e8e-45cd-88f1-d39134033b98
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pubs:951576

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