Labor as an Object of Legal Regulation in the Conditions of Modern Market Relations

  • Marina N. BronnikovaEmail author
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)


The timeliness of stated issue related to the fact that labor issues have inter-sectoral nature of the discussion. This is due to the difficulty in distinguishing the independent and non-independent (dependent) labor, as well as there are different approaches to the understanding of labor concept: in economics, labor is considered as a commodity, and in law—as a viable and useful activity. The economic value is found in achieving desired labor result, but not in the process of the job in the modern market conditions. The purpose of this article is the revelation of labor concept as an element of modern market relations and the object of legal regulation, and the formulation of the new approach to understanding of labor as an economic and legal category. Dialectic and comparative are the main methods of studying this problem. This allows to study the concept of labor as a cross-cutting legal category. Summary: The article presents the main approaches to the legal regulation of labour, identifies the social and economic preconditions in revising the concept of labor as an element of market relations and the object of legal regulation. Materials of the article are practically valuable for experts in the field of labor economics and law, as well as for persons engaged in research in legal regulation of employment field and persons engaged in legislative activity.


Independent labor Non-independent (dependent) labor Wage labor Temporary agency work Labor result 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Samara State UniversitySamaraRussia

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