Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


European Standards for the Protection of Social Rights of Labor Migrants

Author(s): Inshyn Mykola, Kolesnyk Tetiana, Kovalenko Ruslan, Dashutin Ihor, Pavlichenko Volodymyr

Description: The purpose of the article is to study European standards for the protection of social rights of migrant workers. The subject of the article is international and European standards for the protection of social rights of migrant workers. Methodology: Research methods are chosen based on the object, subject, and purpose of the study. The study used general scientific and special methods of legal science. The methodological bases for the study are the following scientific methods: formal-dogmatic, systemic structural, historical-comparative and logical. The results of the study: The results of the study made it possible to define the term “international standards” and to classify these standards into: 1) universal and regional; 2) general and special. Practical implications: As a result of the research the feasibility of consolidation of bilateral agreements into a separate group of acts containing European standards of rights of the studied category of workers is proven. Value/originality: On the basis of the research it is concluded that, as a whole, the national legislation of Ukraine meets European standards; however, there are also some shortcomings, the ways of elimination of which are also suggested by the author.