EU law and problems of the codification of the Bulgarian labour legislation

Krassimira Sredkova


Based on historical experience, in Bulgarian labour legislation, in recent years the problem of the state of its codification has become more and more pronounced. This condition is alarming. In the presence of a reasonable, comprehensive code, laws are being constantly adopted on separate issues that either do not regulate anything specific, or repeat provisions of the Labour Code. Furthermore, the body of by-laws
keeps expanding uncontrollably. Most often this is explained by some requirements of EU law, new socio-economic conditions, etc., while in fact this expansion is due to inadequate expertise of the law-making bodies, interference of non-legal considerations, etc. This creates many difficulties in understanding and applying labour legislation.


code; normative act; legal norm; law; EU requirements; employment relationships

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Published : 2023-04-19

SredkovaK. (2023). EU law and problems of the codification of the Bulgarian labour legislation. Z Problematyki Prawa Pracy I Polityki Socjalnej, 21(4), 1-19.

Krassimira Sredkova
Uniwersytet Sofijski im. św. Klemensa z Ochrydy  Bulgaria

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