Employment Effects of Worker Protection

Evidence from the United States

Published in: Employment Security and Labor Market Behavior / Christoph F. Buechtemann, ed. (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. 1993), Chapter 8, p. 215-227

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1992

by James N. Dertouzos, Lynn A. Karoly

This paper investigates the labor market consequences of legal changes such as the series of judicial rulings in the 1990s that placed important limitations on the ability of managers to terminate employees.

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