The Legislative Protection of the Equal Employment Right of Individuals With Criminal Records Based on the International Human Rights Law



Individuals with criminal records should be considered as vulnerable group in the labor market and desire special arrangements with the aim to fulfill their equal employment right. With a view of International Human Rights Law, this article illuminates the principles to protect and promote their equal employment right, analyzes the legislations related to the equal employment right of individuals with criminal records in China and proposes a potential path to improve the legislative protection of the equal employment right of individuals with criminal records complying with the requirements of International Human Rights Law.


Equal employment right; Equality and non-discrimination; International human rights law; Criminal records; China

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