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Table 1 Legal coverage, or scope of the general EPL regime: excluded workers

From: Coverage of employment protection legislation

None Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, Malaysia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia
Domestic workers Argentinaa, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Morocco, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia
Judiciary Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, France, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia
Seafarers Bangladesh, Belgium, Cambodia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Japan, FYR of Macedonia, Madagascar, Morocco, Nigeria, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, UK
State security corps Ghana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia
Diplomats Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Yemen
Mine workers Morocco
Clergy Denmark, Netherlands
Members of political organizations Viet Nam
UN employees Angola, Antigua, and Barbuda
Civil/public servants (69 countries) Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Central African Republic, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Viet Nam, United Republic of Tanzania, Yemen
Police Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Hungary, Italy, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Slovenia, Switzerland, United Republic of Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, UK, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia
Managerial/executive positions Angola, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Chile, Estonia, Ethiopia, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, USA, Viet Nam, Zambia
Sportsmen Italy, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
Employers’ family members Angola, Bangladesh, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Nigeria, Saint Lucia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen
Actors Morocco, New Zealand
Auxiliary administrative employees Cameroon
Teachers Bangladesh, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands
Flying personnel Cambodia, FYR of Macedonia, Nigeria, Turkey
Agricultural workers Argentinaa, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Greece, Honduras, Jordan, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USA, Yemen
Army Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Russian Federation, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, UK, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia
Members of cooperatives Angola, Greece, Panama, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam
Prison personnel Cameroon, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia
Apprentices Denmark, Lesotho, Morocco, Turkey,
Journalists Bangladesh, Italy, Morocco
Non-federally regulated workers Australia, Canada (Federal only)
Dock workers Belgium
Casual workers Australia
Blue-collar workers Denmarkb
  1. aIn Argentina, agricultural workers are included into the EPL coverage since 2012 and domestic workers since 2013
  2. bIn Denmark, white-collar workers are covered by specific collective agreements
  3. Source: ILO (2015b)