Some legal regulation of work of athletes and other employees in professional sports abroad

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We conducted a legal analysis of labor codes and special laws about sports in foreign countries. Comparative analysis of various labor codes and special laws of the sport of foreign countries shows that the peculiarities of legal regulation of sports and labor relations are represented by a small variety. In addition, labor codes and laws of individual countries differ sport specificity of legal regulation of sports and labor relations , depending on the subjects and state intervention in these relations. The study of labor law and legislation on a number of European sports countries in the world allowed to formulate a classification of copyrights, as well as making a number of important scientific generalizations.

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O A Shevchenko

Moscow State University of Law named after O.E. Kutafin (MSLA)

The Department of labor law and social security law


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