The EPLex database contains legal information on the regulation of temporary contracts and employment termination at the initiative of the employer. It covers over fifty elements of employment protection, grouped under nine themes. The information is based on regulation at the national level.
Currently 116 countries are covered under EPLex
All legal information contained in the EPLex database can be downloaded by theme.
In addition, this legal information has been quantified by ILO lawyers and economists, to produce a series of synthetic, or aggregate, indicators of employment protection. The quantification was undertaken in order to facilitate statistical analysis and cross-country comparison of the legal data. The quantification methodology is based on international labour standards.