Flexicurity analysis of the labour market in Turkey

Flexicurity is a comprehensive approach to designing labour market policies. It has been developed to address in a balanced way both the needs of enterprises for a flexible labour force – to enable them to adapt to changing economic conditions and become or remain competitive; and the needs of workers for protection against labour market risks and for secure transitions between jobs or other situations. This report explores the applicability of the flexicurity approach in Turkey in the framework of the country's accession to the European Union.

Flexicurity is a comprehensive approach to designing labour market policies. It has been developed to address in a balanced way both the needs of enterprises for a flexible labour force – to enable them to adapt to changing economic conditions and become or remain competitive; and the needs of workers for protection against labour market risks and for secure transitions between jobs or other situations. This report explores the applicability of the flexicurity approach in Turkey in the framework of the country’s accession to the European Union.