Regulation of Internship in Georgian and EU Legislation
Keywords:Internship/traineeship, Labour Code of Georgia, the EU, open-market internship
The internship contract is among of new legal institutes regulated by the Labour Code of Georgia based on amendments of September 29, 2020.
There are different types of internships, including open-market traineeship. This latest is concluded based on direct relationship between an employer and an intern. Such a model is rarely subject to legal regulation in European countries or is not allowed.
The article reviews the characteristics of an internship; various types of internships are discribed; model of regulation by the Labor Code of Georgia is studied and evaluated; the EU approach and European practice is presented; Controversial questions are initiated for future research and analysis.
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