Protection of Healthcare Workers’ Rights by Trade Unions and Biological Hazards in Ukraine
Yurii P. Burylo1, Sergii Y. Vavzhenchuk2, Mariia V. Protsyshen3

1Yurii P. Burylo, Kyiv National Economic University of Vadim Hetman, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2Sergii Y. Vavzhenchuk, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.
3Mariia V. Protsyshen, Kyiv National Economic University of Vadim Hetman, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Manuscript received on 26 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 19 December 2019 | PP: 46-51 | Volume-8 Issue-4S November 2019 | Retrieval Number: D10201184S19/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D1020.1184S19
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Abstract: The article deals with the issues of protecting the labor rights of healthcare workers by trade unions. In particular, special attention is paid to the doctrinal and legal foundations of protecting the labor rights of medical professionals by trade unions as well as the legal regulation of trade unions’ activities, their rights and duties aimed at the execution of labor rights protection function in healthcare sector. It is also emphasized that there is a great need to improve the protection of healthcare workers’ rights in the light of numerous biological hazards in the healthcare sector. By the means of system analysis, historical and comparative methods a number of gaps and inconsistencies in the current Ukrainian legislation concerning the powers of trade unions and the rights healthcare workers have been revealed. Ways to improve this legislation by addressing those gaps and inconsistencies have been suggested.
Keywords: Labor Rights of Healthcare Workers, Protection of Healthcare Workers’ Labor Rights, Trade Unions in Healthcare Sector, Powers of Trade Unions, Biological Hazards.
Scope of the Article: Bio-Science and Bio-Technology